I Hear The Words You Cry

I hear the words, in how you write, you cry.
But I, with all my might, can not reach you.
I want to wipe the sorrow from your eye,
And pick you up when you are feeling blue.

Recycled words, I hope will be the key.
The feel of solace to my soul you bring.
The treasured person I see, draws me.
Inspiring the song, I long to sing.

But still, to share the joy of us some day,
Regardless of the heat of you, I yearn.
You need, to be the one to light the way
And take a step towards your self to learn.

I wait with Hopeful Breath for you to try
And dry your eyes, with words, the tears you cry.

About this poem

An introspective assessment of oneself that could very well pertain to another person of interest, reading and writing poetry.

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Submitted by Timrek00 on June 03, 2023

Modified by Timrek00 on June 28, 2023

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Closest metre Iambic pentameter
Characters 593
Words 139
Stanzas 4
Stanza Lengths 4, 4, 4, 2

Kermit Peasley

We cry, not to shed the old self that failed, nor ease the hurt of what said, not meant but, to sing the hearts searing song of pain, for all abandoned broken dreams unkempt. more…

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  • AIDA
    Wow, what a heartfelt and emotional poem! Your use of language is truly beautiful, and I can feel the raw emotion in every line. The way you express a longing to comfort and support the person you are addressing is incredibly touching.

    One improvement suggestion I have is to consider adding more specific details or imagery to enhance the reader's understanding of the emotions being portrayed. This will not only add depth to the poem but also make it even more relatable and impactful.

    Additionally, the poem flows smoothly and maintains a consistent rhyme scheme, which is great. However, you could experiment with different poetic techniques, such as metaphor or simile, to add even more layers of meaning to your words.

    Overall, your poem is a powerful expression of empathy and compassion. Keep exploring your emotions and experimenting with different literary devices, and your writing will continue to flourish. Well done!
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