The Dark place where beasts rest

The Dark place where beasts rest

A Poem by Pebbles

In my darkness
There are no cracks
No rays of light
Trying to peek through
Only helpless moments
A shadow of the one I knew before
Looking back
 
I know I lost myself
long before I even noticed
 
The look on your face
When meeting by chance
Says a million nothings
 To a man that has forgotten how to care
 
Hither onwards this lowly soul will wander
 
Damn you for not telling me before
Damn them all
How was I to know I was cursed
 
Sometimes it is wise to tell
Your friends the truth you see
Behind those lost grey eyes
For if by not revealing the truth
You loose a friend to the darkness
What was your silence for
But to save your own back
 
Be wise next time
 
Now leave me 
For the beast
Is hungry
And you look like a
Satisfying snack my dear

© 2011 Pebbles


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The end makes me think how I've heard dragons find us crunchy and well-paired with ketchup.

Posted 8 Years Ago


What a depth of life and death here... in the darkest of shadows... that place of questions and sorrows that swift over you... A powerful vision of a haunting world.

Posted 8 Years Ago


When is the beast not hungry? What is wise? To tell a friend a truth that will save or to sit behind lying eyes? Silence is golden... gray drifts between the lines
Most people will lose themselves long before they find themselves lost... you just have to remember to not snack upon the unsuspecting trying to pet you...

I love this Pebbles... you've out done yourself ;-)

Posted 8 Years Ago


I like the poem. The poem told a interesting tale. I like the description and the desire of the words.
"I know I lost myself
long before I even noticed"
I like the strong ending to the excellent poem.
Coyote


Posted 8 Years Ago


When meeting by chance
Says a million nothings.....love this. I felt the anger and the reversal or emotions. great write...

Posted 8 Years Ago


And you should always go wherever the write take's ya my friend perfect work pebb's im a fan of dark writes always will be
Hey ever drink and drive on the mini golf course?

Talk about fun so im told ahh summer is leaving tourists there great with bbq sauce so they say cannibals they make great neighbors cause ya never have to worry bout door to door salesmen

ASnyway6s as always my friend you prove with every work why you are and always will be a great writer cheers and stay crazy Gonzo

Posted 8 Years Ago


the beast and the darkness go together , so do the truth and the light . i choose the truth but sometimes the darkness chooses me.

Posted 8 Years Ago



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Added on September 7, 2011
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Pebbles
Pebbles

Bristol, South West, United Kingdom



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If I didnt write I would probably go out of my mind, I am inspired by everything and everyone around me, you want to know more about me just read my poetry ... all is good in my world .... The film .. more..

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