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Desert of Broken Dreams

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Desert of Broken Dreams

There is no one to kiss my lips
The horizon is a desert of longing
For there is no water to feed the rose
There is no Love to make tears sing

The heat of a sun, burning away the soul
The night cools, turning a heart stone cold
The locus in silence, dance with death
Sweet stillness, nothing moves, not even the wind

A shooting star, passing overhead
Peers down, in the depth of the night
It feels the senseless void below
And passes by so fast, leaving a glow

Not even angels from above
Dare to touch
This barren heart
That drifts in the desert

Lost in time

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  1. Date: 9/15/2013 11:36:00 AM

    beautiful piece arthur ,felt the lonely emptiness of it great write tina x

  1. Date: 6/27/2013 8:19:00 AM

    WOW! Arthur; this is a great poem. It is beautiful. Thanks for sharing with us. ... Lucilla

  1. Date: 6/23/2013 5:10:00 PM

    This is good imagery I agree with Ghali. Interesting, and light like it says. Nice.

    vaso Avatar arthur vaso Date: 6/23/2013 9:05:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thank you for your kind words
  1. Date: 6/19/2013 9:54:00 AM

    Such amazing imagery here! Wow! Fiction, real....hope all is well! Hope you find an oasis soon!

  1. Date: 6/19/2013 8:31:00 AM

    Perfect imagery that conveys the deserted heart in the desert. WOW stunning :)

    vaso Avatar arthur vaso Date: 6/20/2013 9:32:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thank you so much!!!
  1. Date: 6/17/2013 9:29:00 PM

    Hmmm i posted. Comment here it didnt work, great write ...Seren