Mark R. Elias


Mark R. Elias Poems

1. Willpower Prayer 8/26/2014
2. The Ballade Of Dorothy Parker 8/26/2014
3. Lines For A Card 8/26/2014
4. Hold Myself So 8/26/2014
5. Barbaric 9/11 Poem Even After Reading Adorno's Quote In Full 8/26/2014
6. Dostoyevskian Lament 8/26/2014
7. Twelve Ways Of Looking At A Tree 8/26/2014
8. Kitbag 8/26/2014
9. Pretty Little Flower 8/26/2014
10. The Soft Of My Body 8/26/2014
11. Reality Clings On To Me 8/26/2014
12. The Weight Of A Child In Your Arms 8/26/2014
13. I Will Know Of Grace 8/26/2014
14. Go To Work 8/26/2014
15. Cultivation 8/26/2014
16. October Moon 8/26/2014
17. Go Make Your Art 8/28/2014
18. Laid Down Flowers 8/28/2014
19. The Exquisite Thing 10/1/2014
20. God's Mystery (A Parody) 10/6/2014
21. True Majesty 10/6/2014
22. Ballade Of A Dutiful Soldier 10/6/2014
23. Effort At A Bill Hicks Poem 10/6/2014
24. Rambo 10/6/2014
25. Heroic Failures 10/6/2014
26. Tolstoyan Observations 9/21/2014
27. Dainty Little Poem 9/21/2014
28. Dog Amongst Fairies 10/6/2014
29. The Plan 10/6/2014
30. Toad 10/6/2014
31. If 10/6/2014
32. Little Lambs 3/18/2015
33. Dreaming Dog 3/18/2015
34. Broadband Router Easy Setup Guide 3/18/2015
35. It 3/29/2015
36. Pups For Sale 3/29/2015
37. Waking Up Ashamed 5/9/2015
38. On Reading The Shrine Of Jeffrey Dahmer By Brian Masters 5/30/2015
39. Burying A Hen 8/5/2015
40. Winter Reading 9/12/2015
Best Poem of 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 ...

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Go To Work

Staring into space won't help
Nor will the looking down.
By all means pinch yourself and yelp.
It will backfire, I own.

Your best bet's work, of any kind.
A tedious task works well.
My mind has blessed me glimpse of mind
Should I do jobs from hell.

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