A Human Heart

A Human Heart

A Poem by CarthageThorne
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A thought I had about what it means when one hurts someone else.

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A Human Heart,


In my anger I take a stick and I etch it into the smooth shore

Cutting into the sand massaged and tended by gentle rolling tides

The damage now done, I dare look down and see my mistake

Convicted and led to make amends I fall down upon my knees and taking my hands I work to fill the cut in the sand though now tried as I might to fill the pain,

There now remains a dull ache and looking upon the spot which I cut the sand and it, like a scar is covered with a slight mound of sandy granules which still tell the tale

However, it isn’t long that as the time comes, mercifully and with grace do the waves roll up upon the beach, washing over this scar on the sandy shore

The waves recede and behold, the sand is smooth once again, not a single sign of what was wronged by my transgression

Peace restored and I realize now, that this is the true... ultimate and complete forgiveness



© 2018 CarthageThorne



Author's Note

CarthageThorne
Depending on how much damage was done, the wound can take much longer to heal. I feel like in general we have to be careful, or there could be instances where no matter what... the damage was too great and we really messed up. Life needs to be treated carefully, wouldn't you agree?

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The mercy of the sea, the mercy of the lake. Show us the right place to be.
"However, it isn’t long that as the time comes, mercifully and with grace do the waves roll up upon the beach, washing over this scar on the sandy shore"
I lost anger often to the Pacific. The dancing sea, teach us peace. Thank you Carthage for sharing the amazing poetry.
Coyote

Posted 2 Months Ago


1 of 1 people found this review constructive.

CarthageThorne

2 Months Ago

Thanks again! I personally also have found piece often either upon the shores of a lake or the ocean.. read more
Coyote Poetry

2 Months Ago

I have done the same. I collect the rocks too and you are welcome Carthage.



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Forgiveness of oneself and others leads to true peace. Beautiful

Posted 2 Months Ago


CarthageThorne

2 Months Ago

Yes, as long as we are willing to do so which is what I'd hope for. I have seen all too often what i.. read more
When you forgive truly you forgive self and others and let go- then you set yourself free from others bondage- we are all cracked vessels thats how the light gets in- the deeper the cut the smoother the scar- excellent reflection 🌹

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1 of 1 people found this review constructive.

CarthageThorne

2 Months Ago

Thank you! And yes this is so very true. And I feel that this is also something that many people for.. read more
‘Thoughts In Time’🌹

2 Months Ago

True- starts with man in mirror🌹
CarthageThorne

2 Months Ago

Yes! And was that an MJ reference? What a artist he was I'd have to say, (and one of my favorites to.. read more
The mercy of the sea, the mercy of the lake. Show us the right place to be.
"However, it isn’t long that as the time comes, mercifully and with grace do the waves roll up upon the beach, washing over this scar on the sandy shore"
I lost anger often to the Pacific. The dancing sea, teach us peace. Thank you Carthage for sharing the amazing poetry.
Coyote

Posted 2 Months Ago


1 of 1 people found this review constructive.

CarthageThorne

2 Months Ago

Thanks again! I personally also have found piece often either upon the shores of a lake or the ocean.. read more
Coyote Poetry

2 Months Ago

I have done the same. I collect the rocks too and you are welcome Carthage.
WOW, such an emotional read, but so well written and expressed

Posted 2 Months Ago


1 of 1 people found this review constructive.

CarthageThorne

2 Months Ago

Thank you so much! The day that I had the thought, it really was a way of looking at how true forgiv.. read more

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Added on December 5, 2018
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Tags: #Poetry, #Heart, #DeeperThoughts

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CarthageThorne
CarthageThorne

Oklahoma City, OK



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Salutations, I'm Carthage. My hobby, is to bring to life ideas and concepts which exist only in the world of imagination and my passion is revealing truths and concepts which I hope will inspire n.. more..

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