And the earth weeps

And the earth weeps

A Poem by Jack...

 

 

 

 

And the earth weeps

 

Posy petal’d tear drops

on saffron colored morns

fall deep in the shadows

where sunshine is only a reflection

of the beauty once shared

Clouded days sing dreary sonnets

and all other butterflies are sad,

for those cherished wings

of brilliant colors

are gone from this field

 ~

Now a misty shade of gray

lingering in the thoughts

of one so missed…

finds the garden gates locked,

never to open again

 ~

Where rainbows once painted blue hydrangea skies

and daffodil promises carried our smiles,

sorrow now gathers in shapeless corners,

missing this butterfly

all had so come to adore

 ~

and the earth weeps…


© 2014 Jack...



Author's Note

Jack...
My heart breaks...for you.

Please use your reviews to send good wishes and happy thoughts to those hurting. I am sorry my friends, but I will not be responding to them. This is not to focus on me, but those who are in need today.

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A Beautiful and sad poem!

Posted 3 Months Ago


Hello there! I'm back :)

You've always had a gentle way with words.

Posted 2 Years Ago


My only son passed away just over 3 years ago and your words seem as though they were taken straight from my breaking heart. Thank you for the write. ~Sharon

Posted 2 Years Ago


Absolutely beautiful... Your words leave a heartfelt impact.

Posted 3 Years Ago


this is beautiful. Good to see you back if only "partially"

Posted 3 Years Ago


Jack this is beautiful and such a heart felt write. My heart goes out to all those hurting and I wish happiness for all.

Miss you on here Jack.

Posted 3 Years Ago


So colorful and full of visions! Lovely words with nature in tow.

Posted 3 Years Ago


squishy hugs to all that need them and one for the soul that is compassionate enough to realize that the earth weeps too!

Posted 3 Years Ago


Hi Jack, this is quite sad.....my heart breaks too and good tribute. always good to see you here

Posted 3 Years Ago


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This is absolutely beautiful and touching. Your words find those who need comfort in their deepest time of grief and I am sure they wrap around your friend in loving sincerity.

Posted 3 Years Ago



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Jack...
Jack...

San Antonio, TX



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Not much to tell about me, I am just Jack, I am a poet, a writer, a musician, a painter, a builder and a dreamer. I live in south Texas but am originally from New Jersey and miss it more and more all .. more..

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