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A Poem For The Seeker

Rating: 5.0

Will you find that which you seek
Within the ruins of fire grown weak?
Ashes blown from hearth to heart
Choke life's breath, deaden its art.

Unburied in night, dreams do seek
One whose desire will not grow weak.
Enduring love envelops the heart,
While trust and faith rekindle life's art.

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Marvin Brato 15 February 2008

So true, there is always hope after some pain in failure, there is always love after being broken hearted... for life must goes on despite varied circumstances! Thanks for sharing. A 10.

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Emma Johnson 09 May 2007

One of your BEST. SUsie xxx

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Melvina Germain 07 May 2007

A beautiful poem of a love dieing but soon to speak of the possibility of hope to rekindle what one once had. Excellent poem Esther, I loved it.--Melvina--

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beautifully phrased wise words... no wonder this has proved such a hit, it sings to so many of us! Grand. t x

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Stephen Mills 10 March 2007

Excellent write Esther, and I love that line.. 'enduring love envelopes the heart' Quality stuff my friend, Well done!

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Charles M Moore 03 March 2007

OOOH, This is so good, Subtle use of language, Love the title.

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Dee Daffodil 21 February 2007

Lovely poem, and soooo well written...very beautiful! Hugs, Dee

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Scarlett Treat 13 February 2007

Will you find that which you seek Withing the ruins of fire grown weak? Such a sad quest, the fire growing cold, only a spark left, flame dying....but there is hope, and you show it in the ending of this poem.

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Duncan Wyllie 11 February 2007

There is something very pure about your work Esther, I think that, that is just one of the reasons why I have come to enjoy your art so much Thankyou Love duncan X

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Alison Cassidy 10 February 2007

You have chosen a perfect metaphor for describing a 'stale' relationship 'fire grown weak' - fire equating with passion, energy and excitement. Your second stanza's solution - the dream is very romantic, but perhaps it just takes the right sort of fan to rekindle the old flame before it goes out completely. A personal and profound poem. love, Allie xxxx

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