Submit Your Poems
Get Your Premium Membership
Quote of the Day

Quote Left"The harder you work, the luckier you get."Quote Right

by Gary Player

  |  Comment

See and share Beautiful Nature Photos and amazing photos of interesting places

Evanescent

Laura Mckenzie Avatar  Send Soup Mail  Block poet from commenting on your poetry

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

Read Poems by Laura Mckenzie

Best Laura Mckenzie Poems

+ Fav Poet

Evanescent

Gray leaden murkiness rests in the light hours
For which there was no light
Their barren lifelessness was visible, as their arms wobbled
Cracked and scorn beaten down
Dry as the desert, the tears have bleed away
Sucked out and left to wander 
And so they have lost against the truculent world 
 Numb, inept and ossified spirits  
Crushed like pellets of a beautiful rose 
Torn from their stem of the pulse 
Slowly evaporating into a dull colorless dust 
No longer of value for they have shed there hold to dwell  
  

Post Comments

Please Login to post a comment
  1. Date: 3/4/2010 8:14:00 AM
    Such a sad reflection, Laura. You have an amazing vocabulary and employ it so well! Awesome poem! Love, Carolyn

  1. Date: 3/4/2010 5:13:00 AM
    I am so happy your poetry is among the poetry I am reading this morning Laura. I wish you a day full of love and inspiration. Love,Carol

  1. Date: 3/4/2010 12:17:00 AM
    A beauty. You use such powerful images...Love it... Always, Farah chamma