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It is with sadness in which I view the coming to the ends

whereas the masses of mourners have gathered unto themselves.

Filled with their false hopes and bitters dream

from which they shall always contend.


The time is at hand and it cares not for those who in hope had dwelled.

for it is as the blowing sand, and the drifting, crying wind,

where hope falters in its own shadow,

and man must come to his own end.


 It is of this sight, which greatly saddens my heart,

As I see the people come, and I see the people go,

Leaving…departing…embarking on a new journeys woe,

Traversing it all, with sorrowful hope failing,

empty of life, replete with visible souls wailings.


Sad, Oh so sad…am I….

as I reach out with my grasping hand,

Chancing against chance in a stealing sky

hoping only to touch the fleeting soul of man.


Per chance I tried…


J. Allen Wilson © 2005


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Reviewed by jude forese 1/28/2005
but you have succeeded ... as a poet, your are very in tune with the emptiness of human existence and for that you are so much richer ...

excellent poem ...
Reviewed by Judy Lloyd (Reader) 1/28/2005
Now this one bears rereading again.
Reviewed by Ed Matlack 1/28/2005
AH, Al, as always the harbinger or is that hamburger of our future demise...but truer words were never spoken...Ed
Reviewed by Mr. Ed 1/28/2005
Truly sad, indeed, but sometimes trying is about all we can do.
Reviewed by Janet Parker 1/28/2005
You have written such beauty in sadness that has no end. A powerful warning at the end, as Eileen said, "be prepared."
Reviewed by Sandie Angel 1/28/2005
Heartfelt and touching...

Sandie Angel a.k.a. Sandie May Angel :o)
Reviewed by E T Waldron 1/27/2005
That is the most anyone can do Allen, try and hope to
succeed once in awhile. Splendid poem as always. It
grips the senses and says " be prepared"...

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