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Silver Salvation

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Dawn tinges the black sky,
A glow beyond the dark of night.

Impossible shades of gray,
Then silver turning to gold.
Beauty only GOD can provide,
Trying to light the sadness of my empty soul.

Awake.
Night followed by day followed by night.
Alone.
TV blaring trying to fill the soundless space within.

Thoughts of failure, self-worth,
Can I fix what is broken?
Do I even know what is broken?
Am I meant to stay abandoned and alone until
The night comes without a dawn?

The blackened ropes of confusion and emptiness hold me captive.
There is no shade of gray to lift my heart,
No silver salvation for my soul,
There is no glorious gold of dawn for one so empty and alone.

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5 comments

joe dike March 8, 2010 - 2:46 pm

i agree with this poem completely.

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vaibhav damle July 12, 2010 - 10:02 am

yeah very true

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Lizzie July 15, 2010 - 1:12 pm

I love this poem. I’ve never found anything that I can relate to as strongly as this. It’s moving.

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amanda March 29, 2011 - 3:35 pm

there is salvation you can all get its in the bible if you wanna feel better then this look to jesus he will lead you.get yourself a nice king james and open it pray for god to make his word clear start in the book of matthew and just keep reading when you finish start then in the book of genesis and read all 66 books you will be transformed

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eriemorganmaples August 7, 2012 - 12:46 pm

this poem is so sad but i love how you expressed yourself in the poem

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