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Lament

Contributed by wheels on Sunday, 19th June 2016 @ 09:47:28 AM in AEST
Topic: DarkPoetry




Eight years of celibacy
from friendship
from love
It started as a condemnation to myself
but...

To see beauty in the world
the dew on morning grasses
the clutch of a summer dress
on a lovely lady
a hand held within another.

To hear the sing song melody
of birds dancing in the gardens
the voice of a dear friend
the breath of a dear lover
a whisper.

Oh there is no beauty greater
than that which is shared
to hold just a moment of nearness
a moment of golden warmth
a moment even in sadness.

Alone became a hollow peace
no expectation
to burden ones heart
a path separate from longing
a path lonely... but content.

I never should have tasted
the bittersweet lips
the hope of love
not to perish
but bring forth the bitterness of now.

Oh to drink the warmth of a smile
cast down upon me
or to be cast down
violently upon the rocks
either to release... the reality of now.

--wheels--







Copyright © wheels ... [ 2016-06-19 09:47:28]
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Re: Lament (User Rating: 1 )
by Former_Member on Thursday, 23rd June 2016 @ 10:31:36 PM AEST
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I can so relate to this at the moment.

Very well written.

Thank you,

Tim


Re: Lament (User Rating: 1 )
by ladyfawn on Monday, 4th July 2016 @ 11:42:58 AM AEST
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this poem breathes, it is everything poetry should be,

hugs n love nessa

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