Lingering voice in heart

Lingering voice in heart

A Poem by Carl Drake Barnard

a Lingering voice inside my mind
'Please hold me.'
Flesh of heart desires to hide
as it can see

Voice of at most care
speaks to me in rare
'Why do you flee
come and feel...'

I stand and observe,
keeping mind in heart.
As I use my soul's reserve
free falling apart.

Look at me! hold me!

as imagination goes insane...
My melancholy lets it be,
so that a voice has become pain.

© 2016 Carl Drake Barnard

Author's Note

Carl Drake Barnard
So a little bit about the peace at hand.
Form:Narrow short,effect of controlling the lingering voice,which at the end gets out of form.
The poem show's how the person is trying to be separate his self from his emotions,his heart,his mind,trying to observer reality,but his imagination takes hold and his melancholy takes hold and allows the moment to occur ceasing observance from reality. Hugs! THank you :)

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Hi Carl,

The last stanza is gorgeous! Lovely piece. Regards Ray xo

Posted 1 Year Ago

Carl Drake Barnard

1 Year Ago

Thank you so much for reading and the review!! :D Hugs
I love your composition! Especially the first stanza is too good ☺

Posted 1 Year Ago

"Look at me! hold me!
as imagination goes insane...
My melancholy lets it be,
so that a voice has become pain."

The whole poem is wonderful. Those are my favorite lines. The title is sooo good...:)..................

Posted 1 Year Ago

this is beautiful, I love this piece *hugs *

Posted 1 Year Ago

1 of 1 people found this review constructive.

Carl Drake Barnard

1 Year Ago

THank you for reading!! :) Hugs!
Shae-Leigh Johns

1 Year Ago

of course

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Added on October 27, 2016
Last Updated on October 27, 2016


Carl Drake Barnard
Carl Drake Barnard

South Africa

Hi,I am Carl. I'm a Chef and a writer. I am melancholy-Rage writer as the past have said. And I am like this in real life. I write what I know and stay true to feelings as I discover them in life. more..