Embers

Embers

A Poem by Speak in Silence

as I sleep
the embers of your
flaming and desiring heart
brand my skin
slowly seeping into the bitterness
and loneliness of the blackness
of my own heart
if I could only find your love tonight,
the embers may lay to rest,
burnt out in the nothingness within
alone and heartless
I lye, 
dead to the world
and to your touch
I never wanted anything else
but you,
but the burn of your embers
is catching the rain of my world
on fire 

© 2013 Speak in Silence


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"burnt out in the nothingness within
alone and heartless
I lye, "
A honest and direct poem. I like the above lines a lot. I like realistic poetry. Allow the reader to learn and understand the writer's thoughts. No weakness in the outstanding poetry.
Coyote

Posted 5 Years Ago


i like the imagery throughout the poem.

Posted 6 Years Ago


walk on coal...
embers blazing bright
accomplished life's divine goal

Posted 6 Years Ago


Speak in Silence

6 Years Ago

Ahh I like that. Did you write it?
poetry-kiddo alienbaba

6 Years Ago

in reply to ur pome ...yes of course and thzx:)
I love those last three lines. Perfect imagery.

Posted 6 Years Ago


Profound and a powerful uniquely written poem. I liked how you reinerated the title within the overall theme of this great poem. Great job. :)

Posted 6 Years Ago



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Added on May 27, 2013
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