Join | Login  

     Popular! Books, Stories, Articles, Poetry
Where Authors and Readers come together!


Featured Authors:  Janet Caldwell, iShirley Houston, iRichard Rydon, iKaren Epp, iHenry Miranda, iRhoberta Shaler, iR. Glenn Brown, i

  Home > Action/Thriller > Poetry
Popular: Books, Stories, Articles, Poetry     

evan m horetsky

· Become a Fan
· Contact me
· Poetry
· Stories
· Messages
· 122 Titles
· 443 Reviews
· Save to My Library
· Share with Friends!
Member Since: Before 2003

evan m horetsky, click here to update your pages on AuthorsDen.

Featured Book
It's All About Her: A Man-to-Man's Guide to Marital Bliss
by Jim Hamilton

Delivered in a straightforward, witty, and thought-provoking style, Itís All About Her is designed to spur actions and insights that work in the real world. Some of HER s..  
BookAds by Silver
Gold and Platinum Members

Featured Book
How to Live the James Bond Lifestyle - The Complete Seminar
by Paul Kyriazi

The original seminar created in 1998. ..  
BookAds by Silver
Gold and Platinum Members

Popular Poetry (Action/Thriller)
  1.  Loss
  2.  The red ink flower tree
  3.  Body Quakes
  4.  Falling
  5.  True Friends
  6.  Inevitable
  7.  Have I told you I LOVE YOU today?
  8.  The Shredding Machine
  9.  Womanhood
  10.  Quandary
  11.  About Twenty Inches of Snow
  13.  Mud Pups
  14.  spiraling
  15.  He Took A Bath Once
  16.  Bubble Slaves
  17.  Funny limericks
  18.  Enchantment
  19.  Beringia

Virginia Tech is Never Far
by evan m horetsky
Sunday, July 08, 2007
Rated "G" by the Author.
Share   Print  Save   Become a Fan

Recent poems by evan m horetsky
•  Working Out a Cure
•  Chosen Words Resound
•  Wanted: A Good Girl
•  Knowledge Undiscovered
•  Find One Day a Pearl
           >> View all 121

Sometimes it ends right before you can say goodbye,
When the heart starts the healing of a sickness gone awry,
Maybe the slowest shot is truth, please comfort me with lies.

Sitting in solemn silence, come together today,
For every one of my brothers was born in Blacksburg, VA.

And to say honor and respect is to utter 32 names,
Helpless to the moment, afar still feeling friends maimed.

One thousand ways to bring them back. Can't.
Gone or passed on, they still hear the chants.

Of the Hokie Nation, sorrow through elation,
Hold me brother, I will not fight.

Embrace the thirty third; it could have been alright,
For even a hardened heart of madness, seeks potential light.

But in the windless shadows, one weeps without noise,
Only to explode in tears of crimson, muzzle fire his only voice.

A choice too hurried effectively buried the whole earth,
These gusts sweeping through the valley spread love, for all it is worth.

Find us wanting for you, lost souls alone together,
Cries from one campus rise above melding with others, alive forever.

The only life I feel now is from the Hokie at my side,
Not an open campus, for in only firm embrace do I reside.

And to prevail is to sail on the wings of those fallen,
For by their grace and surrender, do our hearts beat swollen.

Thirty three deaths ring out loud to countless lifetimes,
Find your own soul, so far I can hardly write mine.

Exactly where we want to be, is never where we are,
But Virginia Tech is where I am, where love is never far.

Want to review or comment on this poem?
Click here to login!

Need a FREE Reader Membership?
Click here for your Membership!

Authors alphabetically: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Featured Authors | New to AuthorsDen? | Add AuthorsDen to your Site
Share AD with your friends | Need Help? | About us

Problem with this page?   Report it to AuthorsDen
© AuthorsDen, Inc. All rights reserved.