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I Walk Alone

Here, as I wander
Many roads, many paths
All one shall see
Is I walk alone

She appeared, like a dream
Like the mist of night
Or the fog of morning light
But I swear she was there

I reached to touch
The sweet taste of what was
I longed for the past
Yesterday, when dreams were dreams

I could smell the fragrance
The smell of morning lily’s
One could taste even the air
And feel the suns grasp of the day 

Such desires burn deep
Within our souls, should one believe
Or so I have been told
As a withering candle, my desires have faded

Tears, oh the tears have faded
The heart grows, only in  the desires for thing past
And yet the heart, sands of time, becomes a desert
The music still plays, and I still walk

alone

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  1. Date: 6/16/2014 5:45:00 PM
    Hey sugar, just getting myself deeper into the crazy head of yours, what a great start, You're not walking alone now, I'm stalking you from the shadows my friend :)

    vaso Avatar arthur vaso
    Date: 6/16/2014 6:11:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Its quite empty, so lots of room!!! Thanks for peeking in here!!!
  1. Date: 5/29/2014 4:41:00 PM
    The 2nd stanza that's so sweet and endearing.. And the last stanza…:) great!! congratulations!!

    vaso Avatar arthur vaso
    Date: 5/30/2014 7:05:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thanks Olive for your beautiful and kind words!!
  1. Date: 5/15/2014 7:29:00 PM
    Very absorbing and heartbreakingly beautiful. If I was around the time this was posted, I may have gone nuts due to its greatness.

    vaso Avatar arthur vaso
    Date: 5/30/2014 7:04:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thanks Jake, hope all is well with you.
  1. Date: 4/21/2014 9:18:00 AM
    Hi Arthur, an excellent write. I walk alone, we have all said that sometime In our lives but sooner or later we find this Is always not so. Someone always walks with us. So gently each vision flows Into the next as you paint your canvas, and what a canvas you do paint. One thing Arthur, with writes like this you shall never walk alone here. Thoroughly enjoyed the read. Have a good day. Catch you later. Your Friend always....MIKE.

    vaso Avatar arthur vaso
    Date: 5/30/2014 7:03:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Hi there Mike thanks for your kind words, much appreciated!
  1. Date: 4/16/2014 1:09:00 PM
    This is an exceptional first offering to the soup, I'm suprised it took me this long to read it.

    vaso Avatar arthur vaso
    Date: 5/29/2014 10:07:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thanks Richard appreciated as always!!
  1. Date: 3/2/2014 9:52:00 PM
    I just had to come and read your first poem. I am glad I did. Thanks for sharing... Lucilla

  1. Date: 3/28/2013 8:33:00 PM
    Nice one my friend..Seren

  1. Date: 3/9/2013 12:24:00 AM
    Amazing! I really enjoyed this piece, I could feel exactly what you did/character did in this. Great!

    vaso Avatar arthur vaso
    Date: 5/29/2014 10:07:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    a belated thank you so much!!!!!
  1. Date: 3/7/2013 9:33:00 PM
    '...the sun's grasp of the day,' '...yet the heart...becomes a desert,' such emotional phrasing. Wistful, sorrowful, exceptional! Best wishes, Keith

    vaso Avatar arthur vaso
    Date: 5/29/2014 9:49:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    I missed alot of comments here, just saying a belated thanks, hope all is well with you. Cheers
  1. Date: 3/7/2013 9:26:00 AM
    Good morning Arthur, stopping by to read this lovely, and not giving up poem again... xox~ LINDA

  1. Date: 3/4/2013 8:25:00 PM
    A lost love, but wonderfully remembered.

  1. Date: 3/3/2013 8:31:00 AM
    Arthur, I simply love, love, love this beautiful, well written poem you so skillfully and emotively penned. It harbors so many of my own feelings and thoughts. I will keep it as one of my favorites

    vaso Avatar arthur vaso
    Date: 3/5/2013 4:22:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    so very kind of you, thank you!
  1. Date: 2/24/2013 6:39:00 AM
    Hi my friend, this is a great poem, very nicely written....Seren

  1. Date: 2/23/2013 3:53:00 PM
    great lines you got up there, I wrote a poem called 'the sands of time" back when I was 16 - 17 ;}

  1. Date: 2/23/2013 11:58:00 AM
    Arthur , today's a lovely day, and here you find me reading the feature poems of the week. !!CONGRATULATIONS with your nice verse!! always~ LINDA :-)

  1. Date: 2/21/2013 9:33:00 PM
    Arthur; This is a beautiful piece of poetry. Thanks for sharing with us. Also thanks for reading my poem. Lucilla

  1. Date: 2/19/2013 11:43:00 PM
    AWE! This is a fantastic write. I could feel the words. It touched my heart. Nice work!!!!

  1. Date: 2/18/2013 10:39:00 PM
    you have some awesome words up there Arthur ;}

  1. Date: 2/16/2013 3:28:00 PM
    Your content is rich here Arthur though it was sad :D , lovely penned :) - hug, yanny

  1. Date: 2/10/2013 8:00:00 AM
    Thanks for dropping in on my page & leaving such an AMAZING comment. I really enjoy this read. It has great imagery, great depth between conscious & semi conscious. I absolutely love to dream, however find my self disappointed as well, that it's to be continued or never to be revisited again...

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