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Dark Angel

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Geoffrey Sonnen
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since 07-05-2000
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Reading, PA USA


0 posted 07-24-2000 11:44 PM       View Profile for Geoffrey Sonnen   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems   Click to Submit your Poem to Passions  View IP for Geoffrey Sonnen


Lead me away on ethereal wings
   dusted with darkened imagery
      that your brilliance brings
You've been sent from above
   though you may be "Down Under"
A touch of your glove
   has softened the thunder
      that has abated my life

These ochre refrains
   orchestrating the fray
      have bled out my being
   Cliched Heart
      over-blown, over used
Cacophony of strains
   reverberating my day
      have weakened this "mote"
   Poison Dart
      over-thrown...abused

Suddenly...

Pinspots break through the blackened cloth of sky
   like clouds swept through a sieve
      illuminating the broken pieces,
         left of what is left of who I am
While "Belief" is ending I am wrought
   without the will to live
      imaginary "Golden Fleeces"
         tempt disillusion...I am damned

And so while weaving my own cyber-web
   with hands that are forlorn
and while losing my Main Passion
   I stumbled into "Passions" door
Then Dark Angel struck her caring match
   to see this one who's  torn
      an oxymoron born
So...

Lead me away Dark Angel
   if that is who you are...
Dusted by you're hopeful imagery
the "Dark" meets the "Dark"
Our souls collide, coincide
Our Darkness shared...
   one hopeful, one hopeless
Spread your wings
   black as my essence
      to cover this Ephemeral Wraith
What Holy trough do you lead me to ?
   How I crave
      a Sanctuary where my soul could bathe

But no...you and I...

We are just flesh and blood with different wounds
   and sometimes scars will last forever
Some wounds can heal if they are found
   ...others only fester

You go to Live, to Hope, to Dream
I go to die...to hope to Live it seems...
   for I am "Down Under"
      even under you Dark Angel, the World
   Imbroglio...and I am asunder
      a tattered flag alone, unfurled

The "Low" came to its lowest point...

There're just so many lives I've died to Live
   to never find a home
      ...not even in my heart

But Dark Angel watches over my night
   she reaches out...
and hopes to have me see some light
   She reaches out...
      toward the one whose heart is dying
         within doubt...
Dark Angel...is there a Miracle about ?


    (At this point I'll take a crumb of one)  




[This message has been edited by Geoffrey Sonnen (edited 07-25-2000).]
© Copyright 2000 Geoffrey Sonnen - All Rights Reserved
Dark Angel
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since 08-04-99
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1 posted 07-25-2000 05:49 AM       View Profile for Dark Angel   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems  View IP for Dark Angel

Geoffrey,WOW, I don't know what to say, this is beautiful....I'm sort of lost for words  
Thank you!

Is there a Miracle about?  you ask, Indeed there is Geoffrey.

Thanks again, talk to you soon
L Tiuch
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since 02-04-2000
Posts 151
NY


2 posted 07-25-2000 10:40 AM       View Profile for L Tiuch   Email L Tiuch   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems  View IP for L Tiuch

Miracles do happen...you just need to believe.  Nicely written.  Linda
Heather Miller
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since 07-19-2000
Posts 424
Bryan, Ohio USA


3 posted 07-25-2000 02:52 PM       View Profile for Heather Miller   Email Heather Miller   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems   Click to visit Heather Miller's Home Page   View IP for Heather Miller

VERY nice..... I was moved beyond compare.......
LITL,
Heather

With God all things are possible.
ethome
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since 05-14-2000
Posts 11545
New Brunswick Canada


4 posted 07-25-2000 02:55 PM       View Profile for ethome   Email ethome   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems   Click to visit ethome's Home Page   View IP for ethome

incredibly captivating...hooked me completely
.......GMV.......ethome..
Poet deVine
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Hurricane Alley


5 posted 07-25-2000 07:17 PM       View Profile for Poet deVine   Email Poet deVine   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems  View IP for Poet deVine

Wonderful!!!
Mike
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since 06-19-99
Posts 2528


6 posted 07-25-2000 11:10 PM       View Profile for Mike   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems  View IP for Mike

Nicely written poem.  Enjoyed very much.
WhtDove
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since 07-22-99
Posts 9561
Illinois


7 posted 07-26-2000 12:09 AM       View Profile for WhtDove   Email WhtDove   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems   Click to visit WhtDove's Home Page   View IP for WhtDove

What a gift you give her with these words! This is beautiful! Miracles happen all the time!  God is with us all the time, and He understands.

I really enjoyed this one! Two souls who reach out to one another in a time of need. Accidental? Some might say so. I say no way, a miracle indeed!  
AVANTI
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since 02-02-2000
Posts 677
INDIA/MAHARASHTRA/PUNE


8 posted 07-26-2000 03:22 AM       View Profile for AVANTI   Email AVANTI   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems  View IP for AVANTI

very well written...
great work....
wonderful...


If all was light...then I would have never learnt the dark...from which such truth evolves
from which evolves the light...
Avanti Rao

Jon Mewett
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since 03-04-2000
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9 posted 07-26-2000 06:24 AM       View Profile for Jon Mewett   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems  View IP for Jon Mewett

This poem is driven by emotion and feeling.

Very nice

Jon
BSC
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10 posted 07-26-2000 08:23 AM       View Profile for BSC   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems  View IP for BSC

Magnificent!!!  Bonnie
Tiziano
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since 07-26-2000
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11 posted 07-26-2000 10:24 AM       View Profile for Tiziano   Email Tiziano   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems  View IP for Tiziano

The imagery is fascinating and powerful. Good work.
Tiziano
Janet Marie
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since 01-22-2000
Posts 18986


12 posted 03-20-2003 08:58 PM       View Profile for Janet Marie   Email Janet Marie   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems  View IP for Janet Marie

What an incredible tribute to a special friend...absolutely lovely in both its imagery and in its intentions of honoring DA ...very cool write ...
such a wonderful gifting of words and inspiration.
Lucky girl Maree
Beautiful Geoff
 
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