Shadowy Spot

Declared mid-night, night’s ticking arm,

For a Vampire to start his race

Along with a Moon whom surfing skies has exhausted,

Yet still grabbing an ancient Charm;

Believed it was Stolen from a Goddess’s face

To a Tomb that Legends describe as haunted,

“Circe Invidiosa” painting by J.W. Waterhouse

For Stars have burnt over their immortal Incense,

And for a fond lover of darkness to spread wings

Along with the same Moon over a path of shadows.

Tracking Stars to a spot dyed in innocence,

For no Man ever has spoiled its springs.

Rang the echo of her beats the furthest hollows,


Till got ceased by a striking scene;

Not a single trace of her own shadow was there.

Have Nature’s Mirrors forgotten having it drawn!

Or simply blind Brushes, not even its shade  had seen!

Shivered the Spirit, and set a search of Sherlock Holme’s care,

To the deepest hollows and darkest corners:
inspecting eyes were thrown


Yet detected no clue through the crowded nothingness.

No more Oak’s towering trunks stretch arms to the sky

Nothing’s quite the same as if senses have lost sense

Beauty hand in hand with peace turned in to wilderness;

No more Sweet williams, woods’ old breeze, glorify

Nothing happily fluttered as it did once


Was it a spot; some Aliens chose to conquer!

Was it a spot; some Wizards played across Black Magic!

Was it a spot; some Ghosts in the woods had cleft!

Was it a spot; some Witches blew vanishing curses over!

Or simply my Melancholy was turning out tragic!

But what about my Shadow! never heard before of Shadows Theft…

                                                                                                            

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21 thoughts on “Shadowy Spot

  1. Nice tale, Mira! And i agree with Celeste! Timeless writing…
    I like specially this artwork cause Circe is such an amazing character of greek mythology! i wish i could be like her, haha. ❤

  2. so mystifying imagery you create….with every dark themed poetries, you give a chance for this soul to look for a horizon of love…
    and after going through many verse of yours, this one settles for the best…
    and I know you would feel much lighter after sharing your work…:)

    • Well I only write when I’m feeling down maybe because it’s the only way I find peace…
      By the way “Shadowy spot” is one of the closest to my heart&now your thoughts have medalled it…thanks dear

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