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Peering Into The Depths
15 January, 2005
author: Rebecca Ditch-Hammack (aka Dreamer)

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Beneath the surface of the liquid stillness
Is a deeper, darker place
A place where monsters dwell
A place where dreams don't come true
It's hard to see into the depths of me
Harder still to see just beneath the surface

Look closely into the pool
Where the recent drop of a pebble
Ripples the smooth surface
You will see the murky demons
Circling and waiting for the right time
When the frenzy of ugliness can begin

Sometimes I look up from the depths
Seeing through the distortions to the surface
Past the circling monsters
I see the blurred silhouette of who I am
Looking into the depths, searching
Or am I really below searching for the sky

------- Author's Notes -------

Sometimes we are so busy searching for the answers to our darkness we forget we are really looking for the light.

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Comments on this poem/writing:

Terrie* (65.148.230.187) -- Sunday, January 16 2005, 05:14 am

life has it's challenges,i hope to find it's li

dreamer, this was very deep...thank you for sharing the light..now i pray to remain focused....to find and accept the truth...of what i search...such an amazing read..
luc (68.248.253.191) -- Sunday, January 16 2005, 05:17 pm

agree

it diffintly was an amazing read. i liked the ending. im a sucker for endings. and you just sucked me right in. heh. sore joke i know. but yeah... i like the poem. and so true, (about the authros notes) excellent poem. ^.^
stephen fisher (169.204.102.32) -- Tuesday, January 25 2005, 05:33 pm

please

i would like to use you poem on a school project i will state that it was written by you.
Dreamer (4.224.39.28) -- Wednesday, January 26 2005, 01:09 am

Stephen

That will be fine with me
 
Name:                                           Remember Me

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