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And lo there he said: "I am darkness rising"
— ‘an apparition bleeding into a dreaming sky
Distilled in the timbre of windswept voices,
black feathers enchant earth in fevered-song
Magick ebbs & shimmers thru earthen veins,
seething like a migration of hungry wolves
Silvery eyes peer, drinking the ether of souls;
watching the spirit world fold into the mists
And where Shadows and Witches conjure,
— myriad talons beshrew Winter’s prayer

For eons I hath wandered in forgotten lore  
— a sleep walker thru ash & fire, hunting ..
Beneath Moon solemn and drifting,
I covet thy ghostly figure velvet, undressing
Pools of amaranthine spill from mine eyes
Her ebon hair dripping in the evening tide
I rest my lips upon visage of thy fabled kiss
Thou art my darkest Witch — the wilderness
of a thousand spectre’s lusting ...
And unto this primeval calling, we shall seed

Poised in hallowed nightscapes caressing,
I brood and ponder ....
"Gallow the priests!" – whispered the Crows
For restless are the arms of serpentine trees’
Nocturnal civilizations prevail'd ravenous!
The season of the Witch: ‘our naked eternity
We are but phantasms, lovers spellbound,
til dust is memory; yet time a jewel forsaken
Whenever the Moon bleeds, seek you me
— darkly dreaming, under a Witches’ sky



— Arthur Crow © 2013
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MysticHorns Featured By Owner Oct 7, 2013  Professional Writer
Master...your words are spells:iconpurplesparklesplz::iconwizardmagicplz:
that dominates our fragile hearts
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ArthurCrow Featured By Owner Oct 11, 2013  Professional Writer
You know I adore you babe :heart:
thank you!
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:clap:
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Pietroschek Featured By Owner Jul 14, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
Nice reading. Hunting was a term I found weak, as it is ... no offense intended... a bit primitive. Avenging, Scheming, Cursing sound more witchy to me, though that is just my opinion.
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magneticecho Featured By Owner Jun 9, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
This is beautiful. :)
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ArthurCrow Featured By Owner Jun 9, 2013  Professional Writer
Thank you.
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AKira1189 Featured By Owner May 31, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
- Hei! Your work has been featured here: [link]
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ArthurCrow Featured By Owner Jun 1, 2013  Professional Writer
Really appreciate that.
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AKira1189 Featured By Owner Jun 3, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
Tnx, and You're welcome :)
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pomohippie7 Featured By Owner May 29, 2013   Writer
Congratulations on your DLD! :clap:
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ArthurCrow Featured By Owner Jun 1, 2013  Professional Writer
Thank you very much :)
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pomohippie7 Featured By Owner Jun 3, 2013   Writer
You're welcome. :)
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TeaRoses Featured By Owner May 29, 2013
Such amazing imagery. I was very caught up in it.
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ArthurCrow Featured By Owner Jun 1, 2013  Professional Writer
Thanks for liking it
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DailyLitDeviations Featured By Owner May 28, 2013
Your wonderful literary work has been chosen to be featured by =DailyLitDeviations and has been selected as our "Pick of the Day". It is featured in a news article here: [link] and on our main page.

Be sure to check out the other artists featured and show your support by :+fav:ing the News Article. Keep writing and keep creating.
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ArthurCrow Featured By Owner May 29, 2013  Professional Writer
Thank you kindly, I am honored you thought this worth of the feature.
Much appreciate it my friend :)
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NoexZolu Featured By Owner May 28, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
As always I love your work. I love your vocabulary and your wording. Great job. C:
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ArthurCrow Featured By Owner May 28, 2013  Professional Writer
Thank you :love:
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NoexZolu Featured By Owner Jun 2, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
You are welcome as always. C:
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LadyofGaerdon Featured By Owner May 27, 2013  Professional Writer
Okay so don't think this is creepy or anything, but I seriously just want to crawl inside your brain and live off of your words.

WHERE did you get such a rich vocabulary!? I am so insanely jealous...
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ArthurCrow Featured By Owner May 28, 2013  Professional Writer
Haha, not creepy at all.. but if you found yourself in my head - now that might be a creepy experience for you! ;)
But seriously, thank you so much for the compliment. I suppose as I have been reading and writing for a while, I have
picked up new words and ideas along the way.. forced myself to learn.
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LadyofGaerdon Featured By Owner May 29, 2013  Professional Writer
Oh, you're welcome.

I just wish the words that swirl in your head did so in mine.
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shehrozeameen Featured By Owner May 20, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
dark, gritty, has a gothic feel to it, and leaves one yearning for more.

Although, to be honest with you, this work is worth reading aloud in company. Its, for the lack of a better word, sexy.

Well done, bro! Bravo!
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ArthurCrow Featured By Owner May 21, 2013  Professional Writer
Thanks ever so much my good man... and more shall be served! :)
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shehrozeameen Featured By Owner May 23, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
:) Looking forward to it...

and please... don't kill all the ladies... spare some for the bachelors in the world *winks*
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Daft-Enigma Featured By Owner May 20, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
Your use of your already extraordinary vocabulary is simply mystifying. This is spectacular!
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ArthurCrow Featured By Owner May 21, 2013  Professional Writer
So happy you enjoyed it, thanks for reading me
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Daft-Enigma Featured By Owner May 21, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
Absolutely, been watching you since...wow, forever! It's nice to see you posted something else!
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ArthurCrow Featured By Owner May 21, 2013  Professional Writer
Thanks a lot. I'll do my best to post more soon.
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Daft-Enigma Featured By Owner May 22, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
That is good news indeed!
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Momo587 Featured By Owner May 20, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
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You know, my words are so poor; they cannot pay you a proper compliment! .. and for that I do apologize, for I am a poet and yet you always leave me speechless.

"We are but phantasms, lovers spellbound,
til dust is memory; yet time a jewel forsaken
Whenever the Moon bleeds, seek you me
— darkly dreaming, under a Witches’ sky"

I really loved this part especially.
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ArthurCrow Featured By Owner May 21, 2013  Professional Writer
Your compliment is like fine wine my friend - much appreciated! :)
Thank you
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Momo587 Featured By Owner May 25, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
My Pleasure (^-^)
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ISherri-sanI Featured By Owner May 19, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
The language and the words just makes this English teacher almost tear up! Beautiful work ;)
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ArthurCrow Featured By Owner May 20, 2013  Professional Writer
A wonderful reply, thank you greatly!
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Iam-Dreamfire Featured By Owner May 17, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Love it
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ArthurCrow Featured By Owner May 18, 2013  Professional Writer
Thanks so much :)
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Kitzy2011 Featured By Owner May 16, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
Very gorgeously done. Wonderfully cadencing, and welcome back, haven't seen you as of late c:
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ArthurCrow Featured By Owner May 16, 2013  Professional Writer
Really appreciate the feedback, thank you. Hopefully I'll have time to be more active here.
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Kitzy2011 Featured By Owner May 16, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
Glad to provide it. I love reading what you write, so I do hope so. :hug:
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ArthurCrow Featured By Owner May 16, 2013  Professional Writer
:hug: :love:
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MidgetR Featured By Owner May 16, 2013
Beautiful language. Wonderfully constructed poetry.
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ArthurCrow Featured By Owner May 16, 2013  Professional Writer
Thanks for viewing :)
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FallenWriter Featured By Owner May 15, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
Amazing!
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ArthurCrow Featured By Owner May 15, 2013  Professional Writer
Thanks so much
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fetherhd Featured By Owner May 15, 2013  Professional General Artist
This is beautiful. I am not a poetry connoisseur but I very much like the ebb and flow of this and the visions painted in words of mysterious lovers meeting under a red moon. Awesome work.
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ArthurCrow Featured By Owner May 15, 2013  Professional Writer
Happy you enjoyed the read, thanks for the positive response :)
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starell Featured By Owner May 14, 2013
This is really cool! Love it!
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ArthurCrow Featured By Owner May 14, 2013  Professional Writer
Thank you :)
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starell Featured By Owner May 14, 2013
You are very welcome!
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