A Poem by TerryDarcy-Ryan akaSheerTerror

" a whisper in the ear "


we are chosen

the softest revelation

a whisper in the ear

my guide

resides inside the stars

every fallen one a trail of wonder

we are blinded with choices

good and evil are a delusion

the fires burn bright on both sides

nobles bend to humble the saved

the willing serve a master

and feed the flames

until a whisper is no more


breathless is the audible silence

a still calm plays madness divine

direction is the next tossed coin

the answer empties

as water flows

through clasped hands

no whispers find

no star fallen trail

no sunshine at midnight clear

now the rear-view mirror

loaded  for retrospect

and the dark wings of my brothers

are a shadow cast across my face

as the fate I cannot escape


Terry Darcy-Ryan

© 2017 TerryDarcy-Ryan akaSheerTerror

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"revelation", then "compromise" follows... then the daoist...until this: "and the dark wings of my brothers are a shadow cast across my face
as the fate I cannot escape". i'm lost, are we going back to the earlier revelation or charting our own course? #empowered#

Posted 3 Hours Ago

TerryDarcy-Ryan   akaSheerTerror

2 Hours Ago

It is as I say we are chosen when we are given the spark of life. We are driven by freewill it can .. read more
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Destined if you do, destined if you don't. Even when it doesn't seem like it. Illusion of choice by the user. The pics suggest to me surrender, a leap of trust into this suspected experience. Thank you for your words Sheer, they are always fun for me to fall into:)

Posted 6 Days Ago

TerryDarcy-Ryan   akaSheerTerror

1 Day Ago

Ua, no matter what the grand scheme has designed for us we have free will with that we are always te.. read more
The first thought that comes to mind is human nature and taking chances. That person jumping off the building is flipping his own coin; heads he wins, tales he loses.

To look back at the loses is a part of a past that can't be changed. Life is a crap-shoot in many things we do.

Liked this. :)

Posted 1 Week Ago

TerryDarcy-Ryan   akaSheerTerror

1 Day Ago

Relic, we are always leaving fate despite what we are destined. Thank you for the great review.
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beautiful imagery,loved the theme of the poem,deep

Posted 1 Week Ago

TerryDarcy-Ryan   akaSheerTerror

1 Week Ago

Wordman, I thank you for stopping by and you Rock !!

Sheer Terror

1 Week Ago

i know,lol,you`re welcome,as always
Fantastically woven. A solid tapestry of images and philosophic musing.

Posted 1 Week Ago

TerryDarcy-Ryan   akaSheerTerror

1 Week Ago

I am thrilled you enjoyed this I know that it is a bit abstract I hoped some could relate Thank you... read more
outstanding. i love the philosophical deepness and top-notch imagery from your knitted words. has meaning on different levels. was gonna highlight some favorite lines but on review they're all so powerful. great selection of pics as usual.

Posted 1 Week Ago

TerryDarcy-Ryan   akaSheerTerror

1 Week Ago

Pete, you always have such an outstanding review I thank you for finding meaning in my words.
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1 Week Ago

it's easy because i enjoy your writing so much ...

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Added on November 13, 2017
Last Updated on November 20, 2017


TerryDarcy-Ryan   akaSheerTerror
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When I was a young girl I was your average Tomboy. I lived to watch Star Trek the only thing that could take me away from the voyages of the Star Ship Enterprise was playing Baseball with the boys. .. more..


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