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Author Name: Freeborderline_mary 6 Comments
Date Added: June 26, 2009 09:06:43 Average Score: (Needs 2)
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Type: Rhyming
Category: Sonnet Add To Favorites | Text Only
 
Desolate
I've crossed this plain of molten glass for you,
Its surface crumbling soft between my hands;
An unmarked sky lies vast upon these sands,
So different from the sky I thought I knew,
As if some veil of green and dark withdrew
To leave me in the wild and trackless lands:
Where sunlight makes the harshest of demands,
And presses down to bleach my body through.
A shimmer in the heat is passing by;
A restless ghost of me would break and run
In search of all the shadows in your smile,
Not caring that I dreamed you all the while―
Forgetting that I am the only one
To walk this burning world, who cannot die.
Author's Notes:
Being somewhere I've never been before, emotionally, and realizing that there's no going back to what we were.
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Comments:
Comment By: FreeAlison Storm Wolf on July 21, 2009 03:37:32 AM Report
This was both beautifully written and very very moving to me.
I know that place well.
Ali x

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Comment By: AdminRichardM on June 28, 2009 08:41:38 PM Report
Your feelings burn right through this desolate no-man's land. Rest assured, that when you know where you are, your time in that place is likely to be brief! Very well expressed. Thank you for sharing with us!
Rich

Comment By: FreeLinda Jo on June 27, 2009 07:30:25 PM Report
your imagination is flowing and is expressed with wonderful phrases.  i have missed your delightful poems.  Linda
Comment By: FreeLance Binkley on June 26, 2009 03:32:08 PM Report

Intriguing write.


Comment By: FreeShe Whispers on June 26, 2009 01:21:31 PM Report
You are amazing dear lady with poetic words....I have missed your poems.
. ~ She Whispers

Comment By: FreeAngelface on June 26, 2009 09:08:54 AM Report
Interresting write! I enjoyed the read! Thanks so much for sharing!

 

Infinity_Angel





 


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