David Blake

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Afterglow - Poem by David Blake

Answers, in the form of fire
tempered with desire,
leading me to places I
know I never should have
gone. In the half light of a
morning met with the regrets
and fears, I pretend not to see
how far I have fallen from
where I had began. Believing that
the past might someday be
undone I live on unaware that
all my dreams will soon forever
be undone.


Comments about Afterglow by David Blake

  • Seema Jayaraman (9/19/2015 1:43:00 PM)

    touched by the beautiful depiction of fears that we carry inside, the life goals we set and how we go astray... (Report)Reply

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  • David Wood (9/19/2015 11:07:00 AM)

    Nice subject matter, try writing it as an ottava rima poem, it would look good. (Google ottava rima) . Good ink. (Report)Reply

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  • Maria Justa Polotan (9/19/2015 7:43:00 AM)

    Thank you for this poem. (Report)Reply

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  • Maria Justa Polotan (9/19/2015 7:39:00 AM)

    Thank you for posting this. (Report)Reply

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  • (2/21/2008 8:17:00 PM)

    Hope you are tempered with desire to keep writing (Report)Reply

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  • (1/17/2008 11:23:00 PM)

    This is fine work, you say everything you need, and it flows really well. (Report)Reply

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  • (1/17/2008 10:45:00 PM)

    Good writing, different style/keep writing and thank you. (Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, January 17, 2008

Poem Edited: Friday, November 20, 2009


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