Treasure Island

Carissa Thiessen

(January 26,1984 / Calgary, Ab)

As the Music Plays


As the music plays
my heart aches
it aches with pain
pain of the past
and pain of the present

As the music plays
my heart aches
it aches with hurt
hurt that I have caused
and hurt that has been caused

As the music plays
my heart aches
it aches with passion
passion that yearns
and passion that wants

As the music plays
my heart aches
it aches with love
love that will never be shared
and love that will never be known

As the music stops
my heart no longer aches
it doesn't feel anything
the music has stopped
and so has everything else.

Submitted: Tuesday, January 30, 2007
Edited: Thursday, January 06, 2011

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  • Josephine Adrian (3/28/2007 1:32:00 AM)

    Wow! ! ! I LOVE this poem! ! ! About a thousand thoughs went through my head when I read the last stanza; I acutally read it over like 3 times. It's going on 'my poems' list for sure! ! Thank you.

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  • Alison Cassidy (2/15/2007 11:29:00 PM)

    A beautiful evocative piece with a great structure and a lyrical soul. Very moving work. love, Allie xxxxxxx (Report) Reply

  • Jim Foulk (1/30/2007 4:38:00 PM)

    beautiful. a very touching piece of well done poetry. it touches the heart real down deep, good write. (Report) Reply

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