Rani Turton

* My Heart's Empty Spaces Poem by Rani Turton

I have looked for you in many strange places:
Highways, subways, and in my heart's empty spaces.
By brightlight, flickering light, by rain and sun.
I waited. That is when this quest had begun.

I wrote in imperfect rhymes, by day and night.
That is how the heart reasons, and why I write.
That is how the ache is dissipated, as days go on
As times whistles by and hope is born.

I have waited at street corners, even in biting cold
Many strange cities have I roamed, wild and bold;
To follow my destiny was a toss of dice.
Beloved, if only you could love me twice.

Submitted: Tuesday, July 02, 2013
Edited: Wednesday, July 24, 2013

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Comments about this poem (* My Heart's Empty Spaces by Rani Turton )

  • Rookie - 158 Points Queeny Gona (9/6/2013 5:25:00 AM)

    Beloved if only you could love me twice! Beautiful expression dear Rani (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 6,986 Points Khairul Ahsan (7/9/2013 4:30:00 AM)

    Beloved, if only you could love me twice.
    Wow! So wonderful! Hope your beloved returns to the empty place in your heart. (Report) Reply

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