Drinking from a vial of dark sadness, cannot
forget, will not forget; mind reeling, mouth
twisted, choking; this pain is not terminal it is
Pain, an accumulation from the past that lingers
in memory, drifting in dreams, floundering on
invisible winds of winter; searching through the
impenetrable haze called tomorrow.
A frosted pane, bare branches waving does not
clear the cobwebbed corners of a grieving mind.
A fractured mirror imaging the soul dances
among the sunlight, a pit of Hell or tower to the
Heavens fear is no longer the builder of an
19 thoughts on “Imminent Thoughts…”
Sad but beautiful
You comment means a lot to me, thank you. Ann
Oh wow, this is too good–as in well done, authentic, genuine truth. So much I could comment on but, that pain is not terminal but permanent really struck a chord in me. And equally so, the end note.
Thank you for your comments they are appreciated. Ann
This is powerful. I love this: “this pain is not terminal it is
Thank you so very much. AJM
Well said. Those who have suffered pain alone know how much and where it hurts.
Allow me to share this post with you:
Thank you for sharing your post, however I was not a caregiver…I lost two adult children one day apart. Searching for answers and surviving continues. Thank you for commenting. AJM
So very shocking. I often wonder why such things happen to good people. I pray for you to get mental peace and also the capacity to bear a loss of such magnitude with courage and fortitude.
this pain is not terminal it is permanent.
So this must be the eternal condemnation to hell
Good analogy! Ann
You get to me every time.
Thank you Broken Arrow, I always enjoy seeing you in my comment section, your comments give me hope. Ann
I’m having a bit of trouble with this blog theme, so…I may be commenting in the wrong place, etc…
That was poetically powerful…
I loved the way you have described as an: an accumulation from the past that lingers in memory,
Moreover: “drifting in dreams, floundering on invisible winds of winter”;
These latest ones were blurred images, highlighting the implicit idea of holding back fears and regrets. I found that the winter atmosphere perfectly links to the feeling of sorrow.
Finally I enjoyed the game of opposites, shown through the way you look forward ” searching through the impenetrable haze called tomorrow”.
Your poetry is penetrating, deep and highly connotative.. I
t is truly good to read your words,
Cheers, Aquileana 🙂
Thank you so much, the way you felt the piece was exactly as I intended, thank you for following my site. Ann
Thank you for the follow, I just found your writing and love it, still crying over buttercup..
Oh thank you very much, Buttercup is a true story, your comment on such an older piece is appreciated. Ann
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