A Poem by Story Teller Tales and Poems

To inspire recovery from the funk of a seemingly meaningless life


Take away what gives you pause

Beyond the scope of an empty dream

Negate the means of a worthy cause

The empty glare of eyes that once gleamed


O do you know just what you are?

The answer lost in a distant day

Did you travel once to realms afar?

To now just wallow in your dark dismay


How will you stand and face the light?

So used to sitting in an empty chair

Forsake malaise for the will to fight

Shake off your chains if only you dare


To take away what you had before

O now to jump right in the fray

To endless heights your passions soar

To walk in the shoes of those who’ve paid

© 2017 Story Teller Tales and Poems

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You write with a ancient style. You question life and things with a gentle pen. I liked the entire poem. The ending was perfect. Deep thoughts and reflections in the words. Thank you dear Poet for sharing the amazing poetry.

Posted 4 Months Ago

This is such a well written write, enjoyed this

Posted 4 Months Ago

nice poem i really enjoyed reading it

Posted 4 Months Ago

'Did you travel once to realms afar? To now just wallow in your dark dismay.' I think your thoughtful poem will give hope to many who have 'The empty glare of eyes that once gleamed.' Nicely said.

Posted 10 Months Ago

I have no voice is in my awe!! Well done!

Posted 11 Months Ago

A very nicely written write, I feel the emotions. Nicely expressed

Posted 12 Months Ago

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Added on May 9, 2017
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