Maya Hershey

(5-5-1993 / Lebanon)

Burnt to ashes


You burnt me, a wound of incomplete,
you remind me, a memory of indiscreet.
Deeply cut, all the way through my heart,
cold-blooded hands tearing me apart.
Mercilessly burnt, all the way to ashes,
move ahead steadily to the flashes...
My sore havoc is only yet to wreak,
and my days are yet to remain in bleak,
but my life seems to carry on,
with hope that despair shall be gone.
But shall despair feel my ominous envy?
Shall it be ungainly, to the hope of melancholy?
Oh I beg my soul, for you to leave,
Oh leave my lonliness spoken and grieve,
for you unhappy, unmerciful and unstill.
What great power lent you untill...
all my skin is burnt
all my feelings burnt
burnt, evermore, to ashes....

Submitted: Saturday, April 11, 2009

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  • Shashendra Amalshan (5/29/2009 1:14:00 AM)

    Wow, you ve expressed pain very well indeed...I cant say I enjoyed it, but felt it to the core of my heart..I know how it hurts like hell.....

    i specially liked this verse

    'Mercilessly burnt, all the way to ashes,
    move ahead steadily to the flashes...
    My sore havoc is only yet to wreak',


    nice one 10++ (Report) Reply

  • Afzal Shauq (5/15/2009 6:27:00 AM)

    omg... you are doing soo charming way these poems..and this one is one of them.. well done.. great and rich as awhole.. meaningful enough.. really making my soul happy when read good poetry as you do... well..and greattt job friend...afzalshauq@yahoo.com....10 +++++ (Report) Reply

  • Yvonne Selase (4/14/2009 1:54:00 PM)

    beautiful sad poem maya. you couldnt have penned it better. you still remain my fave poet in peomhunter and soon to be the whole world. keep it up.
    yvonne (Report) Reply

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