Bernard Kennedy

Rookie - 178 Points (20 May 1956 / Dublin)

Kristallnacht Poem by Bernard Kennedy


In the dead of night
when the moon was high
and crystals were energized
from natures moon,
energy to give life?

But this energy was dark and black,
and midnights' hidden faces,
showing shameful deeds.
Masked by moonlight.

Secret evil always hides its face,
and dark, unsigned letters,
whispered conversations, balaclava.
And breaking glass with running steps.

Truth will always face the Sun,
and not need back lane path,
like thieves. But open face
and call at front in day
and see Gods' face like
Moses glisten.

Shame upon you crystal sinners,
in your shame filled deeds
of darkness, empty hollows echo,
a dead tree, with a rotten bark.

Submitted: Thursday, March 08, 2012
Edited: Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Topic of this poem: humanity


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  • Silver Star - 3,022 Points Wahab Abdul (3/8/2012 9:52:00 AM)

    Simplicity is the style and quality of your poem, the way you start and end the poem is praise worthy, you are really a talented one, your wording and the poetical diction is properly appropriate, the flow of the poem is like a gushing water, and blowing like a wind making a sound soothing to soul and storming the brain, and very musical to ears, I wish I had written this poem….the theme is original and the poem is well crafted and well composed poem those qualities made the poem a everlasting a piece of fine art…I like poem very much and I will also like you thoughtful on my poems, especially ‘’I want to die’’ (Report) Reply

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