Viola Grey

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Echoes Of The Past - Poem by Viola Grey

Summer-sun kisses cover naked feet,
but fail to warm my soul.
Time floods memories into the walls
of my unforgiving mind.
Where did he go?

This is why I refuse to surrender to forever.
This pain is the only future.
Every day is maddenly the same,
each footstep follows another dull heartbeat
into echoes of the past.

8/3/09


Comments about Echoes Of The Past by Viola Grey

  • (3/15/2009 11:59:00 PM)

    each footstep follows another dull heartbeat
    into echoes of the past.


    could have enchained
    the retreating feet
    could have pierced into threshold
    the steely guilt of having loved once
    so deeply so dearly
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  • (3/11/2009 6:25:00 AM)

    What exquisite images. Naked feet and sun kisses but fail to warm my soul. A wistful creative piece of writing Viola. Karin Anderson (Report)Reply

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  • (3/8/2009 7:08:00 PM)

    Powerful and emotional and very good (Report)Reply

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  • (3/8/2009 3:10:00 AM)

    In time the sun will reach the soul and in turn will feed that lovely heart of yours 10 Chris (Report)Reply

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  • Fay Slimm (3/8/2009 1:24:00 AM)

    A sad first line sets the scene with potent imagery - Viola this piece really touches the heart - - hoping time will not only 'flood memory's walls' with dark but will bring back light times too....... Big hig and big 10 from Fay....xx (Report)Reply

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  • (3/8/2009 1:02:00 AM)

    This makes a beautiful read Viola...so many images come to mind...10++ (Report)Reply

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  • Tango (3/8/2009 12:15:00 AM)

    Memories how sweet they are, but as time passes they seem to fade away.
    Tango.
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  • (3/7/2009 11:54:00 PM)

    Poignant and sad, but well penned, especially first line. Liked it. Jim (Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Saturday, March 7, 2009



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