Parray Shahid


I stay bereaved
By a past so indelible,
Knowing no single interstice to escape,
To guide a soul out of misery;
That surrounds me like a savage tempest
Locking every other door that exists;
Deafening every single voice that arises
From the conscience of intimate shadows;
That shall not leave me
Betrayed, forsaken
Single, against the whole…

Topic(s) of this poem: lost, saddened, bereavement

Poem Submitted: Saturday, December 31, 2016
Poem Edited: Monday, March 20, 2017

Form: Lyric

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  • Edward Kofi LouisEdward Kofi Louis (12/31/2016 4:37:00 AM)

    Forsaken! Thanks for sharing this poem with us.

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