Dorothy (Alves) Holmes

Gold Star - 7,163 Points (Baltimore, Maryland)

I Sing A Sad Song - Poem by Dorothy (Alves) Holmes

I sing a sad song for the cold, lonely
Moments no one will admit to aloud.

I sing a sad song for all of the broken
Promises,
Wrought by circumstances beyond
Anyone's control.

I sing a sad song for the faces pressing
Against the window panes in longing.

I sing a sad song for wild anticipation
Of days that never come.

I sing a sad song for the telephone
That never rings enough.

I sing a sad song for dreams woven of
Hopeless illusions.

I sing a sad song for all of those who
Waste time, singing sad songs!


Comments about I Sing A Sad Song by Dorothy (Alves) Holmes

  • Jr Cuyam (8/2/2017 8:11:00 PM)

    I sing a sad song for those who wait time singing sad songs. beautifully penned. (Report)Reply

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  • Advija Hrustic (10/9/2015 1:35:00 AM)

    This is beautiful. Only sad heart can understand. (Report)Reply

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  • Ovi Odiete (9/29/2015 6:06:00 AM)

    this is a beauytifuol tragic and comic poem..
    All in one poem...
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  • Liza Sudina (9/22/2015 11:55:00 PM)

    Good end! humoristic indeed! thank you, singer! (Report)Reply

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  • Howard The Motivational Poet Simon (5/8/2015 9:57:00 AM)

    A compelling and creative composition that is loaded with loneliness! (Report)Reply

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  • Lyn Paul (5/1/2015 8:45:00 AM)

    A... Mazing. Simply adore these words Dorothy. And would loved to sing a sad song with you. As Elton says... Sad songs say so much... Though doesn't have to mean feeling sad.
    Just love your beautiful smile on your page and your heart that goes with it.
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  • (7/6/2008 9:23:00 PM)

    Sad songs....a waste of time...maybe...to some. But deep within Blues..or... perhaps Country music...(the saddest of sad songs) ...one may often discover the intensely satisfying melody! Excellent. (Report)Reply

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  • (6/25/2007 12:15:00 AM)

    all i can say is deep very deep (Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, March 13, 2007

Poem Edited: Tuesday, February 1, 2011


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