Charles Darnell

Rookie - 380 Points [whalefungus] (01/19/1950 / St Martinsville, Louisiana)

Charles Darnell Poems

1. Judas 6/10/2013
2. Empty 6/26/2013
3. Lac-Mégantic 7/14/2013
4. Crimson 8/6/2013
5. Neon Bible -For John Kennedy Toole 7/8/2013
6. Consider Job 12/19/2013
7. Where My Mother Lies 5/13/2014
8. For Aylan 9/6/2015
9. Drowned 11/15/2015
10. Orlando's Blood 6/19/2016
11. The Marriage Of Jeanne D’arc 12/2/2013
12. Kairos 4/2/2014
13. Lay Me Down 7/9/2013
14. Confession 6/18/2013
15. Crows Of Cain 6/4/2013
16. Flight Of Words 5/22/2013
17. Quarter Moon Waxing 10/10/2013
18. The Magi 12/2/2013
19. Air: A Love Poem 8/29/2013
20. Pompeii’s Lover 9/20/2013
21. Sail 10/7/2013
22. Yahoo Buckaroo! 8/26/2015
23. Lazarus 5/19/2013
24. Waiting For Joy 5/28/2013
25. Alone 7/3/2013
Best Poem of Charles Darnell

Alone

I walk along a melancholy strand,
Hearing music played too far
To be meant for me.
Drifting down the beach,
Distorted by erratic wind,
It faintly pulled,
Like the withdrawing tide
Pulls flotsam from the shore.

Here is where you haunt me.
The hiss of the returning waves
Whisper your name,
The cry of the gulls call,
But you will never answer.
Your image is torn by breeze and spray
Fleeing up the sand,
Hiding in the hollow dunes.

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Orlando's Blood

In the early morning hours
the blood dries from arterial red
to sullen black
on the floor,
on the walls.
in the lounge and the back rooms.

It will be washed down in time,
diluted by water

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