Forever’s Walls (poem)

Within these walls is buried there

A secret much too harsh to bear

A dream which passed another day

Which turned into this fate we share


My heaven was this hideaway

Where every Joy was free to play

Each promised day would bring something new

And wonders came in vast array


Each scent was a moment so true

A paradise where fancies flew

Where hearts of young lovers roamed free

In fields covered with flowers’ dew


Then strange feeling fell upon me

Its grip gave no haven to flee

Its kiss brought me into its night

And swim amid pain’s jealousy


Soon reasons would quickly ignite

Warm hugs were replaced by a fight

Our garden now knew only rain

Till my hands would clutch her too tight


And here as myself I regain

Adrift in forever’s refrain

As heartbeats from walls once more blare

From madness too wretched to explain

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dghbrh 3 years ago from ...... a place beyond now and beyond here !!!

Very nice work as always....votes way up and shared across the board:-)

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bravewarrior 3 years ago from Central Florida

The ending gave me a sense of claustrophobia.....

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DJ Anderson 3 years ago

Dark and haunting.

I have a feeling that he loved her a bit too much,

" hands would clutch her too tight"

Were those hands around her throat??

...just saying...


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Naomi's Banner 3 years ago from United States

Your poetry evokes one to thinking...liked the video too.

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kashmir56 3 years ago from Massachusetts

Very nice my friend i enjoyed reading it !

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Faith Reaper 3 years ago from southern USA

Yikes, Mh, very dark and is this a confession . . . "my hands would clutch her too tight" . . .

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teaches12345 3 years ago

Makes me think. Better a hug than a fight.

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always exploring 3 years ago from Southern Illinois

This started out so beautiful then sadness creeped in, lost ' joy ' hurts...Beautiful...

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vkwok 3 years ago from Hawaii

Epic poem!

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aviannovice 3 years ago from Stillwater, OK

Sometimes dreams don't always work out as we would like them to do.

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Gypsy Rose Lee 3 years ago from Riga, Latvia

At times things just don't work out the way they should.

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BlossomSB 3 years ago from Victoria, Australia

I love teaches12345's comment! You write so well.

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wayne barrett 3 years ago from Clearwater Florida

Darkly beautiful Martin

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shanmarie 3 years ago from Texas

Dark and sad.

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