Treasure Island

Mike Acker


Chaos


It is chaos
out of order

love is a chime
in the silence

it is a gem
in the rubble

love is living
among the dead

it is the sorrow
of the joy amid
tears that must follow

love is everything
that should never be

Submitted: Thursday, April 17, 2014
Edited: Tuesday, August 05, 2014

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  • F. J. Thomas (8/13/2014 1:12:00 PM)

    I had to smile at this one Mike....love is everything that should never be......I have loved deeper than I thought humanly possible; and hated love itself after enduring the pain that followed. Wonderful (Report) Reply

  • Shobana Gomes (5/1/2014 7:04:00 AM)

    Your last stanza is interesting when all along we have been made to believe that love is everything. Loved reading this poem with its contradictory nuances. Excellent. (Report) Reply

  • Lyn Paul (4/17/2014 6:35:00 PM)

    For your write Chaos.... With Love and support you have the strength to cope with any Chaos or pain. Great words
    Thank you (Report) Reply

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