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Hands of chalk

Hands of chalk

A Poem by Nerio
"

to my 'big' little sister :)

"

Little, so little pieces of chalk,
fragments of light, tiny frostbites
against the green sight
of the hospital blankets.


Fragile, so fragile the night,
thin hopes crystalized,
may this day pass by
without fever nor harm.
Desperate, so desperate fight.


Eyes closed, in the dark
I can still touch
those hands of chalk:
there, after the rush,
"be quite baby, hush hush,
the doctor will ease
the pain, I promise, please"
and then light-years waiting,
the nausea, the soul aching,
our personal golgotha.
there, where we sighed,
cursing time, heavens allmight,
and remained 'till the very last.


Dear, so dear pieces of life
we spent and left behind,
but still linger in the mind.
Even now, that you're bold
and strong and fear no cold:
hard concrete behind the chalk.


© 2017 Nerio



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Evoking the real prayer into life, a true deep plea from a heart filled with anxious and warmth, Your words, flow, images and style had a beautiful way to touch our hearts, Your sincerity shined all along Your words, giving usmore purness and love, I pray Your precious sister is well now, a wonderful and brilliant poem.

Posted 8 Months Ago


1 of 1 people found this review constructive.

Light

8 Months Ago

Awa! why speaking like this about You! don't worry Your "real" smile is still soft and gentle, it's .. read more
tracey

5 Months Ago

a lovely piece of poetry
ThePiercedWriter

3 Weeks Ago

I loved that you were able to share such a piece that is filled with emotion like this. :)



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A deep sigh after reading this....Never we realize when exactly those hands of chalk becomes strong and fearless....even if this growth happens in front of our eyes....a perfect mixture of hearty feelings and poetry here....thanks for sharing :)

Posted 6 Days Ago


wow. Very sad but beautifully written.


Posted 3 Weeks Ago


An emotive poem expressed very poetically with delicate feeling and care. Seems to be about a baby now grown up. Can't be sure unless u tell. Kudos.


I'm quite a newbie here, Pleez do review, write your thoughts under my newest poem too. Luv making friends and am used to exchange of comments.

Posted 4 Months Ago


It's too deep and expressive. The chalk written most dark and white times.

Posted 5 Months Ago


so heart tugging, emotional read here.

Posted 6 Months Ago


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True, inspired art in language. I love the genuine, raw, yet gentle emotions you convey in this poem. Another impressive work!

Posted 8 Months Ago


This is singing with originality, even tho the scenario is also very relatable. I love it when a writer uses startling word choices (like "chalk") to snap us out of our expectations for a situation. Nice use of strong imagery as analogy ("concrete behind the chalk") which makes this a loving pep talk (((HUGS))) Fondly, Margie

Posted 8 Months Ago


Evoking the real prayer into life, a true deep plea from a heart filled with anxious and warmth, Your words, flow, images and style had a beautiful way to touch our hearts, Your sincerity shined all along Your words, giving usmore purness and love, I pray Your precious sister is well now, a wonderful and brilliant poem.

Posted 8 Months Ago


1 of 1 people found this review constructive.

Light

8 Months Ago

Awa! why speaking like this about You! don't worry Your "real" smile is still soft and gentle, it's .. read more
tracey

5 Months Ago

a lovely piece of poetry
ThePiercedWriter

3 Weeks Ago

I loved that you were able to share such a piece that is filled with emotion like this. :)

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Added on December 5, 2017
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