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Author Name: Freequeens1 2 Comments
Date Added: December 27, 2007 09:12:42 Average Score: (Needs 2)
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Eburnean Path

Eburnean Path

When I was a child, I walked the simplest way,
Completely unaware of all the dangers.
Pure white lilies and small violaceous flowers
Lined the lane, so perfuming the air all day.
 
Farther along the wide path, trust was broken,
Learning hard taught lessons, always remembered,
Where bruised blossoms matched a bruised heart encountered.
Those charged to protect did things best unspoken.
 
Scars were formed, yet hope shone through and love found me,
Lighting my way like luminous fireflies
Lit by the winter moon under leaden skies,
It fell into place as it was meant to be.
 
For now, resting my eyes on a mixed bouquet
Of life experiences along the way.
Author's Notes:
For a contest at http://allpoetry.com/contest/2383166.  Prompt: "Violaceous Beyond Bruising Cold Of Eburnean Emptiness" 
Violaceous: soft violets
Eburnean: ivory, luminous
Bruised: black and purple staining
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Comments:
Comment By: FreeLeonard Wilson on December 28, 2007 04:35:46 PM Report
It's a shame innocence has to be lost, but that is life....Great job of wording your life's message here, kid... Nicely done...len
Comment By: FreeGlata on December 28, 2007 11:13:11 AM Report
This is a neat style, and beautifully done, Patty...

Stop to smell those flowers along the way...

Hugs!

Glata





 


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