Soul Speak

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CatieRose
Clearwater Poet
Posts: 25
Joined: Sat Oct 13, 2012 10:10 am
Location: Server in Reno, NV

Soul Speak

Post by CatieRose » Sat Oct 13, 2012 2:17 pm

I have been the shadow...
in varying aspects,
known it deeply,
wore it under my skin,
claimed it discreetly,
in quiet respects
of my own.

I watched it
slithering behind
many joyful experiences
of unaware, naive
mankind.

I have
experienced the worst
made each wry mistake
(heaven knows),
and felt pure
heartbreak.

I have experienced
those petty dishonesty’s,
and watched them escalate
into a mountain of
sheer hate.

I've lived
in the shadow of trust,
in the grey crevice of your smile,
known the shadow of dust
your best intentions,
and walked your
darkest mile.

The shadows stole
and brought me humility,
"Conviction!" cast upon
the soul in stress,
and with direction,
I confess,
the shadows
have taken
their toll.

Bring me light.

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DarleneG
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Location: San Diego, CA

Re: Soul Speak

Post by DarleneG » Tue Oct 16, 2012 8:12 am

:hello: I pray you find the light you seek. :angel:
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wgilstrap
Clearwater Poet
Posts: 56
Joined: Mon Aug 22, 2005 6:40 pm
Location: neither here nor there, or anywhere inbetween

Re: Soul Speak

Post by wgilstrap » Wed Nov 14, 2012 7:23 pm

May peace be a shroud of light that entombs you.
Good Poem. :cool:
Some people live their whole lives with people that they think they are the closest to, but really are the furthest away from.
William Charles Gilstrap

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