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Lament Of The Heart

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Lament Of The Heart

To only make it so...

Whispered words 
             of change
Tired hearts longing
Sadness intervenes
madness takes its toll

Suspended
      precariously
on no tomorrow
         Lifted
      delicately
    on no future
These hungry eyes
burned out ashes
on a dream of passions
       yearning
incompletes my soul

To only make it so...

Shades are drawn
and dark ebony
and shrouds of onyx
on the waste of love
peirce the distance

A sirens song
        words drifting....
Melody from
the ages of time
lost inside a deep well
of echoes....
      Retracing
my steps
    now I stand
Solitudes chains
       Alone....

To only make it so...

Hear this song
Oh...hands of fate
your grip... too much
too little...too late?

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  1. Date: 1/6/2009 12:26:00 PM

    so much truth in this little gem. the stanza, "Shades are drawn and dark ebony and shrouds of onyx on the waste of love peirce the distance" Intial response is 'sigh'...:) -Jason

  1. Date: 1/2/2009 3:00:00 PM

    The depth of this poem is to the heart's core. Not attaining a dream is the lamentations of my heart. "A Sirens Song" great line and great use of imagery. GBY...Raul

  1. Date: 1/2/2009 9:49:00 AM

    I pray in anthems of my soul.. to the crashing mighty Gods.. to the hungry ravenous eyes of love.. I call.. this my bodies longing.. Make it so

  1. Date: 1/2/2009 5:24:00 AM

    this is so well written Chrsitie..filled with that special Christie magic...words dancing making great sounds...lovely..Chris.

  1. Date: 1/1/2009 2:18:00 PM

    Superb concluding verse... heartwrenching and poignant, yet so beautifully written! Another winner!! Love, me

  1. Date: 1/1/2009 12:11:00 AM

    Very beautiful writing Christie.On for my 2009 favourites.Loved the last stanza an inner poems in itself.Rgds Brian & thanks for your welcome comments on my posting

  1. Date: 12/31/2008 4:41:00 PM

    Christie, this is such a deeply stirring poem. Lots of emotion, sad and deep asearching. Deep imagery. The ending questions linger on. Happy New Year! Love, Robin

  1. Date: 12/31/2008 1:04:00 PM

    Thankyou so much for the kind words on my poem...Ive never let anyone read my poems before and the feedback means alot...especially for someone of your talent!! Ive read through alot of your poems and I love them...this most recent may be one of my favorites though! A heart of such depth should be held only by someone who realizes what they have....not eay to find, but inevitable for someone with such a beautiful mind.

  1. Date: 12/31/2008 12:48:00 PM

    Oh Christie, this hurts my heart to read. I do hope all your longings and dreams be fulfilled in the new year. Hope and pray all your prayers are answered. Thank you for taking the time to comment on an old poem, with such warm and beautiful wishes. You are so very special. Your day will come sweet friend, how can it not? Hang in there. Good things to good people. Love & hugs, happiness this new year. Love, Shar

  1. Date: 12/31/2008 10:32:00 AM

    may hope and fate hear your plea, and may you get all you desire and more this coming year my dear, love Kristin :)

  1. Date: 12/31/2008 9:51:00 AM

    Lovely, sad, yearning,beautiful, beautifully flowing..what a poem. BG

  1. Date: 12/31/2008 8:58:00 AM

    Christie this is touching full of a need and want and desire for love. Very warm and don't loose hope or patience. If this is real I know you will find that special person so many care for you and you touch us with your beautiful poetry. GBU your mom and Breanna Michael

  1. Date: 12/31/2008 8:51:00 AM

    Christie, I have never read a sad poem like this before. It was so beautifully expressed the sadness is so evident it seems to penetrate you while you read. This was an amazing work of art my friend. Blessings to you, ~Michaela~

  1. Date: 12/31/2008 5:50:00 AM

    I don't think I have ever read a poem of lamentation that expressed so beautifully or clearly the sad song of hope and yearning as this, my friend. Your amazing talent never ceases to touch and inspire me. There is so much eloquence in your words that it is impossible to single out any one particular phrase. I love it. Love Jack

  1. Date: 12/31/2008 5:31:00 AM

    THere is never anything as sad as when the heart laments, when it yearns for more, but life and other influences intervene, leaving one in that solitude. You've captured that clearly and emotionally in this piece. My very best to you today my dear friend and may your New Year bring you and your family everything that is dreamed of. Michael