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Whispers of Your Soul

I wanted to hear your whisper
Yet I could only hear you shout
Your soul filled with all it's turmoil
Filled my own heart with so much doubt

By holding tightly to our pain
Silence became extreamly loud
The softer notes within reason
Couldn't be heard above our proud

Were we lovers of the darkness 
Cutting through silence with our knives
Shredding perceived insecurities
In hopes of saving our own lives

Some dances where not meant to be
I heard the anguish in your voice
You took a walk, didn't look back
Loving another was your choice

Then I heard a different whisper
Bubble up, from inside of me
Lessons learned, from a broken heart
Meant freedom from insanity
















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  1. Date: 12/17/2014 10:25:00 PM

    Love can drive us crazy sometimes, and not in a good way... You've expressed those frustrations so well here... A nicely rhymed and written quatrain poem, Rick. Good luck in Gail's contest!
  1. Date: 12/17/2014 5:19:00 PM

    Wow, such emotion and depth, well done sir, well done.
  1. Date: 12/17/2014 4:58:00 PM

    Ouch..It cuts like a knife..In our life We experience sour moments..But its those moments that make us appreciate all the other beautiful happenings to follow.So deep this is ..touching my heart dear friend. Btw tnks for your kind comments : )
  1. Date: 12/17/2014 4:36:00 PM

    Its a tough lesson in life Richard but we grow stronger from our experiences and hopefully don't make the same mistakes again - excellent write a 7 from me:-) Hugs Jan xx
  1. Date: 12/17/2014 10:52:00 AM

    A difficult love journey here . . . the emotional turmoil is expressed here is poignant and intense.
  1. Date: 12/17/2014 10:47:00 AM

    This is beautiful
  1. Date: 12/17/2014 10:37:00 AM

    Impressive Rick! Always listen to that whisper from deep inside. Going to share this with my son who is going through this right now. Great write! Hugs
  1. Date: 12/17/2014 10:22:00 AM

    Richard!!!!! This is such a write! Some dances were not meant to be! oh....I wonder about this piece. It flows smoothly, but I'm left with a very sad feeling. Yes, Lessons learned HURT....Take care.

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