Ambiguous



Ambiguous

Silence is forever golden
to the rhyme of a poets pen.
Never wanting
never demanding
or asking when.
Hearts are clear of mind
for the poetic words
they write.
Ponderous are their thoughts
within each falling night.
Where a poet's blood leaks
 the stains of red.
It is what they wrote
lest not what they said.
Ambiguous are their souls
Given to inscribe
for each word used
another word dies.

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Submitted on July 05, 2016

Modified on March 05, 2023

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Scheme ABCCBDEFGFHIJIKLMN
Closest metre Iambic trimeter
Characters 383
Words 71
Stanzas 1
Stanza Lengths 18

Norman Wilson

IntroductionForgotten are the times the tick of a clock once chimed sobering sounds that caressed my hearts nightly dreams. As I awaken to the touch of light that burns upon a candles wick flickering my words for all to see. This drives my thoughts through the darkest of nights of loneliness that renders my quill upon parchment with ink that dances to minds and souls.Now I hear the screeching of my heart when the blue horizon covers the orb of emptiness.Within the shelter of my mind with little, purpose other than my words that keep me sane. These are my new poems I have written in the quiet of my night, forever wished away in a writer’s pain. As I strive to write that perfect poem that, my soul desperately seeks. Then and only then can my words rest upon a sleep. more…

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