A Poem by Betty Hermelee

the end....




Stories need conclusions

Rivers gush into seas

Winter is complete as spring emerges

Dreams detach in reality

Wars culminate with consequences

Passion withdraws after climax

Life expires with death

Time is continual without end

© 2022 Betty Hermelee

Author's Note

Betty Hermelee
feel free to agree or disagree!!!

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but we feel there is something after this life...many of us in a way life is like many stories, ones with indeterminate endings...we might want or feel we need closure---but so much of this existence leads us to open ended determinations.
I like exploring this poem...and pondering each line...
time itself has no conclusion...the clock's hands continue to circle and always will.

Posted 3 Months Ago

Betty Hermelee

3 Months Ago

Thank you dear J. I'm glad that you commented about after life...I guess that's really a personal be.. read more
Oh I agree, that's for sure. It seems that time is the only unending entity we have, at least as far as I know.

Posted 3 Months Ago

Betty Hermelee

3 Months Ago

me too!! Thanks Will for your kind review!!!
Best, B

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Added on November 30, 2022
Last Updated on November 30, 2022


Betty Hermelee
Betty Hermelee

Black Mountain, NC

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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