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  Grief
by P J Lewis
Thursday, September 11, 2003
Rated "G" by the Author.

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Grief

Merciless sunlight, 
sharp as glass,
Strikes tear reddened eyes,
with arrows of pain

Hopes and dreams
Lie in the dust,
Moldering away,
Devoid of lust.

Shadows creep close,
Silently shrouding
Beauty is lost, obscured
By somber light

Desolation of spirit,
Helpless victim.
Left to your solitary vigil,
By the Thief of life.



 

 


Patsy Lewis


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Reviewed by Frances Seymour 6/10/2011
Oh how I can relate to these words! Well done! Blessings...Frances
Reviewed by MaryGrace Patterson 1/31/2009
This poem touches the soul with its intensity . The words capture grief and encapsulate the feelings !.....M
Reviewed by Lois Christensen 7/21/2008
We must all grieve as we must. Noone can hurry grief along. Each individual grieves differently and no set amount of time for grief. But it does rob you of much in life, and brings desolation to the dreams you once had in the way to live your life with that person. I do think you have expressed grief very well, but had to tell my points on it too. LOL Lois
Reviewed by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado 4/10/2007
Very well done poem, Patsy, glad I ran across this! You capture the tangle of emotions of grief perfectly!

(((HUGS))) and much love, your friend in Tx., Karen Lynn. :(
Reviewed by Mark Mahoney 3/25/2006
very descriptive for such hard subject to share, well done...Mark
Reviewed by Phyllis Du'Gas 12/31/2005
You are simply awesome. Thanks for this one!
Reviewed by Richard Christopher Suarez 7/23/2005

Death of the physical body is birth of the Spiritual body.
well done.
I shall return to read more.
peace and life',
Rich Criso Suarez
Reviewed by Ernest Gwagwa (Reader) 6/11/2005
Very sombre and illustrative of the mystery of death .It makes me realise the mortality of my body and how I should invest more in my spirit.The crispness of the poem and economy with words shows your mastery in choosing the right words to express yourself.

Arthur Ernest Gwagwa
Reviewed by Sherry Gibson 3/11/2005
Patsy,
Your words captured the true essence of grief. So very well written. A pleasure to find yur work and have the opportunity to read this today.

Sherry
Reviewed by Michelle Mills 2/6/2005
Very sharp edged, well described emotions...
Reviewed by Silke Lance, Dr. Ph (Reader) 12/9/2004
Oh...I can relate to this...

Very well written.
Reviewed by Kate Clifford 10/18/2004
Great descriptions of this type of emotion. Thanks for inviting me to drop in :-)
Reviewed by George Carroll 6/6/2004
A sad poem vividly portrayed
Reviewed by James Daniels 4/29/2004
I must agree, this was a ver nice poem, keep up the great work, it was well written.

JAMES L. DANIELS
Reviewed by A Serviceable Villain 4/27/2004
'Good' "Grief" - what a well-penned poem - enjoyed your write!
Reviewed by Jim Dunlap 1/30/2004
Unfortunately, grief can steal away not only happiness but hope as well. All too true, what you have said.
Reviewed by Ashraf Goreja (Reader) 1/9/2004
Quite nice indeed. Well written poem.

Greetings.

www.GorejaMuseum.com
Reviewed by Julie Donner Andersen 10/23/2003
Ho-LEE, girl! You sure can describe this painful emotion with brilliantly descriptive verse! I'm your new fan. :)

Jules :)
Reviewed by Dolores Dawes 9/26/2003
Well written Patsy! Your description of "Grief" was very vivid to the imagination. I think you captured the essence of "Grief!"
Reviewed by ya mama (Reader) 9/11/2003
well done

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