Steven Federle

Freshman - 605 Points (1951 / Cincinnati Ohio)

Caught In The Web - Poem by Steven Federle

Caught in the web
I cannot move.

Memory
strains for depleted days
like thunder raging
in distant valleys.

I recall the squalls
that shattered my sky,
the rain that poured spite
and held me in its
violent thrall.

Yet
I may not flee
to what still may be
though intently I peer into
fading western air
to find some sign
of tomorrow’s beauty
or fear.

Thus Hope
wavers and fails
like a pithy stalk
in a ceaseless gale.

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  • (6/29/2011 6:24:00 PM)

    Great poem! I really like how vivid the picture is! The fourth block is my favorite. It can mean so many different things to whom ever reads it.10!

    Please read a few of my poems and let me know what you think.
    I thank you in advance!
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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, June 29, 2011

Poem Edited: Thursday, June 30, 2011


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