Heather Burns


Yesterdays Sorrow


A gentle rain
begins to fall
washing cares
of life away

clearing
darkened skies
from fragments
of yesterday

a new day has
dawned
looking for
tomorrow

releasing
saddened hearts
from yesterdays
sorrows.








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Submitted: Friday, October 04, 2013
Edited: Friday, August 08, 2014

Topic of this poem: life


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  • Gold Star - 6,708 Points Amitava Sur (10/11/2013 6:17:00 AM)

    A short poem definitely with a strong msg that you have to move forward, forgetting the earlier sorrows- with a view to survive (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 13,856 Points Roseann Shawiak (10/10/2013 3:57:00 PM)

    Wonderful poem about moving on from yesterday's sorrows. Thank you for sharing. RoseAnn (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 1 Points Ibnu Din Assingkiri (10/8/2013 8:22:00 PM)

    Phenomenal write. Love the intensity and word choices. :) (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 10,503 Points Edward Kofi Louis (10/7/2013 6:28:00 AM)

    Great Work. Thanks for sharing it with us.

    E.K.L. (Report) Reply

  • Veteran Poet - 1,075 Points Unwritten Soul (10/6/2013 9:34:00 PM)

    Will be any rain to clear my heart like the rain did to earth...then tears come but pain still not fade away_Soul (Report) Reply

  • Bronze Star - 2,762 Points Lorraine Colon (10/6/2013 5:26:00 PM)

    Yesterday's sorrow grows weaker with each passing day. Very comforting poem. (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 6,580 Points Lyn Paul (10/6/2013 4:13:00 AM)

    Beautiful words Heather. We can never forget yesterdays sorrow (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 149 Points Laurie X3 (10/5/2013 12:33:00 PM)

    I love the rhythm of this and ironic affects of painful tears. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 415 Points Yasmeen Khan (10/5/2013 12:23:00 PM)

    Mother Nature has healing powers, a nice write (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 35 Points Lucifera Santez (10/5/2013 11:20:00 AM)

    beautiful.....................
    :) (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 17,307 Points Valsa George (10/5/2013 8:36:00 AM)

    There is a rare gentleness about all your writings! Like a sligt drizzle, it refreshes! (Report) Reply

  • Bronze Star - 2,675 Points Wahab Abdul (10/5/2013 5:39:00 AM)

    A gentle rain
    begins to fall
    washing cares of life
    away

    clearing
    darkened skies
    from fragments of
    yesterday

    a new day has
    dawned
    looking for
    tomorrow

    releasing
    saddened hearts
    from yesterdays
    sorrow....................................excellent write, sweet, it has great meaning and good flow...love it 10... (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 79 Points Efe Benjamin (10/5/2013 2:19:00 AM)

    in my own opinion of the poem: a gentle rain begins to fall, a rain of hope, hope to wash away every past sorrow, and hope for better future, when a new day has dawned. its a soft, gentle poem, full of wit..its a 10 for me (Report) Reply

  • Freshman - 1,313 Points Jesus James Llorico (10/4/2013 9:23:00 PM)

    A real beauty..the past is always there to remind us
    of yesterday. Beautifully penned poem. (Report) Reply

  • Bronze Star - 2,580 Points Dave Walker (10/4/2013 5:18:00 PM)

    A great poem, sometimes a new day can be very welcoming, then we can say
    goodbye to a bad yesterday. (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 4,761 Points Tirupathi Chandrupatla (10/4/2013 3:23:00 PM)

    An all new tomorrow
    Will erase today's sorrow
    Beautifully delivered in the poem. Thank you. (Report) Reply

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