A Poem by Sylvia Faff

You walk through the isolation 
Surrounded by the emerald encrusted arbour 
Watching the sky turn grey and the land shift 
Frigid and Forsaken
Sometimes you watch it rain 
Sometimes it's sunny 
Sometimes iridescent bolts of lighting stain the walls black 

Striking at your feet 
You stagger back and run through the wood 
Running, darting past trees 
As the lighting follows 
It chases you relentlessly 
Splitting your world in two 
Guided by reins of fire 
Your heart races 
Your breathing, 
It gallops 
It charges 

You stop. 
As if to reach the end if the world 
In a cruel, sadistic, game. 

The lightning closes in 
It's cold white touch 
Carves and cauterises 

It snows cinders 
To set the forest alight 

You lose yourself among the blaze 
And the cold sharp air 

© 2014 Sylvia Faff

Author's Note

Sylvia Faff
Let me know what you think of this, it's been a while :)

1) "Frigid and cold" to "Frigid and forsaken"

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wonderful imagery, very vivid...perfectly captures heartache/break
feeling frozen, as if the heart is being pierced by icicles
I enjoyed the simplistic structure and format you penned this in...also
A the fact of how relatable this is. Thank you for sharing, Roshan

Posted 5 Years Ago

Sylvia Faff

5 Years Ago

Thank you for reading! I hope you have a wonderful day :)
ms. barrie

5 Years Ago

you're very welcome...thank you...you too...happy writings (:
The only issue with me is that "frigid & cold" is one and the same thing, lol Other that that cheers!

Posted 7 Years Ago

Snows cinders...geez, off the charts imagery here, felt like I was losing my breath reading this one....well pen'd!

Posted 7 Years Ago

wow, what a descriptive poem I really like it

Posted 7 Years Ago

Poignant write, descriptive of heartbreak. Lovely imagery.

Posted 7 Years Ago

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Added on December 3, 2013
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