The Phantom Mask

The Phantom Mask

A Poem by C. Peril

After a temporary pause from writing I decided to get back into the habit with a short poem which explores the concepts of creativity, motivation and the forces behind writing and living.

When you are the abyss
and it stares into you,
what can it become?

Could it become the canvas
that saves you

Could it be the emptiness
that moves you...

to create something of extreme beauty? 

You are in a dark place
but it all came from darkness

© 2017 C. Peril

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A poem that impresses with honesty and observation!

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Added on December 12, 2017
Last Updated on December 12, 2017
Tags: Creativity, Darkness, Abyss, Poetry, Writing, Inspiration, Regeneration, Rebuilding, Moving Forward


C. Peril
C. Peril

GY, Humberside, United Kingdom

Creeping quietly towards 30 years of age. Based in Nowheresville, England. Writer (if we're being liberal with the term.) Reader. Hoper. Believer. Lover of music and LFC. more..

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