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Bemused He Sits (poem)

Updated on August 30, 2017

Bemused he sits and wonders all alone

Refused the reason that it came to this

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Entwined in bitter words had made him blind

Forlorn the heart which gave such mischief birth

Consigned to bear the weight of this mistake

Reborn the sweetness of their memories

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Recall the echoes of the moments shared

Beside the dreams they made along the way

Enthrall each whisper flowing from those eyes

Applied in making time itself their slave

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Aglow was promised sky the day they met

Unreal this treasure which was heaven sent

Although unsure what future laid ahead

Ideal had its beginning with a kiss

Luther!

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      Victor W. Kwok 

      5 years ago from Hawaii

      This is a really cleverly constructed poem.

    • aviannovice profile image

      Deb Hirt 

      5 years ago from Stillwater, OK

      Oh, indeed, home is where the heart is.

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      Bronwen Scott-Branagan 

      5 years ago from Victoria, Australia

      Lovely, Martin, and such a great choice of image, too.

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      DJ Anderson 

      5 years ago

      Luther Vandross--we lost a great singer.

      "A House is Not a Home", written and recorded by Burt Bacharack who is one of the best song writers who ever lived.

      A young lover wrapped in the thoughts of what could have been. A truth, a reality and shame.

      Good job, Martin.

      DJ.

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      Faith Reaper 

      5 years ago from southern USA

      Very lovely, Mh! That is a pensive pose in your imagery, perfect. Oh, I do love Luther Vandross and "A House is Not a Home!"

      Voted up ++++ and sharing

      God bless, Faith Reaper

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      Thomas Silvia 

      5 years ago from Massachusetts

      Beautifully done my friend another awesome poem and video !

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      Faith Reaper 

      5 years ago from southern USA

      I love that word "Bemused" and I have learned to not comment until you have added your imagery and video choice. So, I shall return : )

      Hugs, Faith Reaper

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