Treasure Island

Marvin Brato Sr

(March 2,1960 / Davao City, Philippines)

'Gripping Darkness'


Falling into the abyss
succumbed to darkness
fear and terror abound
crushing my existence.

Nowhere I can find an ember
total hopelessness I realized
that life is a mortal darkness
for those who have no faith.

Existence is a finite stance
and is very short indeed
once you lost grip of it
total darkness comes.

Submitted: Tuesday, May 07, 2013
Edited: Tuesday, May 07, 2013

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