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Steve Oleary

DARK SPIRIT - A Short Poem

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Steve Oleary


I’m cast and confined in the shadow of a ghost

A phantom formed from a former life

Inside that gloom of sadness and anger

What was bright now has been darkened

What was solid is formless and fluid

What was straight is twisted and tangled

What’s gone what is and what’s to come

All contained in an obscure reflection

Everything I see hear think or do

Is coloured in a shade of what’s been stolen

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