Wild World.

Wild World.

A Poem by Paul Bell

In my darkness I live

Night being my only companion

Through which I seek my sanctuary

To live, seems only for dreamers

In my dreams I find only remorse

For people, I shed no tears

My justice, I am executioner

No hoping for everlasting peace

For the eternal

It finds only hope.

© 2019 Paul Bell

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well written, but rather unforeseen.... a bit dark & gloomy poem, i had expected something a bit happier about nature, trees or animals. at least hope is around the corner.

Posted 2 Weeks Ago

The theme around this place tonight seems to be finding light in the darkness or in this case acceptance and then hope in the acceptance. A bit of a pattern I think for most of us. Insightful write, Paul:)

Posted 4 Weeks Ago

Paul Bell

3 Weeks Ago

It's that time of year again.
Love how your title summons song lyrics (re: Jacob's first line) . . . I think of "wild" as being on the side of having fun. But your poem took me in an unexpected direction, as I put myself into the shoes of some chronically-blue young writers I read regularly here at the cafe. There is definitely a darker wild lurking & you describe it hauntingly, albeit briefly, which I admire . . . I saw a lot of my own nighttime lurkings in this (((HUGS))) Fondly, Margie

Posted 1 Month Ago

Paul Bell

1 Month Ago

This take you back to the dark days, Margie.
I try to never go back but sometimes it falls on.. read more
:oooo baby, baby it's a wild world...hard to get by just upon a smile"

but then smiles aren't seen in the dark....especially when dreams go sour and we are snoring frowns...
stripped of hope.
Life seems to be doing this to a lot of us these days, I'm afraid.

Posted 1 Month Ago

Paul Bell

1 Month Ago

Must be the dark nights coming in, making us all a bit morose.

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Added on November 3, 2019
Last Updated on November 3, 2019


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