Tattered Window (poem)

She searches for a reason for the day

There through a tattered window of her room

A lifetime of rejection sewed her gloom

Her fashion formed through heartaches and dismay


And darkness gladly takes her to its tomb

With promises of lies to ease her way

To please and tease then seize a soul astray

Soft sighs disguise the perils which there loom


And for a while deception felt so grand

The mask of sadness consumed youthful years

There through a tattered window came a cry


She searches through her room to understand

And what she found would fill her eyes with tears

A strange new star was dawning in the sky

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DDE 4 years ago from Dubrovnik, Croatia

A poem filled with tears and the missing one.

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Gypsy Rose Lee 4 years ago from Riga, Latvia

Voted up and awesome. Just so sad and so wonderful all at the same time. Passing this on.

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Faith Reaper 4 years ago from southern USA

So sad and dark.

Voted up and sharing

God bless. In His Love, Faith Reaper

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breakfastpop 4 years ago

Your words moved me. Up, beautiful and awesome.

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jhamann 4 years ago from Reno NV

What a great ending. I am trying to get caught up on my reading, you have so many new poems I will try to catch up. Jamie

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aviannovice 4 years ago from Stillwater, OK

Oh, dear, her love was gone...

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always exploring 4 years ago from Southern Illinois

Beautifully penned..Loved it...

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bravewarrior 4 years ago from Central Florida

Wow, Martin! The ending really left me thinking. This was amazing and the photos helped bring forth the sentiment.

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Deborah Brooks 4 years ago from Brownsville,TX

Oh Martin a lost love.. I know how that feels..


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