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Sorrow Of A Sigh (poem)

Updated on April 18, 2015

He thought he heard the sorrow of a sigh

When challenge of adulthood struck his face

The day he wished the fairytales goodbye

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The road to his success he would apply

All other roads from this he would displace

He thought he heard the sorrow of a sigh

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The hours of work the limits he would try

So much this man’s compulsion would erase

The day he wished the fairytales goodbye

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His feeling paid for things which went awry

Till from the emptiness which filled the space

He thought he heard the sorrow of a sigh

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At last he climbed his mountain to a sky

Where cloud of sweat have hidden every trace

The day he wished the fairytales goodbye

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Now in his castle lifeless doomed to lie

There from a window filled with moonlit grace

He thought he heard the sorrow of a sigh

The day he wished the fairytales goodbye

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    • Makayla Hutchison profile image

      Makayla Hutchison 

      3 years ago from AR

      This is a lovely poem. Sad, indeed, but lovely. I like the rhyme scheme and the gentleness I feel with this poem. Job well done. :)

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      Victor W. Kwok 

      3 years ago from Hawaii

      Amazing poetry Martin!

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      Shauna L Bowling 

      3 years ago from Central Florida

      I imagine he was hearing the sorrow of his own sighs because he'd wished (and succeeded) the fairy tales away. Sad.

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