Dan Brown

Rookie - 62 Points (20.02.1988 / Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, UK)

Hurt Heart Healed - Poem by Dan Brown

A war of love, a war I lost,
The stakes were high, my soul it cost.
Lamed, maimed and ripped apart,
A defenceless casualty, was my heart.

Now though, like a lamb, it is born,
And of it’s fleece of misery it is shorn.
It is granted wings so it may flutter again,
We expected this happening, but didn’t know when.

An Army of Pain marched through the whole of me,
Splitting it into parts of three.
Aching heart, soul and mind,
I see now that love was blind.

A loving hand reached down into Hell,
Stroked the cracks and made all well.
It lifted me high, from Hell to the stars,
From the Devil’s clutches to the moons of Mars.

Chattering machine guns fire rounds of hurt,
Catch me by surprise, push me down in the dirt.
But then I rise up, like a phoenix from flames,
Tired of playing these stricken war games.

My heart bleeds it’s lonely blood,
On Romance‘s battlefield, alone it stood.
Seemed like forever, but the Cavalry came.
In love again, and there is no shame.

Dying slowly, giving up fast.
In love again, but this will last.
Weakened and broken and torn apart,
But here it is, I offer my heart.


Comments about Hurt Heart Healed by Dan Brown

  • (2/21/2006 10:07:00 AM)


    i'm still trying to heal my shattered heart, this gives me a little hope that people do survive this intence agony. xxx (Report) Reply

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  • (1/16/2006 10:28:00 PM)


    A bit dangerous, no? ...being hurt by love, and falling into again saying that 'this time it will last? ' Love always lasts, but that means the pain lasts, too. Don't be so confident you won't get hurt. Just learn from the past and be able to deal with it. Sorry to be a skeptic. But high joys, especially after being lifted up, have higher downfalls. If you hide from the fact that something (or someone) you love may cause you pain, it will hurt more when it does. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, January 4, 2006



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