Poetry: Madera House by J.G.Gordon

Genre: Dark Poetry

 Outside whitewashed, pretty as it pleases
Inside imagination hides from the fear and pain
But death never comes to those who pray
Living grows you old
No escaping as a young
Freedom only comes to the elder and not in mind
Devastation is here like a child playing hide and seek with a vicious animal
There are smiles outside, the pillars holding up the heaviness in the mind
Inside see the wreckage of a small soul
Innocence is a bloom that withers in darkness

 

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Part 1 – Read the best of DARK Poetry

CLICK the link and read the best of DARK Poetry from the last 18 months from around the world. Enjoy. 

DEMONS, by Casiar Meloy
http://wildsoundfestivalreview.com/2015/10/30/demons-poetry-by-casiar-meloy/

CHAOTIC SIMPLICITY, by Kelly Rice
http://wildsoundfestivalreview.com/2015/11/07/chaotic-simplicity-poetry-by-kelly-rice/

HAPPY, by Samrat Rudra
https://wildsoundfestivalreview.com/2017/01/30/happy-poetry-by-samrat-rudra/

THE PLAYGROUND, by Phillip Rivers
http://wildsoundfestivalreview.com/2016/10/13/the-playground-poetry-by-phillip-rivers/

EVERYONE’S FINE, by Marie Catalan
http://wildsoundfestivalreview.com/2016/08/24/everyones-fine-poetry-by-marie-catalan/

UNFORGIVING, by KL Porter
https://wildsoundfestivalreview.com/2016/08/09/unforgiving-poetry-by-k-l-porter/

THE DISTANT, by Kelly Rice
http://wildsoundfestivalreview.com/2016/07/02/the-distant-present-tense-poetry-by-kelly-rice/

CHILD OF MIDNIGHT, by Anthony Silva
https://wildsoundfestivalreview.com/2016/06/20/child-of-midnight-poetry-by-anthony-silva/

THE MAN, by Edward Matyja
https://wildsoundfestivalreview.com/2016/06/11/the-man-poetry-by-edward-matyja/

GASOLINE TEARS, by Gina Walker III
https://wildsoundfestivalreview.com/2016/06/11/gasoline-tears-poetry-by-gina-walker-iii/

VIGOROUSLY UPBEAT, by Kelly Rice
http://wildsoundfestivalreview.com/2016/01/07/vigorously-upbeat-poetry-by-kelly-rice/

DISMAL, by Sonya Devyakin
http://wildsoundfestivalreview.com/2015/11/20/dismal-poetry-by-sonya-devyatkin/

EULOGY FOR A BAT, by Kathy Figueroa
http://wildsoundfestivalreview.com/2015/10/14/eulogy-for-a-bat-poetry-by-kathy-figueroa/

ONCE NOTHING, by Adam White
http://wildsoundfestivalreview.com/2015/10/10/once-nothing-poetry-by-adam-white/

DIMMER, by Shannon R. Giedieviells
http://wildsoundfestivalreview.com/2015/10/21/dimmer-poetry-by-shannon-r-giedieviells/

THE NOVEMBER WAR, by Kathy Figueroa
http://wildsoundfestivalreview.com/2015/10/19/the-november-war-poetry-by-kathy-figueroa/
LUFTMENSCHEN, by LJ Kessels
http://wildsoundfestivalreview.com/2015/09/28/luftmenschen-2-poetry-by-lj-kessels/

SWEAR TO ME, by Will Humphrey
http://wildsoundfestivalreview.com/2015/09/28/swear-to-me-poetry-by-will-humphrey/

I PROMISE, by Sky Boivin
http://wildsoundfestivalreview.com/2015/09/23/i-promise-poetry-by-sky-boivin/

FOREVER NO, by Billie Myers
http://wildsoundfestivalreview.com/2015/09/19/forever-no-poetry-by-billie-myers/

THE CURATOR, by John Taurek Baziw
http://wildsoundfestivalreview.com/2015/09/06/the-curator-poetry-by-john-taurek-baziw/

BLACK WHITE AND BLOOD, by Lizzie Heart
http://wildsoundfestivalreview.com/2015/09/06/black-white-and-blood-poetry-by-lizzie-heart/

LITTLE GIRL, by Tessarra Parrish
http://wildsoundfestivalreview.com/2015/08/30/little-girl-poetry-by-tessarra-parrish/

THROUGH THE WHISPERS OF A DREAM, by Stephen Lodge
http://wildsoundfestivalreview.com/2015/08/28/through-the-whispers-of-a-dream-poetry-by-stephen-lodge/

UNITITLED, by Nina Katungi
http://wildsoundfestivalreview.com/2015/08/21/untitled-poem-poetry-by-nina-katungi/

NO TITLE, by Richard M. Knittle JR.
http://wildsoundfestivalreview.com/2015/08/21/no-title-poetry-by-richard-m-knittle-jr/

CURTAINS LEAK, by Kelly Rice
http://wildsoundfestivalreview.com/2015/08/15/curtains-leak-poetry-by-kelly-rice/

THE STREET I LIVED, by Chey Laine
http://wildsoundfestivalreview.com/2015/08/01/the-street-i-lived-by-chey-laine/

FOREIGN CORRSPONDENT, by Ricky Hawthorne
http://wildsoundfestivalreview.com/2015/07/20/foreign-correspondent-poetry-by-ricky-hawthorne/

THE CURRENT CRIME, by Leslie Moon
http://wildsoundfestivalreview.com/2015/07/16/the-current-crime-poetry-by-leslie-moon/

WALKING WITH GHOSTS, by Lucy Williams
http://wildsoundfestivalreview.com/2015/07/08/walking-with-ghosts-poetry-by-lucy-williams/

DEAR PAST SELF, by Kris Dionio
http://wildsoundfestivalreview.com/2015/07/08/dear-past-self-poetry-by-kris-dionio/

SCREAMS OF MELANCHOLY, by Mohammad Shahnawaz
http://wildsoundfestivalreview.com/2015/07/02/screams-of-melancholy-poetry-by-mohammad-shahnawaz/

MY DEAR BOY, by Camila Cal
http://wildsoundfestivalreview.com/2015/06/27/my-dear-boy-poetry-by-camila-cal/

THE COLOR OF HUNGER, by Mikayla Baldwin
http://wildsoundfestivalreview.com/2015/06/27/the-color-of-hunger-poetry-by-mikayla-baldwin/

DARK MATTER BRAIN, by Kate McClelland
http://wildsoundfestivalreview.com/2015/06/19/dark-matter-brain-poetry-by-kate-mcclelland/

THE HEART TALES, by Gloria Oyewusi
http://wildsoundfestivalreview.com/2015/06/19/the-hearts-tales-poetry-by-gloria-oyewusi/

STAND YOUR GROUND, by H. Lee
http://wildsoundfestivalreview.com/2015/06/16/stand-your-ground-poetry-by-h-lee/

SEXUAL LUST, by Prism Divinity
http://wildsoundfestivalreview.com/2015/06/16/sexual-lust-poetry-by-prism-divinity/

YOU COULDN’T HURT ME, by Juliette Westbrook Finch
http://wildsoundfestivalreview.com/2015/06/16/you-couldnt-hurt-me-more-poetry-by-juliette-westbrook-finch/

UNICORN, by Rachel Cummins
http://wildsoundfestivalreview.com/2015/06/11/unicorn-poetry-by-rachel-cummins/

CORNERS, by Jonathan Baltzly
http://wildsoundfestivalreview.com/2015/06/07/corners-poetry-by-jonathan-baltzly/

THE WARRING HARRIDAN, by Cassandra Swan
http://wildsoundfestivalreview.com/2015/06/07/the-warring-harridan-poetry-by-cassandra-swan/

THE CLOWN, by Arnab Dey
http://wildsoundfestivalreview.com/2015/06/01/the-clown-poetry-by-arnab-dey/

I HATE THAT I LOVE YOU SO MUCH, by Zari Riley
http://wildsoundfestivalreview.com/2015/05/29/i-hate-that-i-love-you-so-much-poetry-by-zari-riley/

INHERIT THE SIN, by Toto Che Handala
http://wildsoundfestivalreview.com/2015/05/28/inherit-the-sin-poetry-by-toto-che-handala/

DARK RAIN, by Ava Leigh Stewart
http://wildsoundfestivalreview.com/2015/05/28/dark-rain-poetry-by-ava-leigh-stewart/

PAIN, by Muthoni Ngige
http://wildsoundfestivalreview.com/2015/05/23/pain-poetry-by-muthoni-ngige/

THE DRINKING GAME, by Hanna Abi Akl
http://wildsoundfestivalreview.com/2015/05/23/the-drinking-game-poetry-by-hanna-abi-akl/

PENDING SORROW, by Chris Hill
http://wildsoundfestivalreview.com/2015/05/16/pending-sorrow-poetry-by-chris-hill/

REFLECTIONS OF NOTHING, by Billoy Bobber
http://wildsoundfestivalreview.com/2015/05/15/reflections-of-nothing-poetry-by-billy-bobber/

Read the best of DARK POETRY from all over the world

Submit your POETRY to the Festival. Three options to submit:
http://festivalforpoetry.com/

Submit your POETRY to the Festival. Three options to submit:
http://festivalforpoetry.com/

THE HEARTS TALES, by Gloria Oyewusi
http://wildsoundfestivalreview.com/2015/06/19/the-hearts-tales-poetry-by-gloria-oyewusi/

STAND YOUR GROUND, by H Lee
http://wildsoundfestivalreview.com/2015/06/16/stand-your-ground-poetry-by-h-lee/

SEXUAL LUST, by Prism Divinity
http://wildsoundfestivalreview.com/2015/06/16/sexual-lust-poetry-by-prism-divinity/

YOU COULDN’T HURT ME MORE, by Juliette Westbrook Finch
http://wildsoundfestivalreview.com/2015/06/16/you-couldnt-hurt-me-more-poetry-by-juliette-westbrook-finch/

UNICORN, by Rachel Cummins
http://wildsoundfestivalreview.com/2015/06/11/unicorn-poetry-by-rachel-cummins/

CORNERS, by Jonathan Baltzly
http://wildsoundfestivalreview.com/2015/06/07/corners-poetry-by-jonathan-baltzly/

THE WARRING HARRIDAN, by Cassandra Swan
http://wildsoundfestivalreview.com/2015/06/07/the-warring-harridan-poetry-by-cassandra-swan/

THE CLOWN, by Arnab Dey
http://wildsoundfestivalreview.com/2015/06/01/the-clown-poetry-by-arnab-dey/

I HATE THAT I LOVE YOU SO MUCH, by Zari Riley
http://wildsoundfestivalreview.com/2015/05/29/i-hate-that-i-love-you-so-much-poetry-by-zari-riley/

INHERIT THE SIN, by Toto Chehandala
http://wildsoundfestivalreview.com/2015/05/28/inherit-the-sin-poetry-by-toto-che-handala/

DARK RAIN, by Ava Leigh Stewart
http://wildsoundfestivalreview.com/2015/05/28/dark-rain-poetry-by-ava-leigh-stewart/

THE TRUTH, by Prateeque Ojha
http://wildsoundfestivalreview.com/2015/05/24/the-truth-poetry-by-prateeque-ojha/

THE STORM, by Gayila Bolden
http://wildsoundfestivalreview.com/2015/05/24/the-storm-poetry-by-gayila-bolden/

PAIN, by Muthoni Ngige
http://wildsoundfestivalreview.com/2015/05/23/pain-poetry-by-muthoni-ngige/

THE DRINKING GAME, by Hanna Abiakl
http://wildsoundfestivalreview.com/2015/05/23/the-drinking-game-poetry-by-hanna-abi-akl/

PENDING SORROW, by Chris Hill
http://wildsoundfestivalreview.com/2015/05/16/pending-sorrow-poetry-by-chris-hill/

REFLECTIONS OF NOTHING, by Bill Bobber
http://wildsoundfestivalreview.com/2015/05/15/reflections-of-nothing-poetry-by-billy-bobber/

WATCH POETRY READINGS (see what we can do when you submit):

WATCH POETRY MOVIES (see what we can do when you submit):

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