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Pitch Black

Alex has a history of teaching language, which includes one middle school. He has published multiple dictionaries for language learners.

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Pitch Black

Here, there is nothing. Yet, the absence of presence perceived is made manifest as something by the human mind.

Here, there is darkness. However, I hear the crackle of small branches as I walk. And, I feel leaves brush my shoulders as I pass.

Here, the gods are quiet. But, in their silence, I hear a familiar song. Their chirps echo in the caverns of my empty peace.

Here, there is life. In darkness was the big bang popped. In tranquility were my demons freed to be slain.

Here, there is the voice of a god, the touch of an angel, the kiss of poet. Here is where I may belong.

© 2021 Alexander James Guckenberger

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Miebakagh Fiberesima from Port Harcourt, Rivers State, NIGERIA. on August 09, 2021:

You're welcome.

Alexander James Guckenberger (author) from Maryland, United States of America on August 08, 2021:

Thank you everyone!!!

The Sampsons from The Ozarks, Missouri on August 07, 2021:

That's really nice.

Miebakagh Fiberesima from Port Harcourt, Rivers State, NIGERIA. on August 07, 2021:

Pamela99, I am with you in that.

Pamela Oglesby from Sunny Florida on August 07, 2021:

This poetic article gives a vision of peace, Alex. I enjoyed reading it.

Miebakagh Fiberesima from Port Harcourt, Rivers State, NIGERIA. on August 07, 2021:

Alex, thanks for such a nice and vital read.

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