James Jarrett

Rookie - 173 Points (1963 / California)

Absence Of The Sun - Poem by James Jarrett

In the absence of the sun
I can see the darkness in the human heart,
the silouhetted evil that lies within the soul

Within the confines of the misty gloom,
roam the fettered wraiths
of secret passion

Lustful, wanton desire, the id essential,
haunts the etheral domain,
cloaked in shimmering gossamer veils

Half realized creatures of the dark
stalk with soundless echoes
the dim corridors of the soul

Unbound, unchained,
the foul, corrupt spirits of dark secret thoughts
wander freely

In the absence of the sun
I am afraid to close my eyes


Comments about Absence Of The Sun by James Jarrett

  • Gold Star - 33,355 Points Gangadharan Nair Pulingat (8/9/2015 4:29:00 AM)

    A good imagination about the absence of sun light which is the real source of energy of world. (Report) Reply

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  • Gold Star - 8,377 Points Ramesh T A (8/9/2015 3:26:00 AM)

    The force of darkness in the absence of Sun light surely haunts as in a Dracula story! (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 0 Points Shirley Hanley (9/13/2009 3:16:00 PM)

    James this one gave me chills... I'm awestruck by the beauty and especially the simplicity of your words. a definite 10 (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Fred Babbin (8/11/2008 11:08:00 AM)

    Beauty and clarity wrapped up together. That's hard to come by. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Arabian Heart (8/8/2008 9:56:00 PM)

    time within a hearts sighs
    love like a flame that takes you high
    love that can never be tamed
    sighs in which wonder came
    in which you say cant be chained
    thats a love that will make you sang

    a poem to my heart please write more (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 33 Points Fay Slimm (8/1/2008 8:55:00 AM)

    Your word powers are superb in this one Jim. Have to confess I had to look up the word! Id'. Let's get into the sunlight quickly.! ! ! ! ! Very ludidly written. Greetings from Fay. P.S. I shuddered as I gave it the ten it deserves. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, July 31, 2008

Poem Edited: Thursday, July 31, 2008


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