The Eclectic Pen - The Spoken and the Silent


By: Elektra A. (poetryindespair)  
Date Submitted: 5/28/2008
Genre: Literature & Fiction » Poetry
Words: 99
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  "Have you ever read something so beautiful,
you thought you would cry?"
I asked.
He didn't answer.
"Have you ever loved someone so much,
that your heart cracked?"
I couldn't look at him when I spoke.
He didn't reply.
"Have you ever wept tears of blood
at the sound of my name?"
I could barely talk.
I touched his hand,
the coldness made me shiver.
Again he didn't say anything.
"Will you ever understand how this kills me?"
I didn't expect an answer.
I knew he couldn't speak.
I placed the ring he had given me,
into his hands,
brushed back his hair,
and turned away from him forever.
The frozen air bit my lip,
like his kiss.


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Eva L. (wearetrees) - 6/1/2008 3:57 PM ET
This is very intense - pithy and poignant.
Lena S. (SquirrelNutkin) - 6/8/2008 5:48 AM ET
Wow! I hope this doen't sound corney but I love to read things and just be open and not with an expectation of anything at all. To really feel what the person is writing and see my reaction. I liked this because it just was BAM right there, I liked this alot, thankyou.
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