Dark's Beginning

Dark's Beginning

A Poem by Cpt. Alex Rover
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When the light rules, whence shall the darkness go?

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The dark fractals dance before my eyes

I giggle, amused, to my surprise

They coalesce on my arm and spirit me away

to find safe haven, for my spirit to stay

I shake them off, annoyed

“What makes them think I fear the void?

Their dance exasperates,

And, I extrapolate,

“if they bring me away,

“in that place, forever I shall stay


So I shake them off, standing up

And I stuff them in a glass-like cup

Atop a balsa staff they go

To shine darkness upon light’s glow


I take up my lamp and trudge on

Through the land of the rising, burning sun.


© 2017 Cpt. Alex Rover



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Added on September 22, 2017
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Cpt. Alex Rover
Cpt. Alex Rover

Quezon, Metro Manila, Philippines



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Avid reader and writer from the PH, I write and act in plays, but I love poetry and short stories, particularly writing them, my main topics being Science-Fantasy and its applicable genres. I speciali.. more..

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