Robert Murray Smith

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Forgiveness - Poem by Robert Murray Smith

The past masks a hurt so strong.
From whence it came is bold, present.
Your visage appears like a beautiful bird in song.
Yet, no dust storm could so envelop my presence.
No storm would rain down so long.
Hope, an eternal summer day, becomes florescent.
That thought lasts an instant, an era bygone.
To banish, accept that hurt, is my sentence.
Torment prevails over a winter long.
A mist lifts from the dark clouds present.
Bright light, my darkness is not prolonged.
So hard to continue this black winter, in essence.
Fight, lift this mood, shoot for the stars, be strong.
Reason prevails all is forgiven, a remitted sentence.

Topic(s) of this poem: forgiveness, poem

Form: Sonnet


Comments about Forgiveness by Robert Murray Smith

  • (6/24/2017 11:44:00 PM)


    This is a classic poem of yours. (Report) Reply

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  • (2/24/2017 7:29:00 AM)


    Foregiveness, the past is a heavy burden in the present. Beautifully evocative written in sonnet form. The resolution at the end is beautiful. (Report) Reply

  • (1/21/2017 7:49:00 PM)

    Forgiveness
    Very deep feelings encircled by some poignant and unforgettable images as past and present hurt come together in
    an unforgettably beautiful and tender poem leading to Forgiveness
    Excellent, indeed!
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Poem Submitted: Saturday, January 21, 2017

Poem Edited: Monday, January 23, 2017


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