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Melissa C. Rives

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Her Lament
by Melissa C. Rives

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What will the winds decide to blow
upon the brow of sorrows laden?
Will a night of shadows sword
be once more thrust upon this maiden?

In whose heart is carved a name
once written by her lover’s pen…
To which bares only room for one
a bitter loss to other men.

Once smiles danced upon her face
angelic as a field of flowers…
Now the lines seem to embrace
her tears that fall through lonely hours.

Restless for the touch of he
her passion builds within her frame…
Consumed as moments in a dream
that ever stokes this dying flame.

These memories caught from tangled past
have haunted her through every age…
Thus it is hope of future days
that so inspires her pen to page.

To write for him of love and loss
while all these feelings linger still…
For it’s the wounds of broken hearts
that leaves the scars that never heal.



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Reviewed by Rodney Bohen
Melissa,
I sometimes am led to share, that layers unfolding are what present power in beauty born of words, yet you I feel know this already! I applaud you on your depth which awes me sincerely! I see my friend Malachy looks in on you, that is grnad! I need not bring you to his attention then as I had so intended. His looking in on your work I would consider an honor indeed! For his eye be as keen and honed as his words of pen be as well! Melissa, your words sown in utter elegance and eloquence indeed do paint your heart as well! Of this I have no doubt! So I salute both the words so fair, as well as the heart so fair that spawned them. I retreat in bow sweeping and low...
Sincerely
Rodney Evan Bohen


Thus it is hope of future days
that so inspires her pen to page.

For it’s the wounds of broken hearts
that leaves the scars that never heal.
Reviewed by Katy Walsvik
Like a mindreader.. you reach down and spray the screen with the kind of honesty and utterly splendid pain here.. I hear myself gasp after reading you.. a gasp of sheer wonder at your talent to move me. This is simply amazing! katy.
Reviewed by Tinka Boukes
softly beautiful!!!
Reviewed by Birdie
Astonishing write Encore .........Encore !!!!
Reviewed by Malachy MacFarlane (Reader)
I especially loved the 4th and 5th stanzas but as usual the whole piece is great! Mal.
Reviewed by Retta (Reindeer) Mckenzie
This was so softly beautiful, what a wonderful poem you have written here,

Reindeer
Reviewed by Retta (Reindeer) Mckenzie
Every word contributes to the sorrow that is felt in this poem, leaving scars where none should exist. Excellent
Reviewed by Jimmy Holder
WoW - Outstanding! Bravo is right!
Reviewed by *********** ********** (Reader)
Really stunning Melissa...You never let me down....You make me green!!! ;)

Ty, Dani
Reviewed by William Bonilla
A wonderful piece of excellent poetry

William
Reviewed by Jack Roberts
Beautiful!!
Jack
Reviewed by Trish - The Trickster
This is perfection. Beautiful.
Reviewed by Lady Peg (Reader)
Melissa,
Spoke my thoughts and heart so well
"To write for him of love and loss
while all these feelings linger still…
For it’s the wounds of broken hearts
that leaves the scars that never heal."
Beautiful
Peg
Reviewed by Marilyn Seray
Such a beautiful poem!
Reviewed by Floria Kelderhouse (Reader)
Melissa this is gorgeous and oh those last two lines are so beautiful...lovely work again..floria
Reviewed by E T Waldron
another one who agrees with E;-)I've never known you to write other than superb!
Reviewed by Ron (sketchman) Axelson
I agree with ~E~
Have a great day too........
Reviewed by Elizabeth Taylor (Reader)
Mercy ! This is a superb work, Melissa. Flows beautifully and I love the rhythm of it. Bravo.
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