Ticking Time Bombs in the Night

By DeificLightning

The nights used to be long,
But now they feel like ticking time bombs. 
Counting down the hours
Till the next day looms on. 
The hours pass 
Like seconds in the darkness. 
Inconsequential and fleeting,
Only to be gone just as quickly. 
The pressures and horrors,
Of the new dawn quickly approaching. 
If only the darkness of night
Would be here to stay. 
Wrapped in shadowy veil,
To shield from the light,
Eternally.

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Copyright 2018 DeificLightning
Published on Wednesday, July 11, 2018.     Filed under: "Reflective" and "Poetry"
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  • Luna Jay On Sunday, July 29, 2018, Luna Jay (611)By person wrote:

    Feeling this deeply. Understood. Excellent ink

  • DeificLightning On Sunday, July 29, 2018, DeificLightning (63)By person wrote:

    Thank you.

  • threeroses On Wednesday, July 11, 2018, threeroses (142)By person wrote:

    I can identify with these words so much.. reading it wide awake in the middle of the night. Thank you for sharing

  • DeificLightning On Friday, July 27, 2018, DeificLightning (63)By person wrote:

    Thank you for reading and commenting. I’m glad I can share my poetic thoughts with others of like minds.

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