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Author Name: Freesitara 6 Comments
Date Added: October 28, 2006 03:10:21 Average Score: (Needs 2)
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Goblin Gold
I sat whole eternities at the edge of Sanity,
Knees dangling over the Void beneath.
A Bird within urging me to peer beyond.
But something beyond me held me forth.
And thus my seasons melted into another,
Slaving for an unknown penance,
I lay in this womb of earth,
Daylight a stranger for three score years.
These eyes did not seek,hence they were not sad.
And then I found a trinket drip down my roof,
More precious than the fortunes of kings.
In the aphotic vacum of my dungeon cell,
There danced a brave little sunbeam !
The man that fritters daylight in idle hours,
Let him if he will,behold how my eyes,
Bereft of light,caressed the solitary skein.
Kissing,touching this familiar stranger.
But the cavity on the corner of my roof,
That dribbled living molten gold,was gone
But now my eyes know no rest,
For finally they have learnt to wait.
Like a bruised heart that had once known love,
A bereaving mother,who had once cradled a child
Author's Notes:

For those men who spent decades imprisoned in dark dungeons and those who had dared to love,and were fated to lose

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Comments:
Comment By: FreeRobin Constantinou on August 1, 2007 09:02:32 AM Report
wow, stunning words, favouriting,

Comment By: FreeAlison Storm Wolf on November 5, 2006 09:43:48 AM Report
Beyond words....
An old soul speaking indeed.

Ali x
taking into favs

Comment By: Freesandeip on October 30, 2006 08:05:13 AM Report
**But now my eyes know no rest,

For finally they have learnt to wait.

Like a bruised heart that had once known love,

A bereaving mother,who had once cradled a child**

 

beautiful lines.i would not go so far as to compare you unfairly with him,but they reminded me at once of something i read once in yeats.


Comment By: FreeFLETCHER on October 29, 2006 11:17:06 AM Report
This is a spectacular display of talent. You are quite the writer. Excellent deep message to all.
Yours ......................Fletch

Comment By: Freeryan on October 28, 2006 10:49:40 AM Report
great write you done a great job keep up the good work
Comment By: FreeShe Whispers on October 28, 2006 09:05:36 AM Report
Tasmia,
 What can I say I'm in awe dear lady this is priceless to  read .. outstanding.. Thank you for such a lovely comment on my poem..~ She Whispers





 


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