Karen van Wyk

Rookie (August 17,1962 / Clinton, Missouri)

Karen van Wyk Poems

1. This Life, I Have As Mine 12/26/2007
2. Experience Afrika 12/27/2007
3. Poem #1653 - Old Man In The Park 12/27/2007
4. Cradle Of Splendid Glory 12/27/2007
5. A Million Miles 1/1/2008
6. The Pond 1/1/2008
7. Her Child A Soldier 11/23/2007
8. The Widows Cry 1/3/2008
Best Poem of Karen van Wyk

The Widows Cry

Crying out in anguish.
Flesh, and blood, and voice!
A cleansed soul left to dry!
Such searing pain, such poise.
Gnashing waves rise,
to salty eyes.
No mercy!
No release shall fall!
How shall she live in this wicked life?
What will become of these hollowed walls?
She cannot breathe!
She cannot fight!
All hope has faded, gone from her sight.
You! All the many you!
Know not this pain!
Her lifes mate!
How shall she bare the empty weight?
This lifeless spirit!
She bleeds dry in daily strides.
Oh, a survivor is she, to be ...

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