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Below is the poem entitled Ascent which was written by poet Vertical Vertical. Please feel free to comment on this poem. However, please remember, PoetrySoup is a place of encouragement and growth.

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They left every stone unturned
Every rose untouched 
In the rubble of a shrine 
Of those who once had loved
They lie quietly
Faces upturned
Towards the sun
Their tears vaporize
To ascend
To become 
A story that will never end
Life begins at the turn 
Of a long winding way
Journeyed in a day.

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  1. Date: 8/2/2012 1:08:00 PM
    good poem my friend

  1. Date: 8/2/2012 11:45:00 AM
    Great writing. Strong message.

  1. Date: 1/14/2012 7:49:00 AM
    I remember your wonderful writing on lulu , good to read you again.This made me think of my husband forever looking to the sun.Great writing as usual. Anne

  1. Date: 1/13/2012 6:06:00 AM
    The hope of a happy journey...once this one has reached its end. I love this touches a place in me. Will make it one of my favorites so I can re-read at will. Look forward to reading more of your poetry. Again..nice to see you on the Soup !! God Bless !!

  1. Date: 1/13/2012 5:57:00 AM
    A profound, captivating and moving read. I love this write. You are awesome. I kept your information verses and will order soon. Million thx for the info. I've also deleted carefree as I wanted to delete my comments...had no choice but to delete the poem in order to do this. I will post it again later...perhaps tonight. Thank you for taking the time to read and comment. Much appreciated! Love, Sue

  1. Date: 1/12/2012 11:29:00 PM
    Love lives on even after the journey especially in the hearts of those left behind- blessings- enjoyed your poem, Brenda