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When shadows turn in the macabre!

When shadows turn in the macabre!

A Poem by andrew mitchell

The macabre
was no more a
presence of mind
living in the shadows,
dark foreboding
eclipsing the rationality
of common sense
while light was given
shining once more,
a glimmer of hope
as shadows ran
in the safety of the dark
creating hysteria.

© 2018 andrew mitchell



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If the second occurrence of 'while' was replaced by 'as' the flow would be spot on in this poignant piece of 'Poe pie' A.M.

Posted 8 Months Ago


andrew mitchell

8 Months Ago

thank you tony i will change it
Aaaaaagh! Great imagery and eloquent, sinister words make me think of gothic ruins and wailing spirits- just in time for Halloween too! Macabre is a state of mind not to be trifled with. Great read Andrew!

Posted 8 Months Ago


andrew mitchell

8 Months Ago

thank you annette
...is there a chill in here, or what? I like it, Andrew!

Posted 9 Months Ago


andrew mitchell

8 Months Ago

thank you kelly

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Added on September 22, 2017
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andrew mitchell
andrew mitchell

adelaide, Australia



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I love pushing the limits on writing poetry. Not everyone's cup of tea but maybe a few will enjoy the twists and turns, the simple, the depth of simplicity, the bizarre and the ridiculous. Strindberg.. more..

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