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Stormy Heart

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Stormy Heart

Alone in loneliness Amid forever nights And these four walls In faint, whisper soft your name I beg out loud to the nothingness that remains "Please not another nightmare, no more storms" But, answers are merely glimpses of light From lightening... Filtering through the pane Empty sheets... Cast empty shadows on the wall Of places where you used to be Eyes wide open Now asleep, afraid I am to fall Trapped within this never ending dream I cling to all the memories that I have Spinning me closer to where you were, in parallel on the edge The thoughts, like imaginary rubble, comes tumbling passed A fire for you still burning inside Why can’t I let go of the tragedies last And silence your unrescued suicidal screams Or is it only the rain falling faster as it taps harder, and harder upon the glass Or is it of your wandering spirit Mockingly knocking? Haunting with its vindications Of "why’s" I can never seem to grasp All this amidst lost stares into black windows Where gutters overrunning, burdened by the strains And I swear I see your reflection Among the flashes, tracing out illuminations about your face And for the first time You are noticeably absent of all the worldly pains And your lips releasing out a comfort that for so long I've been seeking As I hear the words echo within my stormy heart "That where you are everything is okay"

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  1. Date: 3/25/2014 2:52:00 PM
    It has been a while Micheal :) I wanted to say hi; but am also glad I picked this beautiful work to read. Take care Mike ;)

  1. Date: 12/16/2011 1:49:00 PM
    No, I never read yours until now, its nice.

  1. Date: 12/2/2011 11:09:00 PM
    I hope I can be as good of a writer as you are one day

  1. Date: 11/26/2011 4:09:00 PM
    Lovely write, beautifully written...Kelli

  1. Date: 11/13/2011 9:47:00 PM
    well expressed.....Enjoyed stopping by tonight, have yourself a lovely night ;-) ,..LINDA

  1. Date: 11/13/2011 10:06:00 AM
    such a sad state of affairs. I enjoyed your poem. :) Catie