Valsa George


The Wait - Poem by Valsa George

The sun has long receded out from the sky,
Pallid gloom invades the wintry air,
Morbid silence hangs over,
Memory sleeps like hibernating toads.

The trees are bare with no leaves to array,
The Earth lies shielded in its icy crust,
There is stillness, the stillness of the grave,
Breaking it, a fox is heard howling afar.

Solitary lies he, in his battered shack,
With a run out lantern throwing pale light,
It burns sending spouts of fume,
Like the last breath of the dying soul.

He listens intent for advancing steps,
Of a long awaited friend, sure to come,
To deliver him of his baneful state,
To row him away across the frozen seas.


Comments about The Wait by Valsa George

  • Ahmed Gumaa Siddiek (10/12/2016 10:46:00 PM)


    Solitary lies he, in his battered shack,
    With a run out lantern throwing pale light,
    It burns sending spouts of fume,
    Like the last breath of the dying soul.
    New images. Very good description of moments of waiting situation.
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  • Bri Edwards (5/18/2016 3:20:00 PM)


    A mystery indeed! A fox. Who would be the friend? Not a chicken? !

    Entertaining.

    Bri :)
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  • Edward Kofi Louis (3/4/2016 9:17:00 AM)


    Advancing steps with the muse of hope. Nice work. (Report) Reply

  • Akhtar Jawad (8/3/2015 1:53:00 AM)


    A lovely descriptive write.......................... (Report) Reply

  • Akhtar Jawad (8/3/2015 1:43:00 AM)


    It's a wonderful write....................................... (Report) Reply

  • (11/29/2012 3:58:00 AM)


    A great expectation. Good write.Congrats... (Report) Reply

  • (9/6/2012 6:39:00 AM)


    Sharp images. Clear-cut message. I could place myself at the very setting. Good job Valsa. (Report) Reply

  • (5/12/2012 10:47:00 AM)


    A fantastic poem, like it. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Saturday, May 12, 2012



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