Eila Mahima Jaipaul

Rookie (11/26/1971 / New York)

A Bridge To Your Precipice - Poem by Eila Mahima Jaipaul

night envelopes my pain and sorrow.
moon's light fails to reach even this place
there is no reprieve
in this vacuum
where I asked a question
with no reply.
so I'll continue on in silence
building bridges to the edge of your precipice
where we meet one day
to work out how to deny this love.
all the while I'll
believe less and less
in mercy, compassion,
and hope.

Comments about A Bridge To Your Precipice by Eila Mahima Jaipaul

  • Brian Dorn (12/11/2006 11:30:00 AM)

    Solemn stuff, Eila... sad but so well written!
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  • Joe Breunig (8/6/2006 9:30:00 PM)

    I felt the sadness ooze from these words; a nicely written piece. (Report) Reply

  • Peter Lebuhn (2/11/2006 2:03:00 PM)

    I like this one very heart felt
    Wanting something but cannot be
    This happens so much in life

    I have one Dark Clouds...Heavy With Rain
    It is a Painful Rendition of a relationship gone bad

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  • (1/14/2006 10:07:00 AM)

    A bridge in order to reach a precipice: the feeling of utter hopelessness is embodied in this paradoxic image. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Saturday, January 14, 2006

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