Game of Dark

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by Amanda Eifert


In shadows we dwell,

Moonlit private hell.

We disappear into edges,

Into the places dark,

Our lives are no lark.

We’re left standing, our bets hedged.


The darkness is cold,

We draw warmth, we fold.

Ourselves neatly into corners,

Existing in pitch black,

Our dimness won’t crack.

Light cannot break in, you’re warned.


mopana-game-of-dark Credit: Fan Pop – Wall Paper


Our hearts are blackest,

Survival is our knack.

Glass city, shimmers, breaks apart,

We’re a stronger ilk,

Sliding through night, silk.

As the world sets afire, hearts.


Right and wrong confused,

Caught in self-abuse.

Night beckons us to creep, to find,

Paths leading out as,

It all goes up, has —

Been singed, burned, no mere kindness.


We survive the dark,

We survive the mark.

When it all goes up in flames,

We’re last to remain,

We’re last…

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5 thoughts on “Game of Dark

  1. Melinda Kucsera December 4, 2016 / 3:09 am

    This is an awesome poem! I love the play on Game of Throne’s title. Very clever. Caught my eye right away and I’m glad it did!

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  2. Ameena k.g December 4, 2016 / 3:54 am

    Haha, yeah I agree with the comment about. A catchy name and the words of the poem held me through till the end. Thriving in such darkness means a great deal of strength 💪

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