A Poem by Summer D.

If only I had an ace.


There is such a thing
Muse; as trying your welcome.
Risky; playing cards

A penny to name
What more do you have to play?
Gamble your own soul.

I did not listen.
Conned by a man of shadows.
Lift the mask to breathe.

The maiden was I.
Lonely and troubled of mind.
Clay to be molded.

That cold night you came.
Frost tapped at my window sill.
It demanded you!

In a swirl of black.
Quick! Upon your midnight horse.
We rode from hells hounds.

You kissed me farewell
And promised me you’d back
There you rode upon light

Never to return.
I held to spools of thin hope.
You’d return for me.

It was many years
In a street fair I saw you
Ragged, withered, and worn

You did not see me
Gone were your indigo eyes.
Priceless to all" but.

Fled; in agony.
Buried among the olives.
I bid you farewell.

I am old and still.
You, the Duke, remain my muse.
Time has not been kind.

What could've-Had been.
A mask of my own being?

A card; to trump all.

Lady D.
Also Known As: Aisha_U

© 2012 Summer D.

Author's Note

Summer D.
Written for someone who used to be quite important to me.
I chose to make it a romance story of some sorts....
It's much more entertaining then the truth.
If only I was smarter... and had a mask of my own.
Maybe I could've deflected the blow to come.

Oh well; no use dwelling on the past.
Onto the new....
Yet you still remain my muse.



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Oh wow, this was amazing.
I echo everything that has been said. It's beautiful, powerful, very descriptive, and quite intriguing. Nicely done!

On a side note, I really love all your work. I don't know what to write each time I read your poems, so sometimes I don't comment. But they are so so well-penned and well-thought-out.

Just wanted to let you know. :)



P.S. I reposted it . . . sorry if you got all excited about a new review and then realized it was just my repost. :(

Posted 8 Years Ago

1 of 1 people found this review constructive.


lol y do i sense a hint of that random poemish thing we did together from awhile ago via email? Either way good job had to re read a couple of times to get it but yeah epic...this isnt about me is it lol

Posted 8 Years Ago

1 of 1 people found this review constructive.

Very beautiful, descriptive piece Summer. I really love this!

Man! I feel like I've used up all of my good praises. D: I can't say anything that I haven't used. -__- Well, back to my trusty dictionary!

Amazing job!

Posted 8 Years Ago

1 of 1 people found this review constructive.

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