Tears Of Black

Tears Of Black

A Poem by Sherbs Dreaming Tree Of Poetry

Once there stood a man
A man of crimson sweat and tears of black 
Through an ethereal life span

No matter the turmoil
Through the torment and the hardship
He builds like a tightening coil
Like a python around its prey 

Anger is an effervescent emotion 
One of boiling blood 
That pours like a never ending flood
Evil never ends his torment
Only fuels it

He has battled through hell
Beaten Lilliths spell
Ensuing darkness corrodes 
As the mountains and hills erode

Into the valley he will walk
To face his inner-demons 
With a blade of brandished sorrow 
And a shield of tattered souls

© 2012 Sherbs Dreaming Tree Of Poetry

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I was blown away. Awesome! I love your imagery.

Posted 7 Years Ago

The mental image I got with this poem was outstanding. Great job! The first and third Stanza's really stood out to me, I love the phrasing you have here. As the darkness aproaches us we embrace it with open arms just waiting.... waiting for the time. Some fear, some love, some embrace, others don't notice. as we walk amongst the masses we show no fear, but love and sorrow as we notice those who go un-noticed or otherwise unknown.

Posted 7 Years Ago

"A man of crimson sweat and tears of black"...
Whoa. That line just struck me like a slap across my face...what a phrase!
It calls to my mind bitterness - 'tears of black' - and thankless, soulless toil - 'crimson sweat' - where he pours his heart out- literally - sweating blood, crimson sweat, but to no avail...
wonderfully emotive, this poem struck a chord in my heart. great work!

Posted 7 Years Ago

the imagery is dark but interesting. nice work.

Posted 7 Years Ago

Mm nice pleasant write tinted in dark... Very kewl actually enjoyed it very muchly :)

Posted 7 Years Ago

A powerful poem. I like the journey of the man and his desire to not lose. Thank you for the excellent poem.

Posted 7 Years Ago

Wow, I got a really strong image in my mind while reading this.
I like it ^^

Posted 7 Years Ago

Wow.. this I like.. the picture it painted in my mind was intense.. I could see you walking off with shield in hand...xo well done..x

Posted 7 Years Ago

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Added on January 20, 2012
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