3 more poems by Stephen Allen (stoic poetry) : Edge of Dawn, Hard World & Broken


Edge of Dawn

The velvet tears as night to day 
The darkness fades and gives way
To dawns edge of the coming light
Bidding farewell to the fading night

And in the new we bid adieu 
To the tired and fleeting dark
To greet the new day in its dance
Another days journey to Embark

Hard World

Candy Floss and bubble gum dreams
most of us grew up with, so it seems
No real monsters under our beds
Leaving the nightlight on to be safe instead

Little by little the chinks appear
in the stories we were told for years
little slips show the cracks inside
to break our worlds of candied lies

For too long we were protected
when we needed to be respected
now we are left to our devices
with no training on telling
what nice is


Blood flows freely from a broken heart, 
As dandelions play, as songbirds dance,
Sunny days do nothing to stem the flow,
Across fields of green, among cleansing streams
When there never was a chance,
Blood must flow, the sun must rise,
If ever again to open these eyes,
In fields of green, and cleansing streams 

Bio: Stephen Allen was born and raised in Northern Ireland before relocating to Canada.
I have lived in the US and currently reside in Austria.

I have a novel and a poetry book self published, as well as several short stories. (Amazon KDP)

I also have a blog on WordPress; Through The cracked Window (revisited) 

By davidlonan1

David writes poetry, short stories, and writings that'll make you think or laugh, provoking you to examine images in your mind. To submit poetry, photography, art, please send to feversofthemind@gmail.com. Twitter: @davidLOnan1 + @feversof Facebook: DavidLONan1


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