Sunset’s Hall (poem)

What were the echoes heard down sunset’s hall

The passage of the memories now spent

How often footsteps fell along this path

The shadows of the pictures will reflect


As time takes on a meaning of its own

Another web is cast around his soul

His heart is drawn to place his mind won’t go

As mist down sunset’s hall begins to clear


The thrill seen in his truth brought on a rain

As voices of his vision shouted out

This glory of an everlasting dream

A speck of dust which someone brushed away


Yet from the dark appeared a hand of hope

As echoes dance into a newfound sight

A breath a sigh a meaning to an end

The sun still shines at sunset after all

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writinglover 3 years ago from Lost...In Poetry

I loved this, Mhatter99! I am currently playing "Nearer My God to Thee" and that seemed to fit with this poem! Voted it up!

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DJ Anderson 3 years ago

Moving, bring it home, day after day.

Wonderful piece of work!


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rose-the planner 3 years ago from Toronto, Ontario-Canada

Another wonderful poem! Thank you for sharing. (Voted Up) -Rose

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bravewarrior 3 years ago from Central Florida

This is a beautiful example of your introspective poetry. I love happy or hopeful endings.

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kashmir56 3 years ago from Massachusetts

Thanks for sharing this awesome poem my friend !

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Faith Reaper 3 years ago from southern USA

Very lovely piece here. Initially, at the beginning I was reminded of the Eagles "Hotel California" with the "voices down in corridor" ...

Very beautiful music and video, so very visually pleasing

God bless,

Faith Reaper

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mollymeadows 3 years ago from The Shire

There's something about evening light streaming down a dark hallway. The metaphor is apt; I love the last line. Beautiful poem!

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Eiddwen 3 years ago from Wales

Wonderful yet again Martin and keep them coming .


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tillsontitan 3 years ago from New York

Would that we all feel the hand of hope, either in our memory or in our life. Beautifully done as always Martin.

Voted up, awesome, and beautiful.

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vkwok 3 years ago from Hawaii

Had great impact! Nice!

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BlossomSB 3 years ago from Victoria, Australia

Beautiful, Martin. An interesting angle, also.

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aviannovice 3 years ago from Stillwater, OK

This reminds me of high school days...

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