The Bells (poem)

He sits and thinks of man he used to know

That met a girl who’d one day change his life

He promised her he’d never let her go

As time went by engaged her as his wife

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The day was blessed by sound of wedding bells

When on a book he swore they’d never part

He still recalls the feelings and the swells

This love to whom he’d dedicate his heart

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It’s still unclear when challenges began

With each regret came worse one than before

Heartaches and tears was not within their plan

So all they were was swept through open door

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Funeral bells were mourning on that day

When he and layers signed a man away

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rcrumple 4 years ago from Kentucky

Mh -

You have a real knack for tragedy. Some might even say a dark side. I'll just call it talent!

Great Job!


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midget38 4 years ago from Singapore

Hatter.....you have both a talent for tragedy AND comedy (your limericks rock.) Thanks for this poem!!


gottabegod 4 years ago

Such a tearful and sorrowful poem. I hope this has not come from a personal experience of such sadness.

Very well done - voted up & beautiful!

God bless!


Janhorner 4 years ago

Happiness surrenders to sadness in this poem. You have such a gift.

As always a pleasure to read.

Jan


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aviannovice 4 years ago from Stillwater, OK

Oh, no. Well, we can't escape this eventuality.


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kashmir56 4 years ago from Massachusetts

Hi my friend enjoyed you Poe like poem, well done !

Vote up and more !!!


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picklesandrufus 4 years ago from Virginia Beach, Va

Much emotion in eloquently selected words. Nice work!


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Gypsy Rose Lee 4 years ago from Riga, Latvia

Emotionally tragic and well expressed.


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Ann1Az2 4 years ago from Orange, Texas

You ran me through the whole gambit of joy, to deep sorrow. Very well done. Voted up and awesome.

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