David Whalen

Freshman - 606 Points (5/18/38 / Covington Kentucky)

A Haunting Melody - Poem by David Whalen

It's not lyrics…but
whispers
That lie ‘neath the melody

Ghostly murmurs that
haunt
the refrain

Sursurrant sounds
That surge
And then melt

Whispers not heard but
more chillingly
…'Felt'…

As tingles and ripples
Of black fingernail
Making

Minor chords that caress,
And then go
Raking….

Up spine and then
Spider
cross brain

A musical medly
Of whispers
And melody

Song fashioned by phantoms
From mist
…Icicles and rain…


Comments about A Haunting Melody by David Whalen

  • Gold Star - 17,697 Points Ramesh Rai (10/18/2014 12:57:00 AM)

    Beautiful imagery write. Loved reading. (Report) Reply

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  • Rookie Dilpreet Dosanjh (3/28/2013 8:43:00 PM)

    Nice poem i used it for my school poem recital my teacher loved it i think
    Lets say i might be ten (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Dilpreet Dosanjh (3/28/2013 8:43:00 PM)

    Nice poem i used it for my school poem recital my teacher loved it i think
    Lets say i might be ten (Report) Reply

  • Silver Star - 4,010 Points Valerie Dohren (4/13/2012 2:37:00 PM)

    Beautiful poem, lovely to read. Very imaginative write. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Friday, April 13, 2012

Poem Edited: Sunday, April 28, 2013


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