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Faith Amidst Grief

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Faith Amidst Grief

This barren night along dim street
where lamp posts hide drops of gold flakes,
and thorny weeds crack at her feet
to sift death's crumbs, throwing keepsakes.
Yesterday's thoughts scream much bolder
alone now, pinned by heart’s lesion
missing groom's compassionate flair;
as anguish sigh in procession.

Fractured mind plays a tortured game
that sorrow drifts without relief,
chasing lost hours in timeless frame
while bleak clouds linger like a thief.

And darkened soul pours acid rain
till beads of moonlight kiss wet eyes,
stars dripping bigger than tears’ stains
to wake faith’s songs, new quests arise.

Grief Contest of Black- Eyed Susan

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  1. Date: 10/4/2013 9:18:00 PM
    Nette, , congrats......... SKAT

  1. Date: 10/2/2013 8:31:00 AM
    stopping by to congratulate you on your win with this beautiful poem :)

  1. Date: 10/2/2013 5:00:00 AM
    Congrats on the win in the contest, nette

  1. Date: 10/2/2013 4:35:00 AM
    well done and well written Robert(RabCD)

  1. Date: 10/1/2013 8:29:00 PM
    'Yesterday's thoughts scream much bolder'...Oh how I identify my friend! That one line says it all to me...Still tryin to make that last verse a reality! As usual, you nailed it and congrats of course - Tim

  1. Date: 10/1/2013 9:04:00 AM
    I'm pleased to see this one on the winners list, one of my personal favorites for this contest.

  1. Date: 9/22/2013 11:41:00 AM
    Very nice poem read just now. Beautifully worded. Loved always, bl

  1. Date: 9/22/2013 7:44:00 AM
    Faith amidst grief is a very powerful force as is your writing Nette.

  1. Date: 9/22/2013 7:37:00 AM
    You have such a beautiful way with words, my dear Nette! A marvellous poetess you are... love and hugs, Jack xoxox

  1. Date: 9/22/2013 6:19:00 AM your images in this one... you have crafted a gem here....excellent write! hugs :)

  1. Date: 9/22/2013 1:36:00 AM
    Excellent. Awesome write. Enjoyed reading it. Tfs

  1. Date: 9/22/2013 1:03:00 AM
    I enjoyed your take on grief, and putting it with faith. Your imagery really denotes the feeling of grief throughout the poem.

  1. Date: 9/21/2013 8:19:00 PM
    Wow, this is a very good, no, better yet, a very awesome write my friend! You have surely written a tremendously pleasant and splendid poem! I really enjoyed reading this magnificent piece this evening! What a lovely piece, quite the delightful verse, Great Work!!

  1. Date: 9/21/2013 5:55:00 PM
    Nette...I believe this is my favorite poem of yours to date...and going Into my favorites to read again....there is something special about this one..

  1. Date: 9/21/2013 3:08:00 PM
    amists a phone call i need that faith right now!!!

  1. Date: 9/21/2013 2:36:00 PM
    Very expressive and descriptive work..Enjoyed reading this one today..Thanks for the visit to my page..Sara