Rory Hudson

Adelaide, Australia
Rory Hudson
Adelaide, Australia

Along The Path

Rating: 4.8
I wish I could have eased your pain
as once we walked along the path
that led along a grassy ridge
and round the hill, and back again.

Beseeching what I could not give
you turned your pale face up to mine;
your eyes were moist with fading dreams
that you might hope, that you might live.

The path is now all overgrown
that years ago we used to tread,
and others walk it now, like us,
with dreams they cannot call their own.

The wind blows coldly through the night
and drowns the songs you might have sung
to ease the darkness in your heart
until the early morning light.

And I wish that you could ease my pain
as in my dreams I tread the path
that vanishes in wilderness
and never will come back again.
Friday, February 27, 2009
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COMMENTS
Yelena M. 15 July 2009
So wonderfully written and moving poem..I agree with Lillian on rhyme and rhythm it posseses. Thanks for sharing. A.
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Lillian Thomas 02 May 2009
this is quite an astonishingly moving poem! The rhyme and rhythm are not forced. They fit the mood perfectly. Your word choices also match the mood and meaning. Very well done!
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sky dreams 17 April 2009
this is a beautiful poem.. 'your eyes were moist with fading dreams' i absolutely love that line 10
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Londiwe Buthelezi 24 March 2009
this is so beautiful. i love romance books and this is just like reading one of them(just much shorter) ...
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Kranthi Pothineni 27 February 2009
Very pleasant and beautiful poem...along with a systematic structure...nice one
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Myrtle Thomas 27 February 2009
Awe so much to think about! i have been there too at a place in bygone days.life is full of memories for us all.Thanks for sharing
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