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Just a poem, came to me in my dreams last night, first time!

Mourning has broken Mourning has broken... my spirit and will Despair I have swallowed... my bitterest pill I never imagined... my soul needed to purge So with anguish burning... I compose this dirge I've had spectral visions... haunt me in my dreams Spinning my meditations... into nightmarish schemes My pitiful illusions... scatter in depth of night Mourning has broken... darkness conquers daylight John Derek Hamilton October 10,2019

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Date: 12/26/2019 5:20:00 PM
John I almost mist it the spelling, so, I'm glad your mourning has broken.
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John Hamilton
Date: 12/26/2019 5:50:00 PM
Thanks for your kind words today Robert, glad you came by 3 of my poems, now I'm off to read yours!
Date: 12/18/2019 4:42:00 PM
You, the lyricist would choose a play on the spelling of morning. It's so apropos, John. Sorry I missed it in October, but I wasn't around much two months ago.
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John Hamilton
Date: 12/18/2019 5:19:00 PM
Hey Lin thanks for checking this one out, funny I was listening to the song from Cat Stevens, then went to sleep, dreamed of these words woke up and wrote them down, weird eh! Thanks for the visits today!
Date: 10/31/2019 8:32:00 PM
John, well done, great lines "Despair I have swallowed... my bitterest pill" I too have swallowed those pills. Congrats on the POTD David Holmes
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John Hamilton
Date: 11/1/2019 10:10:00 AM
Thanks David for your kind visit, welcome to my page any time. I appreciate your generous comments!
Date: 10/18/2019 8:46:00 AM
wow! How did I miss this? Anyways, amazing as always dear John, congrats! :)-luloo
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John Hamilton
Date: 10/18/2019 9:17:00 AM
I miss some great poems of yours also, it's hard to keep up with visits and comments. I'm glad you came by today with your kind words!
Date: 10/15/2019 11:18:00 PM
Glad to have read this Gem, John.
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John Hamilton
Date: 10/16/2019 10:59:00 AM
So nice of you Harry to pass by my way, always a pleasure to hear from you!
Date: 10/13/2019 1:37:00 PM
This brilliant and clever, congrats on potd also..
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John Hamilton
Date: 10/13/2019 3:27:00 PM
Thanks SO for your kind visit and words of support!
Date: 10/12/2019 8:13:00 PM
Your thoughts wrap gently around me. Congratulations John, on Poem of the Day. Keep scribbling in your dreams, because when you do- you create moments that touch the heart. ~ Brandy
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John Hamilton
Date: 10/13/2019 8:40:00 AM
Thanks Brandy I'm glad you liked it!
Date: 10/12/2019 3:37:00 PM
John, I am delighted to see that this wonderful favorite poem of mine is being honored for POTD! Congratulations my friend! xxoo : )
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John Hamilton
Date: 10/12/2019 5:00:00 PM
Thanks Connie, you were one of the first to notice the value of this write, thanks always for your support!
Date: 10/12/2019 1:37:00 PM
So happy to see this as POTD... I faved it on the first read because I loved it... very deserving of the honors. Congratulations my friend :) hugs
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Date: 10/12/2019 2:30:00 PM
Thanks Sandy yes you and WW were among the first to spot this as a good write, thanks especially for the fave, I am grateful!
Date: 10/12/2019 10:57:00 AM
This is so good John. Congrats on POTD, (the contest next ;) xomo!
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John Hamilton
Date: 10/12/2019 11:16:00 AM
Hey thanks Mo, glad you liked it, hope the sponsor does too!
Date: 10/12/2019 10:13:00 AM
Congratulations for POTD John! :)
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John Hamilton
Date: 10/12/2019 11:15:00 AM
Thanks Heidi, I can always count on you for a nice comment!
Date: 10/12/2019 9:30:00 AM
may the daylight conquer your anguish once again....this is a piece of torment in poetic form. wonderful and congrats on your POTD.
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John Hamilton
Date: 10/12/2019 11:14:00 AM
Thanks Jeanne glad you can discern the intent and feel of this write, it's not indicative of my mood (thankfully) it's just the way it came out, you know what I mean!
Date: 10/12/2019 9:28:00 AM
Well penned John...Congrats on POTD
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John Hamilton
Date: 10/12/2019 11:12:00 AM
Thanks Joseph I'm glad you came by today!
Date: 10/12/2019 8:22:00 AM
Hey! hey! hey!... I don't say brilliant just for anything my friend...back with a big Congrats!! on your POTD!!...keep them coming John Boy...^WW^ :o)
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Date: 10/12/2019 11:12:00 AM
Hey WW you spotted it first read, I guess you have good taste in poetry, I kind of felt this one was good, but you just never know how a piece will be received. I thought because of it's somber and gloomy mood it would not be well received, guess I was wrong!!
Date: 10/12/2019 8:05:00 AM
- Congratulations on your lovely p.o.t.d., John :) - // Anne-Lise :)
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John Hamilton
Date: 10/12/2019 11:09:00 AM
Thanks Anne-Lise I do appreciate your visit!
Date: 10/12/2019 7:36:00 AM
Spin those dreams into magic, congratulations John
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John Hamilton
Date: 10/12/2019 11:09:00 AM
Thanks TS for the nice visit and comment, welcome to my page!
Date: 10/12/2019 7:06:00 AM
Definitely so...Nice one...Congratulations John on POTD
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John Hamilton
Date: 10/12/2019 11:08:00 AM
Thanks Arturo.
Date: 10/12/2019 6:53:00 AM
Congrats on your POTD, John.
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John Hamilton
Date: 10/12/2019 11:08:00 AM
Thanks Line!
Date: 10/12/2019 6:38:00 AM
When I saw the title I immediately thought of the Cat Stevens song from the early 70's, Nicely written poignant piece, John. Congrats on POTD. John
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John Hamilton
Date: 10/12/2019 11:07:00 AM
Thanks John, funny how things get mixed up in dreams, but at least it came out ok, glad you liked it!
Date: 10/12/2019 6:23:00 AM
A poignant write..excellent depiction John--congrats on poem of the day.
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John Hamilton
Date: 10/12/2019 11:07:00 AM
Thanks Vijay, I know I can count on you to leave a comment, I appreciate your support!
Date: 10/12/2019 4:56:00 AM
Your pen is almighty here, it speaks volumes about the vulnerability of grief, and all that it encompasses . Thank you for sharing John, all the best xo
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John Hamilton
Date: 10/12/2019 11:06:00 AM
Thanks Pixie, I'm glad you passed by today and enjoyed it!
Date: 10/11/2019 3:08:00 PM
An excellent choice for Emile's contest John. My good friend just lost her sister yesterday so I can relate to the sadness and pain even more. This gem is going into my faves! It is one of your best John! xxoo
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John Hamilton
Date: 10/11/2019 3:43:00 PM
Wow thanks Connie especially for the fave, I can see how readers are able to look past the sadness of a write and actually see the quality of the write, your visit raised my spirit today!
Date: 10/11/2019 2:00:00 PM
Very nice John! An enjoyable read today! Glad I stopped by! Great rhymes and even the sadness couldn't stop it from being so good! Reads like a winner to me!;)
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Brenda Chiri
Date: 10/15/2019 12:33:00 PM
I think we all love melancholy John! As poets it is a big part of poetry and one that reads with a beauty to it! I for one am a big fan of it!;)
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John Hamilton
Date: 10/11/2019 3:42:00 PM
Thanks Brenda, I always wonder if a sad poem can be enjoyed now I see it's true, I know I enjoy melancholy, but think few do, glad you came by and left your nice comment!
Date: 10/11/2019 1:07:00 AM
I'm not sure and don't want to lie for sure, but think I've dreamed and then had some of it to birth a poem or prayers.... Blessings and all the best for the contest, Gina
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John Hamilton
Date: 10/11/2019 10:33:00 AM
Thanks Gina, I'm glad you came by and enjoyed this sad offering!
Date: 10/10/2019 11:22:00 PM
I often wake up with the first few lines of a poem in my head. This is really good John. Blessings Rick.
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John Hamilton
Date: 10/10/2019 11:25:00 PM
Thanks Rick I'm glad to know I'm not alone in my dream events, glad you came by and enjoyed this little ditty.
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