Kelly Vinal

Rookie (1967- / Homestead, Florida)

Despair - Poem by Kelly Vinal

Move away - from me, the form
Is parabolic in isolation, I’ll vet
The consequence and despair, despair
Will serve my hunger –
- Later -
And I’ll wait, wait for something,
Something greater -
Wait and I’ll wait
And I will have no pride -
The clouds will cast their twisted shadows
Over silver stallions that we ride.
The move away from - the publicans, the executors;
The prophets of destruction - shall we
Raise our crystal glasses, shall we
Utter bitter curses - curses
On the pain.
I’ll wipe away the tears - I’ll brush aside her hair;
It rains in these – this paradise -
A torrent of despair.

Comments about Despair by Kelly Vinal

  • (4/16/2007 7:44:00 AM)

    I can feel the despair in this piece, yet a powerful resolve to overcome it! Wonderfully written. Blessings. Sheila (Report)Reply

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  • (8/21/2006 6:44:00 PM)

    That poem was really good, it made me think.
    Keep writing and keep cool,
    smiles N hugs, Willow: -)

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  • (8/21/2006 7:12:00 AM)

    The poem is so metaphysical and deep, agains't all diabolic nature, indeed the poem can wash creation's by negation and despair.maxim muyu. (Report)Reply

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  • (2/24/2005 2:47:00 PM)

    I liked the last line best. It saved it. (Report)Reply

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  • (12/5/2004 6:37:00 PM)

    Very good indeed: -) (Report)Reply

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  • (12/3/2004 6:30:00 AM)

    No doubt about it, you are good.

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Poem Submitted: Friday, December 3, 2004

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