Yvonne Rautenbach

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Words - Poem by Yvonne Rautenbach

Some things are said without saying
But sadly a few never said
A word which is painful in coming
Can get lost in the thoughts of your head.
Just when the need is the greatest
And all of your feelings so deep
A wave rushes over and drowns them
They wander like ghosts in your sleep.
Somehow the sands of our lifetimes
Can mount as a towering dyke
and all we can hear though the render
Is muttering into the night
Will you speak clear in daylight and tell me
Can I get over this wall?
Are you catching my words as I aim them
Or are you not listening at all?

Comments about Words by Yvonne Rautenbach

  • (8/14/2012 10:54:00 AM)

    Strong poem with a fine extended metaphor (Report) Reply

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  • (8/14/2012 9:17:00 AM)

    I like this! Nice use of metaphors. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, August 14, 2012

Poem Edited: Tuesday, August 14, 2012

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