Heart String Sorrows

Heart String Sorrows

A Poem by Jack...

For a friend I have hurt deeply...played in the key of final farewell



Heart String Sorrows


Sadness plays my heart strings

With a bow of rosin’d guilt

Tear drops stain the notes upon the page


Sorrowed cello whispers

Of a soundless worry wilt

Harmonies distorted in this rage


Out of tune concertos

Fall as fractured cymbals blare

Steady as the beat of gathered pain


Broken mirror rhythms

Sit upon the favored chair

Misery in musical refrain


Violin’d distractions

Born of melodies so thin

Echoing performed apologies


A cappella opus

In a prelude to the hymn

Composed for you in all sincerity







© 2014 Jack...

Author's Note

I did not write this poem looking for sympathy. I am the ass here...

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I can't imagine you being an a*s, but we've all had those moments at one time or another. Regardless, you have a beautiful heart and it shines in this gorgeous poem. You will be missed my sweet friend.
Hugs, Julie

Posted 9 Years Ago

Oh how I feel the despair within this piece. This is very well written and very sincere.

Posted 9 Years Ago

An apology has to be accepted and while the artistry and sincerity of your poem could help, sometimes we have to live with what we have done.. LEARN and never repeat again with anyone else (and perhaps too with the one you hurt if your apology is acceptable). For what it's work my friend, it took me almost 5years after my first wife left before I could look in the mirror again. I never got the chance to apologize for being an a*s. I hope that I am a better human for it and I have written many poems of apology (none posted here at WC). I know you are sorry and also want to take back the hurt. Also know it's up to her, just be a human being, not a man.

The strings of your poem did vibrate sorrow Jack, they also vibrated with love and humanity. Be well my friend... ~~redzone

Posted 9 Years Ago

Your honesty shines through here my friend.I cannot believe you would ever be an a*s :)

Posted 9 Years Ago

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9 Years Ago

I'm betting your right winged lady. being the man he is,I bet he is taking the blame anyway.
well this poem will certainly redeem you Jack ,cause it's beautiful and sincere.

Posted 9 Years Ago

There is room for forgiving and forgetting, in every friendship. I am sure in your's too. Come back soon.

Posted 9 Years Ago

The world is harsh when the music we make is discordant. I hope that the melodies return in perfect harmony.

Posted 9 Years Ago

A very beautiful write, I love your line sorrowed cello whispers.

Posted 9 Years Ago

who you an a*s, I would never have guessed. Since I see you has far from it. Fantabulous piece, even though it doesn't fit you. Bravo, encore!!

Posted 9 Years Ago

No...you are never an a*s anywhere... this is still a wonderful write and the word choice is excellent! Bravo...

Posted 9 Years Ago

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28 Reviews
Added on March 25, 2014
Last Updated on March 25, 2014



San Antonio, TX

Not much to tell about me, I am just Jack, I am a poet, a writer, a musician, a painter, a builder and a dreamer. I live in south Texas but am originally from New Jersey and miss it more and more all .. more..


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