Hazel Durham

Falling - Poem by Hazel Durham

Love flutters like a bird taking flight,
Now your words sharpen the night,
With your commanding way,
We've lost the joy out of the day,

My mind is perplexed,
Like a song without a good tune,
Or a starless night,
With just the gleam of the solitary moon,

Reflecting my fears that I'm not in a love cocoon,
But a trap with no movement
For my heart and soul to grow,
Like an important letter never sent,

Can our love sink into an unbreakable bond,
Or have you thrown away what I stood for,
The meaning of a partnership is respect,
But I seem to be just the chief suspect,

You drill into me to do it your way,
The joy is gone running away from the day,
The trap has been set,
I'm caught between living and you,

The wise moon shines it's light,
As I try to regain my courage,
To fight for what is right,
Love is still a mystery,

Can I solve the puzzle that is you,
As all around me our love is falling
Like autumn leaves spread on the green grass.
Falling into an empty space,

Without your once smiling face.

Topic(s) of this poem: love and pain

Comments about Falling by Hazel Durham

  • Rajesh Thankappan (3/29/2015 3:09:00 AM)

    Each individual in any short of relationship should have his freedom and space. So it is very, very, important that we do not trample or encroach into it. A very beautiful poem on relationship. (Report) Reply

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  • Lyn Paul (3/20/2015 7:15:00 PM)

    Wow.... Can so feel these incredible words and the amazing comments presented by those who respect you so much. Just do not fall Hazel. x (Report) Reply

  • Valsa George (3/19/2015 6:30:00 AM)

    In a love relationship, what is important is mutual trust and respect! If one holds the rein always with him and rules over the other with an iron hand, the initial warmth can easily slip away to wrath! When two individuals of different tastes and temperaments are made to fuse together, there should be compromises....(sometimes painful) and also the willingness to accept and honour the other with all differences. The fissures and cracks that can possibly arise in a long standing partnership are so poignantly brought out! Indeed a great write Hazel! (Report) Reply

  • Kumarmani Mahakul (3/19/2015 12:24:00 AM)

    Bird is taking flight and love is fluttering. Wise moon is shining with beautiful imagery and calmness of love. Strong presentation of this poem amazes readers. Beautiful one definitely. (Report) Reply

  • (3/17/2015 1:43:00 PM)

    A sad tale, Hazel. Devoting your life to another individual can be such a gamble these days. In this poem I see a relationship/marriage that is being controlled. Hope it's not yours. Another fine poem with well chosen words and lines. Well done. (Report) Reply

  • Stephen Katona (3/16/2015 11:11:00 PM)

    A beautiful poem that captures the struggle and challenges that relationships so often pose. (Report) Reply

  • Akhtar Jawad (3/16/2015 12:26:00 PM)

    A lovely poem in Hazel Durham's beautiful style, a simple description, selection of glittering words and the lines flowing like the waves of a river. This is what a reader wants., , , , , , , , , ,10 (Report) Reply

  • Aftab Alam Khursheed (3/16/2015 11:25:00 AM)

    So beautiful Hazel very nice thank you (Report) Reply

  • Kumarmani Mahakul (3/16/2015 11:09:00 AM)

    Wise moon shines at all time to show calmness. It solves the problems now. Wonderful poem shared really. (Report) Reply

  • Sekharan Pookkat (3/16/2015 10:48:00 AM)

    Agony in words fallen like the autumn leaves
    And spreads in mind like the melting snow-
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Poem Submitted: Monday, March 16, 2015

Poem Edited: Monday, March 16, 2015

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