No Passions (poem)

No passions stood in this one’s way

No longer could heart like this stray

While others would show their dismay

As yesterdays just passed away

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No passions stood in this one’s way

When his aid and counsel were sought

By those with confusion were fraught

So still was the comfort he brought

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When life brought on reason for tears

No longer could heart like this stray

As promise’s light disappears

His footsteps familiar now nears

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The scent of compassion would bare

As surrender filled empty air

While others would show their dismay

The cause would be lost in his stare

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And then to the sunset he turns

A memory no longer burns

Another heart no longer churns

As yesterdays just passed away

Music only

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old albion 3 years ago from Lancashire. England.

I am left feeling wistful Martin, somehow a feeling of loneliness pervades.

Graham.


DJ Anderson 3 years ago

Beautiful poem, Martin.


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DDE 3 years ago from Dubrovnik, Croatia

No Passions great writing and always a good thought from your writing


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Minnetonka Twin 3 years ago from Minnesota

Very sad and lonely. Nice writing Martin.


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BlossomSB 3 years ago from Victoria, Australia

We can't do much about our yesterdays, they're in the past, but we can make sure our todays are heading in the right direction. Enjoyed your poem.


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vkwok 3 years ago from Hawaii

A beautiful piece, Martin.


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Tuatha 3 years ago from Fayetteville, NC

Will read this again a few times. A lot of little messages here. Thanks Martin!


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Gypsy Rose Lee 3 years ago from Riga, Latvia

Voted up and beautiful. This was wonderful and passing this on.


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aviannovice 3 years ago from Stillwater, OK

Todays are just as important as yesterdays, for today will be yesterday soon enough.

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