One

One

A Poem by emipoemi

To hurt another hurts you, too,

You gain a scar that shall not mend.

Repentance merely soothes the pain,

Yet in your soul shall it remain

Until the end.

 

To kill another, part of you

Dies, too, and leaves an empty hole.

Despite what differences we bear,

Though we one heart or mind don’t share,

We share one soul.


-EDP


© 2017 emipoemi



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Gee
Hi, enjoyed the wording but struggled with the reading as couldn't fathom a rhythm if indeed there is meant to be one.

Posted 1 Month Ago


emipoemi

1 Month Ago

......you seem to be the only one to experience that problem. It's read as it's written out: 8- 8- 8.. read more
Gee

1 Month Ago

Ahhhhhhhhhh, but I ain't the brightest
I genuinely love this one. I've went through a few of your works now and this is my favorite. All of your works have the perfect flow.

Posted 2 Months Ago


emipoemi

2 Months Ago

So thrilled to know you have a favourite among my poems so far. A little trivia: the poems I have po.. read more
Very sincere and transparent. Well done.

Posted 2 Months Ago


emipoemi

2 Months Ago

Thank you. Glad you enjoyed it.
THIS is a unique view toward a reality few share...
you speak well.

Posted 2 Months Ago


emipoemi

2 Months Ago

Thank you.
Chris

2 Months Ago

Sharing a soul IS a responsibility few echo.
Nice piece.. Good meter and measure.

Posted 2 Months Ago


emipoemi

2 Months Ago

glad you enjoyed it, thanks for reading.
M. L. F.

2 Months Ago

No problem :)
This really made me think and agree on a deep level. Thank you for sharing this with us!!

Posted 2 Months Ago


emipoemi

2 Months Ago

thank you for reading.
We are all connected - the 6 degrees of separation rule can attest to this.
Deeply pertinent and wise words here.

Posted 2 Months Ago


emipoemi

2 Months Ago

Exactly! Glad you enjoyed it. Thanks for reading.

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emipoemi
emipoemi

Toronto, Canada



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