Grief

Grief

A Poem by MOON





Shaded by her scarf, her eyes full of unshed tears

She knew she would not see him but maybe he hears

The timbre in her heart, the cough that never clears

Her chest so heavy nothing is as it appears.

 

The whispering wind, so many years

She sat her clock by him, all her fears

Loving him and sometimes shifting gears

Memory and restraints her head rears

He the steadfast heart he had no spears

 

For love’s stark white walls and bloodied smears.

He the ship that never in a storm veers.

The calm that heals and parches all tears

Now in this graveyard flaming love sears.


© 2016 MOON



WHAT AM I?: Nephilim WHAT AM I?: Nephilim
A teen boy gets killed, but trades his soul for another chance. He changes. A girl notices the new boy with silver eyes.

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This is truly beautiful you have written a piece of art

Posted 3 Months Ago


MOON

3 Months Ago

Thank you Julie.
To have loved like this is an endless love.

Posted 8 Months Ago


MOON

7 Months Ago

Thank you so much, will stop by soon.
Extra ordinary. Heavy emotions with great imagery. Love, loss and pain...the ingredients of a beautiful poem.

Posted 10 Months Ago


MOON

10 Months Ago

Thanks Queen loss is heartbreaking.
Deeeeeply Abused

10 Months Ago

Indeed it is. I only meant that a poem bleeds from the cracks of a broken heart.
Heartbreaking honest emotion in every line! Incredible imagery. Lydi**

Posted 10 Months Ago


The flow of this piece is effortless and masterful. It's tragic yet lovely imagery speaks to your soul, stirring memories as you read it. It's painful enough to have a love end, but worse ever still to witness it slowly fade away. Thank you for sharing this moving poem.

Posted 10 Months Ago


MOON

10 Months Ago

Thank you for the lovely review. Take care
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BBP
Heartfelt heartbreak. Nicely written point of view of slowly losing someone.

Posted 10 Months Ago


MOON

10 Months Ago

Thanks Bev , will stop by soon
To lose a loved one as this rips the heart apart! You have expressed this expression of great sadness from the image you have used to your words that speak of stark white walls and bloodied smears. That is pain!

Posted 11 Months Ago


MOON

10 Months Ago

Thanks Sheila ,take care
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Pax
i love the rhymes here, its consistent and flows well... moving on is a process, it takes time, or years perhaps... great to see you still writing, my good friend... :)

Posted 1 Year Ago


MOON

1 Year Ago

Thanks Pax always appreciated my friend.
There are such echoes of life in this devastating, painful song. So moving and transcendent.

Posted 1 Year Ago


MOON

1 Year Ago

Thanks Craig, hope you well. Take care.
The pain of being seperated from someone we love
It is truly a serious one

Nothing could make that hurt go away

Really nicely written

She Set *

Posted 1 Year Ago


MOON

1 Year Ago

Thank you , take care.

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