Remember His Words

Remember His Words

A Poem by PoppySilver
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Nighttime hours have a tone of their own...

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She says 

there is a light in here somewhere

except unlike her

I can't turn it on


It's only mortal blues

lips whisper and lie

only the death 

of all you have known

rumbles a restless sky


Like the leaves in autumn

not all destruction is ugly

he softly reminds me


So many broken things

where is the thread

strong enough to mend

the strangled seams


Faith

rise from your slumber

I'm cold 

sacrificed myriad dreams

unseen

in a final attempt

to redeem

a battered soul


So many broken things

strangled at the seams

I have become nothing more

than a fragile beat

blurred

like the tattered wings

of a lonely bird



©2016 PoppySilver


© 2016 PoppySilver



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I'm not following this as a cohesive message -- getting mixed up with the "he, she, me" pronouns & how it all fits together. But that doesn't matter, becuz it's still a good read with poignant observations on nighttime hell. The third stanza is brilliant & thought-provoking. I also love references to broken things, needing thread to sew together strangled seams . . . this is your strongest analogy thread thru-out.

Posted 2 Years Ago


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PoppySilver

2 Years Ago

barleygirl, thank you, I appreciate your thoughts, thank you :)



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I hear a fragile beating against the window in my dreams... and rise to welcome a dear soul in Ƹ̵̡Ӝ̵̨̄Ʒ¸.•´¯`♥

Posted 2 Years Ago


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PoppySilver

2 Years Ago

Thank you beautiful, squishy hugs ♥
This is beautiful........
darkness, frustration, disappointment..........no regret only redemption.......
not pretending.......acknowledging the devastation........pursuing peace.....

i sometimes ramble on and on......
i loved it!!!!
:)

Posted 2 Years Ago


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PoppySilver

2 Years Ago

Thank you dear heart, nice to see you :)
'I have become nothing more - than a fragile beat - blurred like the tattered wings --of a lonely bird -'

These words have a sorry touch.. as ever finely expressed but.. less calm than in the past.

There are times when there's little comfort in thought, and, even less in words - especially at night. Light, vision, taken away, somehow - inevitably i guess, distorts hope. Precious moments weigh less than did, the spirit wants to regain that something mislaid.. perhaps. This you worries me, but yet, you must be allowed to mull, to curl into the child you were and re.assemble that big, beautiful light that's you, Poppy Ruth Silver. And you will, because you do.. in time.. no rush, no need.

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PoppySilver

2 Years Ago

Emma...you are a precious light and soul and I am always thankful for your kind thoughts and appreci.. read more
I love this. You are very talented.

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PoppySilver

2 Years Ago

Thank you very much Daphnee :)
Deep and very expressive.
Keep it up.

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PoppySilver

2 Years Ago

Shaan, many thanks :)
Speechless..........................

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PoppySilver

2 Years Ago

Reflection, thank you :)
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I love how you wrote this in the voice of conflict of darkening dreams. A tired soul speaks in unique poetic vision. Deeply expressive in rich secret undertones. Awesome!

Posted 2 Years Ago


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PoppySilver

2 Years Ago

Lynn, much appreciated...thank you so much :)
This poem had a melancholic vibe to it, it's deep and resonates with you long after you finish reading it. It's kind of a journey, a struggle and the ending is far too realistic, which makes it completely real and relatable. I love it.

Posted 2 Years Ago


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PoppySilver

2 Years Ago

Keegan, thank you very much hon...truly appreciated :)
the depth and breadth of this one is beautiful -- it is simplicity, grace, sorrow, and acceptance, all at once.

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PoppySilver

2 Years Ago

KL, thank you very much love :)
so so deep................................. angels cant choose so they have no qualms, man can so he must bear the consequences ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, but then why the whole charade,,,,,,,,,,

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PoppySilver

2 Years Ago

Ah, wise thoughts...thank you WILDERNESS :)
WILDERNESS

2 Years Ago

My pleasure ............. always

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