Published poem- The BeZine Magazine…

Into the darkness- a mugging

Myself whole in an alleyway,
breath and whispers
of darkness slowly entering,
entrapping. …
a pale loitering light off in the
distance, lurking like
an unwanted stranger. …
embolden souls approaching,
bidding- their hands as shadows
clinging; my heart like clay, crumbling. …

A gun waving one minute past darkness
enwrapped my soul in gloom-
no fair dreams to follow, now woven in
musings fright. …
their hands deep within
stealing a part of my existence. …
the Air in the alleyway unweaved
the night- miscreants of social injustice fled. …
me, slowly aging, scarred- now
searching for the feel of not to feel it.

This entry was posted in Poetry.

69 comments on “Published poem- The BeZine Magazine…

  1. jussaraluna says:

    Hello dear Lance!
    What a wonderful poem!

  2. Dang! What a journey you take me on…
    🙂

  3. Nika says:

    Deeply exquisite. You write brilliantly!

  4. A powerful and moving poem Lance!

  5. Barbara A. A Smith says:

    Whenever a writer gets the full attention of the reader, they have accomplished much! This is an excellent writer!

  6. lshams1923 says:

    o.k. that is really scary….

  7. inhiscare753 says:

    I definitely enjoyed the journey, it was quite vivid.
    Yonnie💜🙏😊

  8. Susi Bocks says:

    Congratulations on having this great piece published, Lance!

  9. So powerful, as always.

  10. lampmagician says:

    Searching for the Feel of not to feel it ❤ Excellent my friend 👍🙏

  11. So powerful! Congrats on having it published!

  12. J says:

    The way you share feelings using such targeted words… It’s enviable

  13. “searching for the feel of not to feel it”. I like this statement

  14. mylilplace says:

    Vivid and exquisite, as always, Lance. Thank you for sharing it with us and congrats!

  15. Kamran says:

    You are very creative, keep being you and keep producing great content

  16. crazywitch25 says:

    Good job! Few can write good poetry.

  17. denise421win says:

    You know just how to use your words

  18. Resa says:

    Congratulations! It’s a fab poem.

  19. Mohit says:

    A perspective which I never look at from. 👌

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