Poetry 2014…

 

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Before the Voices…

Charlotte 41

 

Before the Voices…

 You left the world to early, free from a life that

left you filled with doubt. You lived the lives of

many, the voices, always hoping just to be

I now wait for that spark from heaven, I willed

you not to go, God did not agree. Was your life

fulfilled in such a short time, will I ever know.

You had beginnings, disappointments, new starts;

you worried about tomorrow, unable to feel happiness

in what you accomplished today.

I suffer your being gone, sadness wretches my days, the

glow died there was no hope. It seems like one long unhappy

dream.

Roaming within my mind, I walk the fields of your life. A

time of clouded joy, then time was blown away.  Born in

innocence, fresh, life clear, before the voices took over,

bringing fear. I could not help you in your solitude while

you nursed your unconquerable fears.

As the moonlight pales, I yearn for lost years, before the

mental strife. Before the voices took over your life.  It was

after sunset that you died, a void that cannot be filled, you

will never grow old. I miss your smiles, your red tresses

flowing down your back, your light will always shine; your

radiance will never fade.

 

Sleep my child in eternal rest…

 

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Memories…

I have enough memories from the past

to last me for the rest of my life. My

benevolent memory will not bury them

from which they were born.

A small country church, a chorus of

crows; the splashing sounds of the

brook running through the Birch trees.

The wind caressing the colossal row

of Oaks in the field.

Death road away from the weathered

house of worship, followed by black

feathered angels. No longer will the

water beneath the Birch cool, nor will

the wind surrounding the Oaks embrace

The rocker on the porch is stilled, no hand

waves goodbye. In a cobwebbed corner of

the room, tattered sun struck curtains dance

in the nearby mirror. Childhood is dead.

 

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Pseudo Heavens…

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The bitterness, the misery of life, questions for God.

Was it his goodness that took my child, I can believe

in an avenging god if he would tell me what I have done.

 

I have been imprisoned in a chrysalis, beaten, withered,

dust covers my soul. There is no one to find me, no one

to free me from pain and heartache.

 

Hate is a strong word, yet it dwells within my mind, in the

shadowy corners. It hides, waits like a rain cloud that

threatens to spoil the rays of a sunny day.

 

I use to stand staring at the sky, praying, questioning, it may

as well have been a black void. A pseudo path to the Heavens

outside my windows.

 

 

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