Shadows (or) Things You Wouldn't Hump in the Night.

Avatar Author: I Am Not Number! You don't wanna know, and if you already do..well ain't you just filthy... Read Bio

They waited.
Gathered beneath the eaves until night inks a gloaming reprieve from their candela cast griefs.
With dusk diffusing sunlit bars-instant presence it’s no present-no need for cars with soul as black as the hole from whence it stole.
An unrelenting scene to last the night, but moonshine smite and the burning fright of orange pools dripped by sentinels tall and slight.
DON’T PEEP into the midnight blue, they will seep in-out your eyes to the dearest things in your keep, unwashed encroachers e’en though you weep.
Caught out they cringe, features screwed, hoping sympathy will impinge and temper your chagrin
-because foulest grin does not endear but announces every oily ounce of sin stained from centuries of djinn and show them thin of all that human nature doth underpin.

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  1. Avatar Tad Winslow

    Not exactly a quick read. It has a good rhythm and I think it ends well. For all of its complexity I find it vague with meaning— which is just how poetry is sometimes.

  2. Avatar I Am Not Number!

    Cheers Tad, to be honest the rhythm here put me in mind of a somewhat harried and forgetful dance partner. It’s just about paying the price for poor choices, out and out poetry is not my medium of choice but the quick quick slow is lulling me into not over thinking what I’m doing, tangents are my speciality and normally I’d still be uncobbling about now…

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