Eric Cockrell

It Is Finished! - Poem by Eric Cockrell

i've been to the place
where dead men weep.
where spirits go
that cannot sleep.
where near is far
and far is deep...
and i kept the silence!

i've tasted the wine
of human blood.
known the flower
still in bud.
danced in the moonlight,
bathed in the mud...
and kissed the fertile wind!

i've cried the tears
of oppressed and broken.
tended the fires
well past smoking.
kept the faith
past point of hoping...
now words have failed!

i've born the cross
God dared not deem.
slept with the wolves,
heard unborn screams.
touched angel's wings
in human dreams...
washed the feet of the unwanted!

'it is finished'!

Comments about It Is Finished! by Eric Cockrell

  • (5/30/2012 5:43:00 PM)

    With your amazing and beautiful mind and soul Eric I don't believe it's finished, only just begun!
    Wonderful poem.
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  • (5/29/2012 2:22:00 PM)

    Really like it, a beautiful flowing poem, I really love how it flows. (Report) Reply

  • Valerie Dohren (5/29/2012 12:02:00 PM)

    Nice one Eric - beautifully written and with much depth. (Report) Reply

  • (5/29/2012 11:47:00 AM)

    A great poem! A marvelous wandering through your beautiful humane imaginative spirit.A lovely poem.Thank you very much (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Monday, May 28, 2012

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