Below is the poem entitled At the edge of life (part 2) which was written by poet
Alnsour. Please feel free to comment on this poem. However, please remember, PoetrySoup is a place of encouragement and growth.
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Sounds of horror in the raging night
Gasps of fright
Lots of fights
I can hear your loud silent screaming prayers as I stand in this moment
Your angry, hateful, painful thoughts in my head make me shake in the dark and it
captures my soul in a careless way
Voices of others is leaking into my mind
Is it a gift from the lord?! Should I be grateful?! Should I help who I can hear?!
The despairing voices made me age quickly
The wrinkles around my eyes are growing as I grow.
And so it begins
As I prepare to pass the vale of the nights and leave the earth behind, I give the wind a
moment to touch my wrinkled face and say goodbye, with my sight frozen at the edge of my
life, just a step to front will take me to an eternal sleep where no voices exist!
A drop of the rain clears my head
Parties, funerals, heart attacks, cancers, beer, drugs, running away from death, running
Standing among all human in this world as death stand aside, waiting for me to climb above
its balmy wings, with the relentless screaming voices in my head
I try to cover my ears for the last time
with my hands reaching the hands of god
With my lips calling for help
With my eyes looking at the eye of the sky, to the lord to whatever is above me with the
I pray for forgiveness which I need the most, as I stretch in the sun-as if the sun is
mine- saying goodbye
Step forward...flying an amazing feeling!
Acidic tears from the depth of some growing despair are dropping from my eyes with the
every tear feel like knives stabbing my soul though I don't know any more is it tears or
is it just the rain; no feeling...it’s all gone.
My life slips away from the day of my birth till the day I say goodbye to this world
I can see every day I lived
Every memory I have crashing at the beginning of my eternal sleep...one by one
Lots of sorrows and pain
Lots of joy and pleasure
Love and hatred
Hopes and dreams
every story should have an end and mine will finish now...
Goodbye to all gods’, human creation, to all madness, to all thoughts.
Forgive me for I couldn’t help
Wet, red ground under me, pain I can feel but not for too long
Cars, children, screams, war, and fights!!
Suddenly nothing!! Just emptiness!!
Freedom at last!