Tag Archives: pain

Weep

Do not weep Behind your veil Do not weep There’ll be time For such travail Once you sleep Life is bleak You once said Now you know We have bent And we’ve bled As we go Do not weep Behind … Continue reading

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New Year

I’ve had insults, pain and slights Life has shown me such delights Sometimes I’ve stood prepared to fight Sometimes I’ve turned away Monotony of day to day Where little matters anyway Just entertainments on display For whom we cannot say … Continue reading

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Peel – for Prompt 80, Unforgiven

I peel you off Snake shedding its skin A little blood and pain A pure recompense And you are gone The remnants shrivel Curl and crackle Like dying embers In firelight at night And you are gone Fresh skin will … Continue reading

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Before the Sun

In such races do not run Do not worry little one Deepest dark precedes the sun When you fall and hit the ground Little blood and littler sound Nothing new here to be found Life’s a game, a turn about … Continue reading

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This Time for Prompt 64 Ya’aburnee

This time night falls just as a shroud and all the stars here gathered hide behind a cloud burning endlessly You bury me this time This time you hear my brittle voice The illness has its way We have such … Continue reading

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Hallway Steps

These hallway steps lead to nowhere or to somewhere far, far worse I’ve heard it told in whispered corners all these things that they would warn us Talk of devils and of danger and a curse These hallways steps lead … Continue reading

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Ask

He said that he may ask but once And should you get your answer wrong The whiplash on your skin would tell Your misery and your dullard’s song He said that should he ask you twice If generous natured was … Continue reading

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To the Last

To the last drop of wine I drink to you Remembering our days before solitude descended and in my grief befriended me so gentle in its sway To the last melody I sing to you How I danced in your … Continue reading

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Lantern Poem – Knowing Too Late

I took you by the hand Hopeful, foolish lost Light dazzling Dance for me till we both spin down I trusted your dear heart not knowing you well You held me just one time then disappeared Gone I took you … Continue reading

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Moment – for Prompt 55 Slowly Dawning Horror

There was a moment when you stood upon the stair and all the lights of the world coalesced cascading in your lustrous hair, and men in rooms played billiards into the night And you thought you could still make it … Continue reading

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