River Road



River Road
On the mountain tops where the glacier flows
To a trickle-down effect near River Road,
A deep sleep shadows the valley of hops and maize below.
Satan's worst pecks away near a lower plateau.

As demons transform evil into the black mystical crow;
A scarecrow protects all the souls harvested near River Road.
While the sitar plays to the rhythm of the new found sound,
The soul seeks earthly thoughts that heaven does surround.

As River Road leads to a place life will willingly go,
 It must be that place hidden in a universe of mystical crows.
Our love will climb the mountain tops where the glacier flows;
We will grow our hearts together in a place near River Road.
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Submitted on September 29, 2013

Modified on March 05, 2023

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Quick analysis:

Scheme ABACC CADD CBBA
Closest metre Iambic hexameter
Characters 667
Words 122
Stanzas 3
Stanza Lengths 5, 4, 4

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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