Charles M Moore

Rookie - 377 Points (1953 june / Glasgow Scotland.)

What A View. - Poem by Charles M Moore

I know it all started but don't know quite when
the celluloid memorys fade in the frame
when suddenly pictures return to my brain
from the blue

When I first met you my heart gave a sigh
I lost all my fear and regained desire
my body gave in with the blink of an eye
just to meet you

The waves hammered out from the edge of the shore
he's rushing to fast to pry open the door
he's broken the bars and preventional scars
only love knew

My spine straightened out like a young willow tree
the weight of the world had been lifted from me
you said that you were just waiting for me
was it true?

The years have gone fast and the sands ebbed away
like the feelings we had when we met that first day
you no longer need me and no longer say
me and you

I walk in the desert my shadow and I
with loves irritation like sand in my eye
the vultures hold council stand idily by
for some news

The road wasn't pleasant but troubled and long
my mind fell apart and my muscle had gone
the riders of death at my heels singing songs
of my youth

But I'm not bitter I made my own way
I climbed all the summits and sometimes I played
stood high on the mountain gazed out and I prayed
what a view.

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  • Patricia Gale (4/13/2008 8:46:00 PM)

    No regrets..... well done Charlie (Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Sunday, April 6, 2008

Poem Edited: Sunday, April 6, 2008

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