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Author Name: Freejmjones 6 Comments
Date Added: July 15, 2009 08:07:55 Average Score: (Needs 2)
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the howling loneliness

On quiet nights

when the moon

wraps

its light

around the trees


and

your heart

though still beating

is hollowed-out

by a lost love


and you reach

into

your pockets

but find only marbles

and a piece of lint


because

there is no remedy


but still

the joy of Nature

sings to you


She sings to you, with tears

in her eyes,

her sweetest lullaby


soothing your

little

empty soul


settling the waters

of your

jerky little heart


numbing your

ears

to the howling loneliness


~/~

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Comments:
Comment By: FreeMoonStar on August 4, 2009 11:53:51 PM Report
Hi.. This was one of the most gentlest poems I have ever read.. It made something inside go THUMP!

 

What a joy this was to read..

 

 

Hugs,

Moonie

 

Comment By: FreeGraham Jones on August 4, 2009 03:50:15 AM Report
I found this to be quite haunting in the loneliness of its theme excellent work~Graham.
Comment By: FreeAlison Storm Wolf on July 21, 2009 04:07:09 PM Report
aww...this shows another side of you ;-)
I liked the way you wove nature into it and of course the moon..who has seen me for one..through many lonely nights all my life.
I really did tune into this poem.
Ali x

Comment By: FreeHanane on July 15, 2009 09:13:09 PM Report
Nice writing joe!
Comment By: FreeShe Whispers on July 15, 2009 09:55:47 AM Report
I AM JUST BLOWN AWAY BY THIS POEM... JUST BEAUTIFUL IN  YOUR POETIC WAY...
~She Whispers

Comment By: PremiumLinda Jo on July 15, 2009 08:49:36 AM Report
 a lonesome melody...if not for the joy of nature singing her sweet lullaby, where would we be? just thinking softly out loud...in my pocket along with a piece of lint...i find tiny scraps of fabric and a pinch of purple glitter....




 


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