Sylvia Frances Chan

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A Poet´s Heart - Poem by Sylvia Frances Chan

Last night so cold my dear,
I'd been waitin' you came not to my ear
where were you, my love
gone I was shocked, prayed to God above

deepest shocked, my ratio blocked,
my aspirations almost locked
an attack on my mental part
so sad realizing you have from the very start
always a very weak heart

my heart begins to speak and redeems
all the lies for the good truth, it seems
you've understood the conditions
also every awful regulation

Last night I had it so cold my dear,
I'd been waitin' but you did not appear

Topic(s) of this poem: melancholy

Form: Allegory


Poet's Notes about The Poem

A poet´s heart is oft changeable, not be uttered in precise algebraic limited technique, but it will be inspired as the daily breezes blow throughout the four seasons, all the year. But the poetic mind prevails. Thank you for reading and commenting.Could we awaken Emily D. too and could we ask her WHAT REASON WAS IT when you created THE SEA? I have the idea that she has the same reason as I, I reckon. Thankfully yours, Sylvia FC.

Comments about A Poet´s Heart by Sylvia Frances Chan

  • Savita Tyagi (8/29/2018 9:31:00 AM)


    Lovely poem. So very well expresses our obstacles in a very unique way. Sometime we wait and wait.....and then his blessing appears like sunshine out of clouds. (Report) Reply

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  • Riza Braholli (8/4/2018 2:23:00 PM)


    I read this poem twice as long as you seemed to be talking to me. Of course someone else has to have spoken to me so... The end of that will I want... This is the power of poetry... thanks... congrats... dr, riza (Report) Reply

  • Howard 'the motivational poet' Simon (8/3/2018 8:08:00 PM)


    It reads even better the second time! Well done my friend! (Report) Reply

    Sylvia Frances Chan (8/4/2018 12:28:00 AM)

    Ah, it reads better since you are accustomed to the way the poem goes, Howard. It´s always like that, strange eyes make us wise, just my humor, Howard. I thank you immensely having read the poem twice. Thank you for the compliment and your visit GBU.

  • Electric Lady (7/24/2018 11:06:00 AM)


    Hello. Thanks for your beautiful comments. I love your poem. You write with such passion. Cheers! ! (Report) Reply

    Sylvia Frances Chan (7/24/2018 4:13:00 PM)

    Thank you for your friendly visit. So satisfactory to know that you have estimated the poem to its value. GBU abundantly!

  • Howard 'the motivational poet' Simon (5/24/2018 11:30:00 PM)


    Swimming in the sea of romantic sadness is this creative and compelling composition. Well done my friend! (Report) Reply

    Sylvia Frances Chan (7/6/2018 12:49:00 AM)

    Thank you so much, Howard.I appreciate every word you say, since they are a true creative and cute response. GBU my friend.

  • Britte Ninad (5/15/2018 5:32:00 AM)


    Waiting is so painful which makes everyone so bitter that if expected person or something does not come in/on time then it seems all world is in cheating! ! (Report) Reply

    Sylvia Frances Chan (7/6/2018 12:54:00 AM)

    Exactly, Britte! You nailed the words, thank you so much for your ardent response. GBU!

  • Rose Marie Juan-austin (5/5/2018 11:06:00 PM)


    Spellbinding write. It conveys a feeling of pensive sadness in striking words.
    It depicted a strong and honest emotion that come from the Poet's heart.
    The last stanza is so moving.
    Beautifully crafted write.10
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    Sylvia Frances Chan (7/6/2018 1:29:00 AM)

    I am constantly touched by the way you respond with such careful and dearest attention, I am truly touched by the way you built up your comments and feedback. I am in an ultimate happy condition and mood having read these tremendous comments, Mrs. Juan-Austin. God's Blessings be Abundest upon thee.

  • Dr Dillip K Swain (1/23/2018 11:33:00 PM)


    I absolutely agree with you that a poet´s heart is oft changeable, not be uttered in precise algebraic limited technique but surely it’s motivated by the soft breezes that he comes across with while s/he or his/her poetic soul perceives throughout the four seasons, all the year and what all you perceive! It’s a very commendable piece of poetry that every reader should relish! A great poem! (Report) Reply

    Sylvia Frances Chan (2/17/2018 12:05:00 PM)

    Dear Poet, I am humbled and honored. I immensely thank you for your valuable feedback and comments and for your kindest compliments. Your words mean a very lot to me.

  • Dr Dillip K Swain (1/23/2018 11:32:00 PM)


    Let me quote some fascinating lines of your poem here, “my heart begins to speak and redeems/all the lies for the good truth, it seems/you've understood the conditions/also every awful regulation”…touching expression! (cont….) (Report) Reply

    Sylvia Frances Chan (2/17/2018 12:07:00 PM)

    I am very much touched that you read the poem as it should be read! Your comments are a very pleasant read for me, thank you so much!

  • Lyn Paul (1/17/2018 7:52:00 PM)


    Captivating and a brief and exciting story filled with emotion. (Report) Reply

    Sylvia Frances Chan (2/17/2018 12:08:00 PM)

    Thank you so much for your kindest compliments.

  • (12/1/2017 3:42:00 AM)


    So heart-wrenching! And yet, so beautiful! Such strong emotion and finely crafted words! Excellent write, Sylvia! (Report) Reply

    Sylvia Frances Chan (2/17/2018 12:09:00 PM)

    Thank you immensely, Richard, for your valuable comments! Uplifts me again!

  • Chinedu Dike (11/7/2017 11:21:00 AM)


    Beautiful poem embellished in poetic rhyme and rhythm. A well drafted and nicely composed piece. Thanks for sharing Sylvia. (Report) Reply

    Sylvia Frances Chan (11/17/2017 1:49:00 PM)

    Thank you for your kindest response, feedback and meaningful compliment. This means much to me. You´re most welcome, Chinedu.Thank you for dropping in at my poem site.

  • Elena Sandu (7/1/2017 10:16:00 PM)


    How true, I think it takes energy, power and strong heart to love. Am sending a few bits of love all weak hearts including one who helped you create this gorgeous poem, and a ton of love to you my dearest friend! (Report) Reply

    Sylvia Frances Chan (11/17/2017 2:22:00 PM)

    Thank you so much dear Elena, and of course I will send your few bits of love to the person you mentioned, but most of all first your ton of love to your dearest friend, me, ah! . I am very glad to see you here at my poem site. Thank you so much from my being for your lovely compliments, my dearest friend. And I am truly happy to meet you here again, thank YOU from the deepest of my heart, my dearest poetess. Till later, see you alligator! My smiles and love for you, lovely friend

  • Pintu Mahakul (6/8/2017 2:26:00 AM)


    I was shocked, prayed to God above. Where had you gone? I had been waiting for your coming. My aspirations were almost locked and my ratio was blocked. I was under deep shock. An attack on mental part diverted attention and I felt this provoked thought. That time has passed away. Now heart starts to beat with much care. This speaks to redeem from lies and to take towards truth. In cold night dearer has not appeared but warm poetry of wisdom has almost appeared. Very well crafted poem is shared here.10 (Report) Reply

    Sylvia Frances Chan (2/17/2018 12:13:00 PM)

    Thank you so much for your true and honest comments, Dr. Pintu Mahakul. Your words do flatter me, and I am touched very much. You are oft so diplomatique, thank you for your valuable feedback.

  • Dr.tony Brahmin (5/2/2017 6:04:00 AM)


    deepest shocked, my ratio blocked,
    my aspirations almost locked
    an attack on my mental part........ i had been waiting for u...... beautiful examination of relationship and its impressions on a poetic mind........ thank you dear poetess. tony
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    Sylvia Frances Chan (5/3/2017 5:15:00 AM)

    You are an honest person who has responded a truest reaction. Your words say all. Thank you, Dr. Tony Brahmin!

  • Rajnish Manga (5/2/2017 3:41:00 AM)


    Not only an observation but a thoughtful analysis and deeper examination of relationship gone awry. Thanks for sharing a wonderful poem. Thanks.
    where were you, my love
    gone I was shocked, prayed to God above
    you have.... always a very weak heart
    (Report) Reply

    Sylvia Frances Chan (5/3/2017 5:23:00 AM)

    SO SORRY, I POSTED MY RESPONSE HERE, as reply to your PRECIOUS COMMENT, BUT MY RESPONSE FOR YOU IS NOWHERE TO FIND. That for Dr. Toby Brahmin it dis APPEAR. That was WHY I have not commented for a very long time. This PH is very slow and it is not functioning constantly.

    Sylvia Frances Chan (5/3/2017 5:20:00 AM)

    Thank YOU, dear Poet, I am humbly touched and most honored. I thank God and YOU who came here to leave these precious words. God's Blessings are greatest and be upon you with great Abundance. With very best wishes, Sylvia FC

  • (12/29/2011 3:40:00 PM)


    It is a poetic awakening. You suggest that it's time to stop waiting for a false happiness to come galloping over the next horizon. You need more explanations now, knowing that there aren't always fairy tale endings. A sense of serenity is born of acceptance.Wonderful poem. (Report) Reply

    Sylvia Frances Chan (5/3/2017 5:29:00 AM)

    This is a very awesome comment, dear, thank you so much for having time to drop in here, I appreciate this most. GBU.

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, December 15, 2011

Poem Edited: Thursday, May 4, 2017


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