The Thirst (poem)

I had a dream nay desert without you

With endless sands and all was colored grey

Confused alone and hope so far away

So meaningless horizons I now knew

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No sun no moon no purpose for the day

And empty winds assured me I was through

Then echoed world around me lies were true

Forgotten thirst was calling my dismay

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A shadow came its hand an outstretched knife

I know your thirst and this will end your plight

I took the tool and all that it implied

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Then from a memory came song of life

I love you dear a distant spring a light

I drank the blessing of you by my side

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Faith Reaper 4 years ago from southern USA

Love, love, love, this one!!! Stunningly beautiful and vivid. Awesome poem Mhatter!!! Have a lovely evening. In His Love, Faith Reaper


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rcrumple 4 years ago from Kentucky

Mh - From the verge to the surge. Nicely done! Great Job!


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krsharp05 4 years ago from 18th and Vine

Lovely poem. I always take a trip when I read your work. You are so well-versed. It's such a gift to be able to write like this. -K


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LaThing 4 years ago from From a World Within, USA

I love the desert, and you have painted a very surreal picture of it! Love it.... Awesome!


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shara63 4 years ago from Delhi

even the mirage proves the power of love ...so effective your poem is!


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flashmakeit 4 years ago from usa

Very creative poem that I enjoyed reading as I listen to David Bowie. Vote up!!


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Curiad 4 years ago from Lake Charles, LA.

Awesome turn in spirit.


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always exploring 4 years ago from Southern Illinois

Beautiful, The thrist quenched through love..Beautiful..


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Rosemay50 4 years ago from Hawkes Bay - NewZealand

This is beautiful on so many levels.

Voting up


Janhorner 4 years ago

Again you have come up trumps with an absolutely wonderful poem. The image reflects your words well. Beautiful.

Jan


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Gypsy Rose Lee 4 years ago from Riga, Latvia

Voted up and beautiful. This is such a lovely poem. Passing it on.


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aviannovice 4 years ago from Stillwater, OK

Yes, we should all be grateful for what we have.


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Ann1Az2 4 years ago from Orange, Texas

This poem is eerie, M and so is David Bowie's song. I love the line "And empty winds assured me I was through." The imagery of this is awesome.

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