Cenotaph

Cenotaph

A Poem by Desert Knave
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Day 3 of National Poetry Month 2017

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Look not within

to find my heart.

It's not there anymore.


I tossed it in

a shallow grave

when love walked out the door.


© 2017 Desert Knave



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Ouch! The words are as cold as a wintry grave. Short and to the point!

Posted 6 Months Ago


1 of 1 people found this review constructive.

Desert Knave

6 Months Ago

Thank you for your kind review. ~Jim
WOW, we sometimes do feel that way after a break up. Love....it becomes a foreign country and one we are certain we will never visit again. Then, suddenly, we find ourselves right back there. I liked this. Lydi*

Posted 8 Months Ago


1 of 1 people found this review constructive.

Desert Knave

8 Months Ago

Thanks, my friend. I was reading an article on a Hollywood actor and the word cenotaph just jumped o.. read more

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Desert Knave
Desert Knave

Phoenix, AZ



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I am in my mid-50's, a manic-depressive, seldom impressive, often recessive poet who loves the ocean, rain, the desert, and playing with rhyme. I am a native Arizonan, a Virgo, and a hair metal fan an.. more..

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A Poem by Desert Knave