Tag: sadness

The Joy in the Darkness – A Poem

I could hear her before she became visible. The song she was singing stretched her voice out before her so that it was the first thing about her that I became aware of. Notes of song rang out into the cool air and, from… Continue Reading “The Joy in the Darkness – A Poem”

The Power of Words – A Poem

When I open my eyes, I am in the dark forest again. The trees around me sigh as if they are content to have me returned to them. I wander among the trees that I know so well but it is as if I… Continue Reading “The Power of Words – A Poem”

Just One Moment – A Poem

“It’s just one moment becoming another.” I clutch these words to my chest, in hopes that they will take away the sadness. It has been my constant companion, not a friend but not an enemy either, over the past few months. It resides in… Continue Reading “Just One Moment – A Poem”

Gasoline Rainbow – A Poem

Sadness is difficult. It creeps up on me so that by the time I find it living within me, it is a surprise to find it there. I glare at it, trying to give it the look, but it is impervious. I yell at… Continue Reading “Gasoline Rainbow – A Poem”

The Bright Light of Joy – A Poem

When she looked at me, all I saw were eyes that were filled with pity. The tears fell from her eyes and slid along her cheeks, looking like jewels made from her sadness. She passed the jewels to me, putting her tears into my… Continue Reading “The Bright Light of Joy – A Poem”

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