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The Eclectic Pen - until the storm subsides

By: Hannah E. (haileene)  
Date Submitted: 4/10/2007
Genre: Literature & Fiction » Poetry
Words: 147

  as the world around me dissolves into chaos,
i retreat into myself in a last effort to escape.
frustration, anger, guilt… they all fall as plagues on me.
alone with my mind, in my self-imposed isolation,
i sink slowly into the depths of my soul
only to find that melancholy has achieved dominion.
here reside memories; things lost, never to be regained.
things left undone, the opportunity long since past.
things done, their damage never to be repaired.
words spoken, never able to be drawn back into mere thought.
in pain, and no longer able to face myself, i turn…
i rush to loving arms.
the only ones strong enough to hold me when i do not wish to be held.
the only ones caring enough to comfort me through all the tears.
the only ones faithful enough to reach for me when i can’t even think to reach for Him.
and He carries me atop the waves until the storm subsides.

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Lynn B. (seraphina) - 4/11/2007 11:29 AM ET
Excellent , I can relate to these feelings. Well written, great description. Powerful meaning. Gives me hope.
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