Tag Archives: sadness

China

Our china has broken Like all our days Little pieces on the floor Just as the confetti spilled At celebrations long ago Too long ago Our china has split apart A testament to cracks Within the foundation Of a love … Continue reading

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This Is Me

This is me Standing silent in the dark Wondering if you’ll see Wondering if in a moment You may turn and speak with me Wondering if you know I’m here Or if you even care Wondering if you’ll speak soft … 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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Stage Mirror

Pierrot has gone And Columbine Before her mirror Deftly draws The makeup and Such mystery That deep within Her heart she stores Her love is gone Her love is lost She cannot bear Or view the cost Pierrot has gone … Continue reading

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Assassin

Lone citadel You were the assassin Of my heart Your weaponry Ancient swords Cutting too deep You wait so long In perfect stillness For the kill My heart breaks And dies without The slightest touch My ghost watches As you … Continue reading

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Spoken

A love never spoken Just a flower that’s pressed Still fragrant years later All tear drops unshed And in this we have bled We have bled A step never taken Given over to fear Remembering joys never known From words … Continue reading

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Weight

There is too much of me These days I lumber, old bones covered in skin that is loose, it folds across territories alien My rib cage disappeared so many years ago I can’t recall Beneath the layers hides the lithe form … Continue reading

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Regret

Within our town the shutters drawn Tell tales without our words No prescience could yet have barred Such crimes as here occurred Where once mere kindness might have lived Companion to our hearts Here now the winter’s deeper chill Ensures … Continue reading

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The Long Walk

The long walk that afternoon You arm strung casually across my shaking shoulders Our bodies close enough as though our heat could banish every cold This memory still resonates An intimacy made of time and lies that glowed like holy … 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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