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"Fragments"

Updated on January 29, 2018
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Jazz

"There was Jazz music playing in the background,

Trumpets and trumbones.

I heard the bittersweet melody of the saxophones.

But it was not a happy day

it was my dying day.

on these streets of new orleans,

my murderer was watching me."


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Tear

"A lonely TEAR fell down her face,

she longed for his embrace,

but all she now had left

was a torn and fading photograph."


Stone Angel (Angel turning into stone)
Stone Angel (Angel turning into stone) | Source

Stone Angel

"Touch without collision",

it is a given,

how the mind can react,

to fiction or to fact.

When all the pieces come undone,

visions of the sun.

When all the stars align,

distance without time.

I chase a faltering dream,

into the unseen,

unto the unknown,

where angels turn to stone.



All photos from Photobucket.com

© 2011 Nikki Wicked

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    • Nikkij504gurl profile imageAUTHOR

      Nikki Wicked 

      7 years ago from Louisiana

      Awesome. I will check out your hubs as well two poles thanx

    • Two Poles profile image

      Two Poles 

      7 years ago from Morgantown, West Virginia

      These are all awesome! I can feel the melancholy in each one

    • Nikkij504gurl profile imageAUTHOR

      Nikki Wicked 

      7 years ago from Louisiana

      Did Cathy put yu up to this? lol Ah you really think I should? I didnt think one would make much that way. at least not me. so how do I join these things?

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      Cassandra Mantis 

      7 years ago from UK and Nerujenia

      Nikki, I noticed you don't have amazon ads on your hubs. I presume you are not getting income there. Your writing is really great! I wonder are you in the Hub Ad system. Please join if not as you are getting good reads and many comments from lots of hubbers, your comment rate is higher than the average...sign of a helluva good writer.... I am just sayin'! :)

    • Nikkij504gurl profile imageAUTHOR

      Nikki Wicked 

      7 years ago from Louisiana

      thanks saddle. angels are good for that.

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      saddlerider1 

      7 years ago

      Brilliant and compelling. I have had a few tears in my time and Angels wiped them clean. I am gifted to have the pleasure to read your beautiful scribes. Very nicely done Nikki, Bravo..applaud.

    • Nikkij504gurl profile imageAUTHOR

      Nikki Wicked 

      7 years ago from Louisiana

      thank u cheeky girl, astra and blaise of spoke highly of you. glad you stopped by and thanks for commenting!

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      Cassandra Mantis 

      7 years ago from UK and Nerujenia

      Nikki, this is stunningly good poetry here. Whew! I love how you make up the wonderful scenario in the image, like an event happening and it's opened to us...so cool!

      I love Angels...sometimes I feel I am surrounded by them and they are invisibly watching me and helping and nurturing in some mysterious way....they can be so enigmatic, and then hidden in plain sight...they can seem ordinary, but they can be magical...and the ordinariness is just to throw us off the scent... :) Brilliant writing. I am a fan so much!

    • Nikkij504gurl profile imageAUTHOR

      Nikki Wicked 

      7 years ago from Louisiana

      Blaise you can also check out "Flash of the Sun" its about an angel too. and a few other of my older poems. Thanks.

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      Nikki Wicked 

      7 years ago from Louisiana

      tom...i thought yu were the one that didnt get poetry much? well im glad you like mine. thank you.

      Blaise I definitely will. If you like stuff about angels you should check out my trio of poems :"Crime", "Mystery Unsolved" and "Mystery Unraveled". Its a continuing story split in to 3 poems. and I think you will really like them. Thanks!

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      Fehl Dungo 

      7 years ago from close to you...

      I love the Stone Angel. Everything about angels actually.

      Write more please.. :)

    • tom hellert profile image

      tom hellert 

      7 years ago from home

      NMJ,

      nifty stuff- poetry is keen

      and i dig it...

      TH

    • Nikkij504gurl profile imageAUTHOR

      Nikki Wicked 

      7 years ago from Louisiana

      thank u. :)

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      Augustine A Zavala 

      7 years ago from Texas

      NICOLE MARIE JORDAN, beautiful and very creative.

    • Nikkij504gurl profile imageAUTHOR

      Nikki Wicked 

      7 years ago from Louisiana

      and it didnt get unpublished? Hubpages doesnt like too short hubs. lol

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      aware 

      7 years ago from West Palm Beach Florida.

      i love short stuff . good work.

      ray

      i have a hub called one of many short poems

      at one time i think it was the shortest hub out there.

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      bbnix 

      7 years ago from Southern California

      Got your back pal...thick and thin...

    • Nikkij504gurl profile imageAUTHOR

      Nikki Wicked 

      7 years ago from Louisiana

      Thanks bb. :) lovely poem(s) there. "An Angel of Stone,

      or An angel of despair. but its always good to know,

      That friends are there."

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      bbnix 

      7 years ago from Southern California

      Incredible writing my friend...

      Thank you Nikki, a friend beyond compare...

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      bbnix 

      7 years ago from Southern California

      Lonely Jazz tune playing on the air.

      Can't help but wonder if dying from despair.

      So many eyes, they watch from everywhere

      Which is the one, that takes my life so fair

      .

      .

      Did you hear. They found her all alone, having died ... from despair.

      It was the saddest sight, they said, "no compare"..

      For clutched in her beautiful young hands

      A yellowed streaked photo, as if it cried with her, a tragedy not so rare..

      .

      .

      I saw her in the light, a vision of great might

      Yet crumbled her endearing sight

      By love and loss unshared

      An angel too can feel great pain

      when clocks deceive and prey

      A longing for a simple thing

      A touch of no compare

      It is the most deep tragic thing

      To see such love as stone

      For it is the land of mortal ones

      That destroys such gifts and loves as such

      A vision now of timeless stone and lessons of despair

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      Mentalist acer 

      7 years ago from A Voice in your Mind!

      Faltering dreams as so entropy sees into a lifetime...only.;)

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