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The old bleeding words

The old bleeding words

A Poem by Shasha
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On your perspective.

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Don't let those old words die
Those bleeding ones which once filled my empty soul
I still remember that once they healed my tears with their blood
And cried to calm my silence
Have mercy on these tears
Which are now bleeding to shield those few old words...

© 2017 Shasha



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Shasha
That's a poem which I wrote without any intention or idea. A poem based on the reader's perspective.

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Words. They hold great value. I liked the poem and I wanted to know more. Hemingway once said. A great writer bleed to his poetry and story. Thank you Shasha for sharing your worthwhile and good thoughts.
Coyote

Posted 6 Months Ago


Shasha

6 Months Ago

Actually I just wrote it, even I didn't know the exact meaning, just the emotions and a perspective... read more
Here's the message that comes to me thru your words here . . . at different times in life we have those huge fights with harsh words said & these words never fade, even years after the situation might've ended between the two people. At different times in life, later on, I need to remember those old bleeding words, so I don't make the same mistakes over & over. Nice way to leave it open-ended, so the reader can find one's own meaning (((HUGS))) Fondly, Margie

Posted 8 Months Ago


Shasha

8 Months Ago

Thanks Margie!!!
I always appreciated poems with open endings and wanted to write one, so, th.. read more
Haunting imagery using words as a construct... Nothing more transparent than blood-shields... Amazingly penned...

Posted 9 Months Ago


Shasha

9 Months Ago

Thank you, Silente! Means a lot!
Silente

9 Months Ago

Of course ...

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Added on October 23, 2017
Last Updated on October 23, 2017
Tags: Bleeding words, tears, memories

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Where there are many voices but one sound, the country of love, India



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