i sat down and grief came to visit

Vincent Parker 1948 (South Ozone Park, NY)



    
The sun is almost gone
And a shadow bores through
I cry with freedom

Loss is consuming
Yet never gone least
The memories are fond  

Time isn’t quite the norm
The past has vigor
While the present is forlorn

How unreliable it seems to me
How it comes to be a destiny
Uncontrollable yet liberating

The sun has set now while
i sit patiently working on emotions
of which i strongly disagree

Goodbye and hello it’s til
Tomorrow the sorrow runs til
 tomorrow when the sun comes...

1/4/2022

About this poem

How we process loss even if it's someone still living not cognitive

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Written on January 04, 2022

Submitted by PaulParker on January 04, 2022

Modified on March 29, 2023

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Quick analysis:

Scheme XXX AXX XXX BBA XXB CCX
Closest metre Iambic tetrameter
Characters 502
Words 100
Stanzas 6
Stanza Lengths 3, 3, 3, 3, 3, 3

Vincent Parker

Born in 1948 one of twelve Vincent De Paul Parker aka Paul started writing poetry in high school. Most of his poems are for family events and friendship. Most are also free verse with rhymes and rhythim. more…

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