Colin Ian Jeffery

Veteran Poet - 1,460 Points (20th May 1942 / Redhill Hospital)

Bones At Dying - Poem by Colin Ian Jeffery

Bones at dying shall not quake
Nor decay with the feasting of the worms
For the spirit of this God loving soul
Shall never harbour in the ground.

I have burst free with that force
Which drove each flower up into the light
And soul tossed by furies of purple storms
I shall shelter where the mind creates its visions.

Topic(s) of this poem: death


Comments about Bones At Dying by Colin Ian Jeffery

  • (4/30/2015 2:27:00 AM)


    And soul tossed by furies of purple storms
    I shall shelter where the mind creates its visions.
    Good job
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  • (11/24/2008 6:32:00 AM)


    And surely there is nothing weird about the feeling it creates, to me at least-it certainly has a calming effect (Report) Reply

  • (11/24/2008 6:30:00 AM)


    'I shelter safe/ where the mind creates visions'-lovely, rich lines (Report) Reply

  • (11/18/2008 4:02:00 AM)


    this is weirdly very peaceful and calming. (Report) Reply

  • (11/4/2008 11:15:00 PM)


    soul tossed in furies by purple storms' brilliantly penned. (Report) Reply

  • (10/26/2008 3:02:00 PM)


    I like it, very well writin
    Strong belief is what carries us through
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  • (10/15/2008 9:33:00 AM)


    How deep the words are! ! How it can move ones thought. Such a great poem! ! ! (Report) Reply

  • (10/12/2008 12:50:00 AM)


    Yes, it is correct as it is..
    Soul and life will return to the One who give it..
    Great works..
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  • (10/6/2008 10:40:00 AM)


    Yes, Colin, the body will die, but the soul steeped in God's love will live on.. great write. Keep going and may God bless you. Kind regards. (Report) Reply

  • (10/2/2008 1:19:00 AM)


    Great write...meaningful...let us all live peacefully, carrying the inevitable cross of life and anticipating a happy ending and a happy resurrection! 10 (Report) Reply

  • Sarah Abdullah (9/24/2008 3:50:00 PM)


    For I have burst free with that force
    Which drove each flower towards the light

    Simply GREAT
    I love your usage of Words
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  • (9/20/2008 10:59:00 AM)


    once dead soul departs leaving everything behind.[or i may b wrong]....an amazingly good and deep write...thanks (Report) Reply

  • (9/13/2008 10:31:00 PM)


    For I Have burstfree with that force Witch drove each flower toward the light. It's a hell of a write man (Report) Reply

  • (9/12/2008 7:59:00 PM)


    Indeed. I can only hope to be as fortunate as this is told. Graceful in many ways. (Report) Reply

  • (9/11/2008 6:50:00 PM)


    Very Nice, Sir. I always figure God has a new beginning for me, and a never ending tale I suppose.
    God Bless Colin.
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  • (9/3/2008 11:30:00 PM)


    what an amazing piece! .....this one is for all the believers in the truth and hope of the hereafter....a true faithful never really fears death...just looks upon it with the hope of a beutific hereafter. (Report) Reply

  • (8/24/2008 3:23:00 PM)


    I Love this, never an end only a new beginning. The words are beautiful (Report) Reply

  • (8/20/2008 3:01:00 AM)


    'purple storms, ' i love that line, (Report) Reply

  • (8/20/2008 3:01:00 AM)


    'purple storms, ' i love that line, (Report) Reply

  • (8/6/2008 1:53:00 AM)


    I really enjoy the projected image from the 'purple storms' line. It incites such a vision of abstract emotion and a sort of controlled chaos that is not often seen in poems. I enjoyed this one a lot. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Sunday, February 10, 2008

Poem Edited: Thursday, August 28, 2014


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