Treasure Island

Hazel Durham


Falling Snow


Fall of snow,
Flakes gracefully landing pure and bold,
From heavy hung skies,
Silence is a tomb of lifeless lies,
She suffers in his arms of lead,
His old letters dissected when they are read,
Her mirror image reveal's a tired, pale, sunken face,
Crumbling into invisible pieces,
The pain will not cease,
She wishes for an end to her torture,
Striking at her inner core,
Ripping and tearing at her flesh,
Open wound's just too sore,
He chases long legged lust with so much more,
She smells defeat in his world of deceit,
Like the snow icy cold,
Slapping reality of glaring white being his force of might,
Falling snow gathering in the corners of her mind,
Switching off her inner light.

Submitted: Thursday, August 15, 2013
Edited: Friday, August 16, 2013

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  • Thomas Carolan (3/16/2014 8:07:00 PM)

    She suffers in his arms of lead. She smells defeat in his world of deceit very deep all through hazel (Report) Reply

  • Paul Brookes (8/18/2013 2:06:00 AM)

    Such despair the whiteness of merciless snow. How I have known such as this You have gathered the skeins of despair and woven a triumph. Beautiful 10/10 BB (Report) Reply

  • Dinesh Nair (8/17/2013 10:36:00 AM)

    There are a few apprehensions projected here that may not spell well for an anguished world of nature thrown into deep crisis of seasons. I am still impressed with the beauty of the write Hazel. (Report) Reply

  • Dave Walker (8/17/2013 7:14:00 AM)

    A great poem, real emotion to it. Some times we all need that solitude
    of nothingness, a really great write. (Report) Reply

  • Valsa George (8/16/2013 11:03:00 AM)

    The inside, frozen with grief is powerfully presented and the melancholy tone is gripping! ! A moving write! ! (Report) Reply

  • Adheez Van Der Beanthz (8/16/2013 4:32:00 AM)

    agree with Unwritten..
    the imagery so details to represent sadness and sorrow in this poem
    the emotion that you put in so alive
    love to read it (Report) Reply

  • Heather Wilkins (8/15/2013 11:20:00 PM)

    the pain will not cease she wishes for an end to her torture. like the snow icy cold switching off her inner light (Report) Reply

  • Unwritten Soul (8/15/2013 11:30:00 AM)

    It sounds darker than the fallen snow in my mind thought...the poem that depict the detail and imagery in very well idea...the coldness can feel here as if the snow is falling now! _Soul (Report) Reply

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