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Well of Insight

Born into accursed sight
Through water leading to rain
The forethought of lonely nights
Brings only tears to comfort the pain

A deepening well of truth
Opposite force of this disease
Even though it just offers proof
To why you should run from me

The echoes of life’s disdain
Whisper as I will sleep
As I beg them to steal the shame
The darkness begins to creep

Two more days and I am awake
Screaming in silent prayer
As I beg myself to forsake
The idea that I am scared

But my suffering leads to more
Through the tears I see again
The isolation I so adore
Is a song that will bring the rain

Copyright © Ian Petch

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  1. Date: 4/9/2010 8:05:00 PM
    Is this about Paul?...I'm sorry I'm not usually so subjective. Anyway I love the way you pulled me in.Great write!

  1. Date: 3/22/2010 11:51:00 AM
    I am enjoying reading fresh poetry today. What a wonderful thing to do on this rainy day. I am so happy your poetry was among what I have read and enjoyed today Ian. Love, Carol