Tag Archives: loss

Church

In the church we waited So alone Heaven cracking Like an eggshell over rough hewn stone Doves of peace plummet Into the dusty air We waited in our faith And deep despair In the church we prayed Hopeless fools Angels … Continue reading

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Desolation

In desolation we may fly Be free When all is lost Then nothing’s left to lose And nor are we A broken road Is still a way And all we may believe In desolation we are reborn And free In … Continue reading

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Queen

Once we were royal Our wings unfurled we flew Together All we ever knew Bloodline testament Glory of the skies Together Together we would fly Now we are hidden Wings tethered, broken hues Separated Nothing we could do World ever … Continue reading

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Everyday Dreams

These many years the boundaries of my suburban life have held me in And I must admit some security attended such limitations I would tend my house and garden Feed family and nurture all Except me, except me I understood … Continue reading

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Salieri

I am but fortune’s fool May as well be Salieri Striving Baying at the moon While Mozart’s melodies make symphonies Of the celestial forms My fingernails dug so deep Into my own skin I bled From all the glories that … Continue reading

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Forgotten Dreams

Arthur is forgotten now The glory of his Camelot Mere shadows on the modern world’s barren floor Where once a dream of honour reigned Now only black and white is spoken Reversed and in denial Of the higher aspect of … Continue reading

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(Micropoetry) Weep no more

Tide’s caress lost to solitude Memories wash away in calm, bleak morning Weep no more (c) Helen Valentina 2016

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Degradation

Meet me in the darkened places The city streets Purged and empty In the small hours Before the merciless morning Meet me in the cloying shadows Lurking by the roadside Beggars crying Restless in sleep Stolen by interminable hunger Meet … Continue reading

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Last Ritual

At the last ritual of a dying world we dance Veiled in red we swarm to mingle in a throng of fiery endings seeking out the new beginnings buried deep below the citadels we burn An ancient call and wisdom … Continue reading

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Competition

This competition excoriates Friendships broken Fallen at the feet Of mere victory Struggle in vain Only one may rise And there at his feet All the broken dreams And dreamers lie This trophy is of blood And broken bone And … Continue reading

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