Fade To Black

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Fade To Black


Autumn's colors wane,
Winter time draws near.
As nights grow longer,
The days I long for,
Slowly disappear.

Seasons gradually change,
It's hard to know they're here.
When they're gone,
Life moves on,
You've lived another year.

So it goes, on and on,
No way to turn back.
Raindrops fall,
Soon it all,
Fades and turns to black...



Copyright © November 2009
Kevin Mooney

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SuSpence commented on Fade To Black

04-29-2010

Another great one from you kmooney. This title drew me in as I have a poem called 'Fade to White'. I really liked this one, despite its somber tone, I was very touched by it. -Spence

icu2 commented on Fade To Black

01-09-2010

From this side of the spectrum, yes it looks pretty bleak. As the box with a loved one is lowered into the hole in the ground to be covered with dirt...yeah, it looks pretty bleak. But I believe this is only the beginning. That's why it is important for us to find out what we are supposed to be doing during our time on this planet. Look in the book is what my Grandma always said. So...I did! and...I do! Things look good. (smiles) Good poem my friend.

In science one tries to tell people, in such a way as to be understood by everyone, something that no one ever knew before. But in poetry, it's the exact opposite.

Franz Kafka (1883-1924) Czech writer.

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