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Haunting Refrains


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Sorted by heart and memory

Interlaced threads of history.

Stashed away deep, most solemnly

No longer allowed a part of me.

 

Balanced and weighed against my heart

Treasuring joyful, as forlorn departs.

A chosen few always remain

Haunting with their saddest refrains.

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Aleksandra

fader you are catching the sound of poetry so well. I love how this sounds. The expressions are so alive and deep.

 

Thank you so much for sharing my friend.

 

Aleksandra

The poet is a liar who always speaks the truth - Jean Cocteau

History of Macedonia

 

 

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goldenlangur

Hi fader,

 

 

Your beautifully worded poem has a sense of emerging from the dark ("forlorn departs") into a more peaceful, perhaps reconciled moment:

 

"sorted by heart and memory

interlaced threads of history"

 

 

is a fabulous opening!

 

You convey a catharsis-like coming to terms with the pain of the past and I love the way you close the poem with a sense that you still treasure the memories and moments, despite their "saddest refrain" .

 

 

 

Thank you,

 

 

goldenlangur

goldenlangur

 

 

Even a single enemy is too many and a thousand friends too few - Bhutanese saying.

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"Forlorn departs," but A chosen few always remain/Haunting with their saddest refrains. The title drew me in.

 

Tony

Here is a link to an index of my works on this site: tonyv's Member Archive topic

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