Treasure Island

Udiah (witness to Yah)

(1959 / USA)

Angel of Death

In darkness of the night
I spied him in a tree
Sat I froze by the sight
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  • Bri Edwards (8/6/2014 10:15:00 PM)

    what's with be in Gazed I on that braz'n be? ? , , , , , , , , being? beast?

    i like it. i like the ryming, and the unique arrangement of words to save words and help make rhymes. i like the contractions and repetition of stanza-ending line.

    To free captivity....this throws me a bit.
    i at least don't mind the repetition of death, nature, fear, and angel, but it makes me think you may have been getting paid per word!

    i read something from google about you. someone (some professor?) said you are a god-believer or somethin', but 'he' also said that your poem indicates that you fear death. i wonder if you ever told anyone that you fear death. hmmm? you can tell us!

    i find it interesting that i (and others) jump to the not-so-based-on-fact conclusion that a poem portrays the author's life or beliefs. it could be that a poem is totally unlike the author. i have to remind myself of this sometimes.
    thanks for sharing. scaredy cat! ! to MyPoemList. bri :) (Report) Reply

  • Daniel Y. (2/7/2014 1:01:00 PM)

    Very good poem. Fear carries one through the poem without breath. I wish there was some realization or personification of the angel's character. I liked this poem, please read some of mine! (Report) Reply

  • Alice Bently (6/22/2013 11:35:00 AM)

    I must fight.. I see.. I thank you.. May you guide me and help me grow. I still want to change.. thank you my friend.. (Report) Reply

  • Michelle M (3/11/2013 11:52:00 AM)

    the random repetition at the end only takes away from the poem instead of adding more meaning to it (Report) Reply

  • T.n.t22912 Love (3/5/2013 12:21:00 PM)

    I love this poem it's touching and it kinda makes us pitcher it again love this poem awsome work (Report) Reply

  • Antonia Ortiz (2/13/2013 10:57:00 AM)

    i like this poem a lot and oyu could say i've seen this angel once or twice in my life time (Report) Reply

  • Subhakanta Sahu (2/10/2013 9:16:00 AM)

    Nice poem brother, but don't fear......Angel of death never binds the soul it only binds the body (Report) Reply

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