One More

One more they cry
One more
A moment further to delay
The fall of the axe
The toll of the bell
One more they plead
One more
A day is all
Worth fighting for
One more

One more they say
One more
Is all it takes to turn
The sea’s relentless tide
The fall that follows pride
One more they claim
One more
Will bring the balance
To the fore
One more

One more I sigh
One more
A kiss upon the cheek
A fool again
In love again
One more I breathe
One more
Will satisfy my heart
And not before
One more

(c) Helen Valentina 2015, All Rights Reserved

About helenvalentina

Like most people, I have a number of sides to me. The most interesting one probably emerges through my writing, hence this blog. I love to read, and also to write, and so this is a way to share both.
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4 Responses to One More

  1. One more, please. πŸ˜‰

  2. “The fall that follows pride”

    I just love this line Helen! The repetition is so haunting and effective love it!

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