Dark Poetry - Proudly Publishing Poems Prose And People's Priceless Poetry     Skip to main content
[Get Full Access & Your Own Profile: Join For Free]
2007-09-29 Journal Entry- Blind Shadows by Aunty Depressant
dark Poetry
dark Poetry

2007-09-29 Journal Entry- Blind Shadows

By Aunty Depressant

This came to me when I was laying down with my 3 yr. old son:

In my hands,
I hold your head,
Resting between my breasts,
you listen to the beat of my heart
you sleep

Tiny patches of sky disappear and return
from behind the dancing trees.
The drops of rain
storm just past
cling to the windows
casting shadows on the blinds
tan
spotted

I stare at my hands...
look again at the blinds...
they look alike.
I wonder to myself

Are these freckles?
...
or as the time goes
and the sun hides behind another cloud
the shades darken
am I too heading toward the sunset?

Unauthorized Copying Is Prohibited. Ask the author first.
© 2007 Aunty Depressant
Published on Saturday, September 29, 2007.     Filed under: "Reflective" and "Journal"
Log In or Join (free) to see the special features here.

Comments on "2007-09-29 Journal Entry- Blind Shadows"

Log in to post comments.
  • A former member wrote: how hauntingly real. .. caught in the fleetingness of time and wonder. .of parallels between ourselves and anything that eer existed at all ... great capture


How to Criticize Without Causing Offense
© 1998-2014 DarkPoetry LLC
Donate
[Join (free)]    [More Poetry]    [Get Help]    [Our Poets]    [Read Poems]    [Terms & Privacy]
503 Service Temporarily Unavailable
Dark Poetry Logo
Poems Not For The Masses- The Dark Poetry calls you.     Skip to main content

503 Service Temporarily Unavailable

A database fault has been detected.

(logged)

Help DarkPoet Fix This!

So that this error doesn't keep bugging you or others, please take a few minutes to send me a report that will help me fix it.

One warning: If you submit this report and there's a problem that is affecting all of DarkPoetry, it will simply result in another error page and no message will get to me. So you may want to check the main page first to be sure the rest of DP is actually working. If there's a site-wide problem, there is no need to send a report, we'll know about it already.

Before you report this error, think about the steps you took to trigger it and go back and try to see if you can make it happen twice in a row. If you can, there's a good chance I can fix it in no time at all. If you can't, you may have experienced a temporary problem.

Please log in to submit a problem report. If the problem is preventing you from logging in, please contact helpme@support.darkpoetry.com with the following information copied into the email:
Buginfo ID# e0136afcb59d3ce18417a5ed9f586b57cf9
© 1998-2014 DarkPoetry LLC
Donate
[Join (free)]    [More Poetry]    [Get Help]    [Our Poets]    [Read Poems]    [Terms & Privacy]