THE SPLIT

THE SPLIT

A Poem by Betty Hermelee
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love broken

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THE SPLIT


I plead with you late

Don’t pluck my twine of passion

Splits my love in half

 

Death will fall ‘pon me

I shall not note your green eyes

Nor your scented skin

 

I shan’t let you die

Yet my heart is soon absent

My doubts heartfelt indeed


© 2021 Betty Hermelee


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Except for one syllable this was like 3 Senryu together to form a poem. Had that crossed your mind? I like this one!

Posted 1 Month Ago


What a wonderful write, This is amazing, love the imagery

Posted 1 Month Ago


Betty Hermelee

1 Month Ago

Thank you so much Kenzie ,appreciated!
Best, B
This is quite a bit different
I agree with John
Very much like both the written and the complimentary image of beautiful artwork
Nicely done

Posted 1 Month Ago


Betty Hermelee

1 Month Ago

A lovely review Dave, so much appreciated!
Best, B
Though unrhymed, this one somehow makes me think of Keats, Shelley, Byron, and other English poets of the 19th century. Maybe even Poe. The relationship of love and death is present here, but the last verse gives the impression the love of the speaker was lacking in depth.

Posted 1 Month Ago


Betty Hermelee

1 Month Ago

the first speaker who says i will die without you; 2nd speaker says you won't die, but my love for .. read more

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Betty Hermelee
Betty Hermelee

Black Mountain, NC



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My love of poetry results from my love of art. As a painter I am able to express myself on a canvas. As a poet my words come from my heart, my moods, sometimes sad, mostly upbeat. I like to use vivid .. more..

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