Scarlett Treat

Rookie - 39 Points (1941 / Jug Fork, Mississippi)

Shades Of Gray - Poem by Scarlett Treat

The silence closes around me.
I shiver.
You are gone,
And I am alone.
I am alone
In a vast gray world,
Because you took the color
With you.

Like a kitten,
I roll myself
Into a ball,
Shutting the grayness out,
Holding your warmth
To me
For a little while.

Comments about Shades Of Gray by Scarlett Treat

  • Melvina Germain (8/21/2006 9:40:00 AM)

    I feel the pain, nice one.-----Melvina (Report) Reply

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  • (7/5/2006 3:51:00 PM)

    I find this poem heartwrenching. I have felt that pain before... (Report) Reply

  • Charles M Moore (6/5/2006 9:26:00 PM)

    A beautiful picture tenderly written. (Report) Reply

  • Frank James Ryan Jr...fjr (6/1/2006 11:42:00 AM)

    Scarlett... well done...the MIND is a strong engine, yet paled in staits by the
    veneration of the HEART.....Tis a difficult effort to lay down ones Passion, and not walk away without threads of Yesterday still bound to them..NICE WRITE.....
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  • (5/25/2006 8:45:00 AM)

    Strong emotion here (Because you took the color With you) ... well-expressed. We find comfort where we can. The image of one rolling into a ball like a kitten, seeking warmth (comfort) - very effective. A moving write, dear heart. Love, Esther (Report) Reply

  • Ernestine Northover (5/24/2006 9:09:00 AM)

    This is very nicely written Scarlett, rejection is a very grey time. A pleasant read. Thanks. Love Ernestine XXX (Report) Reply

  • (5/23/2006 5:26:00 PM)

    You really are pulling at the heart-strings tonight Scarlett, another brilliant piece, I call it as I see it,
    This is fine poetry
    Love duncan X
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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, May 23, 2006

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