the fog

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    the fog

    a heavy fog descends
    casting a grey haze
    trapping all the light within
    with no means of escape


    the fog seems to lurk and breathe
    scattered whispers spread
    in slow motion is seems to move
    a silent creeping death


    the fog grows ever so dense
    as it suffocates the light
    the darkness becomes even more intense
    as the light begins to die


    a spreading death consuming all
    its path is not direct
    no exception does it take
    no light i will eject


    as the light is falling dead
    within the darkened grasp
    across the night the fog has spread
    i hear a whispered laugh

     
    an eerie silence falls across the night
    the darkness settles in
    into the haze the light has died
    the fog has won again

     

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    Olan01 commented on the fog

    10-21-2010

    I like this poem about the close feeling of fog as it surrounds you. In another sense, Dano, a friend and I were hiking one winter’s morning up a mountain in northeastern Washington, the fog was thick. As we climbed we emerged above and look down at the beautiful cloud tops covering the city below. So, if you strive hard enough you can always fine light. Well written. Love, peace and freedom, Olan P.S. There are so many great poets here to read but one could never read them all and still have time to write. I am glad I visited your area, today.

    Dano

    10/22/2010

    thank you for visiting my area olan...

    Maleficent commented on the fog

    01-17-2010

    wow... very intense write... I can almost feel the fog enfolding... these are difficult feelings to harbor... you share them with masterful skillz ;)

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