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Melancholy Mists

I gaze at pregnant clouds outside my window
Overcast to match my inner darkness
Wind howls through trees like sadness through my soul
Melancholy mists cloak me in their soft caress.

Raindrops like chandelier prisms
Illusive rainbows reflect off crystal panes
Lazy daydreams of drifting recollections
Water color tapestries of tie dyed stains.

What went before cannot be changed
Dust motes dancing on stagnant air
Aspiration surrendered to forgotten needs
A past littered with dreams stripped bare.

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  1. Date: 5/3/2009 12:33:00 AM
    Your words capture the mood of the writer Lena.One for my favourites to re-read again.Rgds Brian

  1. Date: 4/29/2009 4:07:00 PM
    That is a very strong write. And the words flow freely. Very nice. Lovingly, Dane

  1. Date: 4/29/2009 4:03:00 PM
    so beautifully maudlin! my! But you have the future to dream up and live! Light & Love

  1. Date: 4/28/2009 9:02:00 PM
    A beautiful well written poem, The reader can feel your pain through these verses. Very touching Thanks you for the comment on my work, always appreciated.

  1. Date: 4/28/2009 10:55:00 AM
    Nice write Lena, Raindrops like chandelier prisms, Wow what a lovely line. James

  1. Date: 4/26/2009 9:13:00 AM
    Lena, very vivid images of life, fluid write, nice! ...Jim