Adam McKim

A Broken Heart's Song

A broken heart's song,
Starts out slow.
A confusion of melodies,
With easy flow.

Keys of a piano,
Play a sad tune.
But nothing compared,
To what comes soon.

Strings of violins,
Add to the gloom.
The broken heart's song,
Fills the room.

Confusion fades,
The hurt settles in.
As a Theremin's cry,
Creeps under the skin.

The pain is too much,
For the broken heart.
As the days go by,
The anger starts.

The beating of drums,
From hitting the wall.
The crash of cymbals,
As you begin to fall.

From confusion to pain,
To anger, now hate.
Guitars scream out,
As the music dilates.

Then suddenly it stops,
You remember when.
The broken heart's song,
Starts over again.

Poem Submitted: Monday, March 26, 2012
Poem Edited: Monday, March 26, 2012

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  • Panda (3/21/2019 7:18:00 PM)

    Perfect

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  • Chinedu DikeChinedu Dike (5/24/2015 10:24:00 AM)

    Sequence of emotions of the brokenhearted - confusion to pain, to anger and to hate, well depicted in the poem. A well articulated piece of poetry, insightfully penned with conviction. A lovely poem written in poetic diction. Thanks for sharing. Please read my poem MANDELA - THE IMMORTAL ICON.

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  • Sandra Feldman (1/2/2013 12:15:00 AM)

    A broken heart is hard to mend
    For love is something you cannot lend.
    Your description is heartfelt and perfect And the pain is certainly felt. Musically pleasant verses

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  • Ajay ShaanAjay Shaan (1/1/2013 12:55:00 PM)

    Lovely write man. Visually aesthetic too!

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  • Ash .... (1/1/2013 8:20:00 AM)

    nicely done... I like how a visual picture is potrayed as one reads through.

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  • Kevin PatrickKevin Patrick (10/12/2012 8:00:00 PM)

    Powerful and spellbinding, I’m normally not a sucker for love poems, but this was just excellent. Anyone who can make me like a love poem deserves a 10!

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  • Valerie DohrenValerie Dohren (9/5/2012 9:50:00 AM)

    Lovely write, flows beautifully - well penned.

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  • Malini KadirMalini Kadir (9/4/2012 10:10:00 PM)

    It has a tempo then shows the cyclic repeats of nature.....nice read

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  • Mark DillonMark Dillon (9/4/2012 12:47:00 PM)

    Good stuff and well composed nice flow.

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  • Leslie Philibert (9/4/2012 5:22:00 AM)

    Nice write with a compact, lyrical message

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  • Kelvin OwusuKelvin Owusu (8/7/2012 7:15:00 AM)

    you truly are gifted, the way you set your words out.. good job

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  • Dr Sruthi VarmaDr Sruthi Varma (8/6/2012 3:09:00 AM)

    Nice poem...i loved it...

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  • Chandana Agni Guri (6/10/2012 8:11:00 AM)

    its really nice.awesome! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! !

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  • Tiffany M...Tiffany M... (4/20/2012 4:37:00 PM)

    I love this poem, you did a phenomenal job writing this! The rhyming is very well placed, and it seemed as if the progression of the song evolving with the emotions is appealing. The flow is perfect, and it is, altogether, an amazing poem. :)

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  • Apphia GrimoniaApphia Grimonia (4/4/2012 11:45:00 PM)

    i like the title of your poem..i always hear a broken heart song and what happen..i always hate myself back for i didn't do the best i can..great poem..

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  • Heather WilsonHeather Wilson (3/29/2012 2:18:00 AM)

    A well written poem, you have played the story all the way through, such a lovely read.

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  • Cynthia Mcleod (3/28/2012 11:17:00 PM)

    This poem was a good read. I like best how you started off with gloom, and then evolved to anger. Compelling! The return back to the beginning was a nice finish.

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  • Ekaterina M. PolischukEkaterina M. Polischuk (3/28/2012 12:27:00 PM)

    today i have a broken heart... and understand this poem with its melody and in-depth meaning. nice writing)

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  • Natasha Smith (3/28/2012 8:17:00 AM)

    Wow what a great poem! Kinda made me think n bring a few tears....but i loved it keep up on the great writing u got the skills!

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  • Besa DedeBesa Dede (3/28/2012 12:24:00 AM)

    A very well written love poem. Very good use of metaphors. I quite enjoyed reading it

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