The Chasm: A Poem

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I see you standing alone on the other side,

So, I reach across the canyon,

But my hands can't brush your skin,

Will we ever hold one another?

Or just whisper across the way,

As the wind carries echoes softly,

Loving from a distance,

Carries me onward,

But will it cause me to stumble and fall?

Will I crash on jagged rocks,

Before I taste your sweet presence,

And call you as my own?


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vocalcoach 2 years ago from Nashville Tn.

A most beautiful poem embellished with an extraordinary photo! Sharing.


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Ebower 2 years ago from Georgia Author

vocalcoach: Thank you! I'm glad you enjoyed it. Thanks for sharing!


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AudreyHowitt 2 years ago from California

Beautiful piece!


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suzettenaples 2 years ago from Taos, NM

Very beautiful poem and I love the image with it.


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Cyndi10 2 years ago from Georgia

The poem is beautiful and you were able to find an image that fits perfectly. There are lines that could be stand alone and have a lot meaning.


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Ebower 2 years ago from Georgia Author

AudreyHowitt: Thanks!

suzettenaples: Thank you for reading!

Cyndi10: I really appreciate your kind words. :)

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