The night the lights went out
~ Before the lights went out ~
Beethoven's Fur Elise was playing
on the gramophone.
Through a pall of smoke, music notes
were spreading the light over the room.
~ The lights went out ~
Curtains moved rhythmically
to the gentle breeze .
Fairies danced around the whirlwind.
The flickering candle light
heralded the ghost whisper.
Scary shadows flickered on the walls;
Once more the shadows embraced me
and the ghosts of my past haunted me.
Startled I stared into the flickering flame
with a meditative empty look.
The flame reflected in my eyes
the hope that still flickers within me.
With the power of my inner strength
I envisioned a circle of light around me.
I screamed and floated,
expanding the circle of light.
~ The lights turned back on ~
The record rotated on the gramophone
and started playing
Beethoven's Fur Elise once again.
I closed my eyes and slept. ...
Poetry by night soul woman
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Written on 2006-09-03 at 16:10
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