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Chasm II

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Chasm II

I have awakened from my dream little one. Alone, so very alone. How did we slip so far without direction ? Encumbered by the darkness, the candle long since spent. Dark, so very dark. Can you yet shed a tear for me little sparrow ? Your wings clipped and heartbeat fading. So far down we've travelled. A taste of freedom gone by, my eyes listless. Choking on the remorse of this pit. How deep the chasm. Must I carry it in my heart through eternity ? So much emptiness to bear. You have left me in the darkness alone, so very alone. Too much of nothing, the dream unfulfilled......only a dream. A waking torment, my sparrow gone. The chasm cold, so very cold......lives on.

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  1. Date: 10/8/2013 1:36:00 PM

    A beautiful epic told Walter, St. Theresa of Avila said it best, "There are many rooms in the castle of the soul" it appears that your wings have touched the windows of the castle, well done xxx

  1. Date: 7/27/2012 5:18:00 AM

    lovely selection and congrats on feature..Welcome to PS....Patrick

  1. Date: 4/23/2012 4:49:00 AM

    A warm welcome to PoetrySoup I offer to you Walter. I wish for you the best in your writing endeavors whatever they may be. May you find inspiration by reading some of the poetry written here by other poets. May the sun shine on you that you might find great joy in your life. Love, Carol

    Williams Avatar Walter Williams Date: 4/25/2012 3:42:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thank you Carol. I appreciate your kind welcome. Walter