Tuesday, December 31, 2002

Neutral Tones

Rating: 3.4
WE stood by a pond that winter day,
And the sun was white, as though chidden of God,
And a few leaves lay on the starving sod,
--They had fallen from an ash, and were gray.

Your eyes on me were as eyes that rove
Over tedious riddles solved years ago;
And some words played between us to and fro--
On which lost the more by our love.

The smile on your mouth was the deadest thing
Alive enough to have strength to die;
And a grin of bitterness swept thereby
Like an ominous bird a-wing....

Since then, keen lessons that love deceives,
And wrings with wrong, have shaped to me
Your face, and the God-curst sun, and a tree,
And a pond edged with grayish leaves.
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Morgzs mum 30 January 2019
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Sam Roberts 01 May 2018
This poem could be written better but I enjoyed reading this
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Ethan Salter 01 May 2018
this is a very interesting poem, the entire dying relationship is handled well here
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raven 01 May 2018
Please write this a bit better.
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Edward Coleman 03 August 2010
Neutral Tones encapsulates my feelings of a dying (dead?) relationship. My god this is a beautiful poem!
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