Mark R. Elias
Mark R. Elias Poems
- Shadow Of Sorrow Only those in the shadow of sorrow Know the...
- Sleepyhead Sleepyhead, sleepyhead Up you get, let's go, I ...
- On Seeing A Handwritten Letter...
- Lawn Tennis He serves a perfect border, measured tight ...
- Reflection After Reading The T...
- At A Pauper's Grave Borne of the earth, return you now to ...
- Prayer By The Fire Store of books and wine I keep For nights...
Hobbyist versifier from South Wales, UK
A world away from all the things
That keep us in the world,
I show my heart, now that my wings
I’ve timidly unfurled.
And from that heart I offer you
A prayer, a song, a rhyme,
And hope I stir in your heart too
The sacred and sublime. more »
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''For wounds not healed by Time or Nature, one should look to Literature.''Mark R. Elias
''In your study of truths should two collide, put down your books and go outside.''Mark R. Elias
''To always others please is a curable disease.''Mark R. Elias
''Mediocrity's a useful tool in the battle for our minds to rule.''Mark R. Elias
''What sets us over vermin is, at times, hard to determine.''Mark R. Elias
Shadow Of Sorrow
Only those in the shadow of sorrow
Know the meaning of real despair
For the darkness so cast on their spirit
Is a darkness found only in there
And a light all the world takes for granted
Is a light by not one of them seen
For the shadow its terrible covering
Is cruelly placed in between.
And the sorriest of souls on the outside
Might a rhythm of sympathy start
And the warmest embrace from a neighbour
Might its message of comfort impart
But the shadow its hold unrelenting
Still divides and keeps distant relief
And those hearts under cover of ...