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Below is the poem of the day entitled When Darkest Of Blues Will Not Stop Pounding which was written by poet Robert Lindley.


When Darkest Of Blues Will Not Stop Pounding

When Darkest Of Blues Will Not Stop Pounding

Standing atop this high cliff, clouds floating on by
Watching last sunset, red-tint paint splashing blue sky
Now finding life, has stooped to beat me up again
Despite my deep courage, embraced through thick and thin
No honor felt in this lost state I am at
Broken wrangler with no horse, no damn cowboy hat
Just a dying soul, trying to live to hold on
Now that the beauty of life's colors have all gone 
Weeping into winds once found to be clear and fair
Missing that love, only mother and child can share
Glancing down, life and earth seems so damn far below
So many exits, yet I have nowhere to go 

Standing atop this high cliff, clouds floating on by
Watching last sunset, red-tint paint splashing blue sky

Robert J. Lindley, 2-17-2017

Note; One day gleaming sun does so shine. Next day it hides and laughs in wicked glee.
There is now a huge hole in me. I wish to drown, in the next storm in this dark, raging sea.

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  1. Date: 3/1/2017 12:54:00 PM

    - A beautiful and touching poem, Robert - a 7 - Congratulation on your p.o.t.d. ! - hugs // Anne-Lise :)

  1. Date: 3/1/2017 11:09:00 AM

    This is heart-wrenching, Robert. It makes me want to cry. Well written and emotionally expressive. Congrats on your POTD! Blessings, Kim

  1. Date: 3/1/2017 9:46:00 AM

    Absolutely beautiful Robert,congrats on POTD!

  1. Date: 3/1/2017 9:44:00 AM

    Congratulations Robert on POTD. There is a season for everything Robert. This too shall pass.

  1. Date: 3/1/2017 9:34:00 AM

    Congrats for your POTD. Well deserved.

  1. Date: 3/1/2017 8:29:00 AM

    Congratulations on getting the poem of the day. It was well deserved: -) Alexis

  1. Date: 3/1/2017 6:20:00 AM

    Back to congratulate you on POTD honors...

  1. Date: 3/1/2017 4:41:00 AM

    Robert, you are such an inspiration to me. In my darkest days you are. Don't give up.

  1. Date: 3/1/2017 4:34:00 AM

    Agree with the previous talented voices before me - my writing has indeed kept me alive, in more ways that I can express. Please, keep up the great work - and congrats on POTD!

  1. Date: 3/1/2017 1:54:00 AM

    Congratulations. I enjoyed reading this. Welcome on the soup. Kai

  1. Date: 3/1/2017 1:51:00 AM

    I agree with Charlie. It is my life line as well. This is well written, Kai

  1. Date: 2/28/2017 11:35:00 AM

    I believe your writing is your life line Robert, Keep It Up. We all need you to do that...

  1. Date: 2/28/2017 3:19:00 AM

    Always a pleasure to read your sonnets written with depth and emotion, Robert. A fave for sure. T.J

  1. Date: 2/27/2017 10:18:00 AM

    God be with you Robert, this sonnet is powerful and very well expressed.

  1. Date: 2/27/2017 9:48:00 AM

    The sun shines one day and disappears the next, but it always come back again. As long as we live there must be hope. Lovely sonnet as usual.

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