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Destined for Disaster

Updated on November 20, 2011


"There is a sacredness in tears.

They are not the mark of weakness but of power.

They are messengers of overwhelming grief and of unspeakable love."

Washington Irving

destiny: Diaster Adam & eve
destiny: Diaster Adam & eve
A. Maslow: Hierarchy of Needs
A. Maslow: Hierarchy of Needs
aristotle's cathartic theory
aristotle's cathartic theory
Destiny: Diaster Romeo & Juliet
Destiny: Diaster Romeo & Juliet

This Montage of memories, somehow frozen in time

Speechless despair, guttural pain of mine

Tragic hero of Shakespearean martyrdom

Last call for self-sacrifice...True love find home.

From Maslow to Aristotle, seemingly overnight

Fear of the unknown, suddenly frozen with fright.

So count your blessings and cherish your world

Gusting winds of change: quite revealing when unfurled.

True Love on the Mend… True Love Destined to End.

Yet still, I hold it dear, hidden deep within my heart

'Fore I pray, but just once, be it miles; lest we part

To glimpse at one’s soul,

a weakness; this power,

In times of doubt,

I weep as I cower.

Hopeless Romantic your fool is your master

For true Love is destined to end in disaster

So for now,

with Love as my key,

These shadows... you see

...Are merely silhouettes

Destined to be set free.




To be, or not to be:
that is the question:
Whether 'tis nobler 
in the mind to suffer 
The slings and arrows 
of outrageous fortune,
Or to take arms 
against a sea of troubles,... 

Wm. Shakespeare


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      gjfalcone 5 years ago from Gilbert, Arizona


      Thanks for the kind words especially with one of my older works. It means quite a bit and I am pleased you appreciate those Destined for Disaster...Take care and be well.

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      Tusitala 5 years ago

      That took a lot of work! Very well done! Beautiful!

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      gjfalcone 6 years ago from Gilbert, Arizona

      Thanks for the comments and votes ^ Vellur.

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      Nithya Venkat 6 years ago from Dubai

      Excellent poem with deep meanings. Nicely written. Voted up.

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      gjfalcone 6 years ago from Gilbert, Arizona

      Thanks for the kind words and the read.

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      Harsheen K. 6 years ago

      Great hub;)

      I also loved the beautiful set of pictures.

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      gjfalcone 8 years ago from Gilbert, Arizona

      THX Bay & Chrissie,

      Encouragement is always welcomed,

      Inspiration comes from the most unexpected places


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      chrissie123 8 years ago

      wow!!!! this is great! you must be crazy thinking i am a better writer than you! this is powerful! for true love is destined to end in disaster could not have said it better myself. Love can force the heart to bleed and kill faster than hatred! my lord you're brilliant!

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      bayareagreatthing 8 years ago from Bay Area California

      Very powerful! Great poetry my friend!