Willem VanVoorthuysen

Rookie (Nov.2,1916 / Dutch East Indies (Indonesia))

Sword Of Fate - Poem by Willem VanVoorthuysen

How razor sharp,
how inescapably fast,
the flashing sword of fate
when, finally it struck
to cut the life-long bond
between the two of us, forever...
Not fast enough, alas to kill
the ice-cold pain inside
that hit me when I realized
that our togetherness had
indeed become a dream,
our happiest moments
mere memories...


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Poem Submitted: Sunday, May 29, 2005

Poem Edited: Saturday, October 21, 2006


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