douglas scotney

Veteran Poet - 2,631 Points (boomer / Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia. Resides in Adelaide)

B: XVI: Fear In Sorrow


Sorrow must like
putting itself on show.
Yet you never see it all.

It doesn't have that winning drive
and keeps some back to stay alive,

afraid that saying, 'All is sorrow',
would spell the end to morrow.

'I have no illusions, friend, '
said sorrow, knowing everything.
'I will give you some relief
from the unknown deep.
Tonight I'll give you dreamless sleep.'

Submitted: Tuesday, October 09, 2012
Edited: Wednesday, October 10, 2012

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