Sunday, 26 May 2019

Apoc-Eclipse
They were observant
so they saw the night already
black, unbroken by pinpoint stars.
Black even before the moon swallowed up the sun
leaving only a ring of white light for breakfast
with nothing to come after but dark days.
They could hardly believe it
but they knew
only black days could follow
such an apocalyptic event;
a prelude
to a world without light,
a world without life—
an apocalypse.
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They were observant so they saw the night already black, unbroken by pinpoint stars. Black even before the moon swallowed up the sun leaving only a ring of white light for breakfast with nothing to come after but dark days. They could hardly believe it but they knew only black days could follow such...

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