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Lonely Spirit
by Elizabeth Melton Parsons
Tuesday, September 19, 2006
Rated "G" by the Author.
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Lonely Spirit

Alone I walk a world so dead_

Sins atonement forced to be.

Screaming words inside my head_

For torturous company.

Blackened hills to east and west_

Barren landscape all.

Lonely spirit walks abreast_

Waiting for my Masterís call.

No door to open wide upon_

No invitations issued forth.

Weary trudging on and on_

Cold wind blowing from the north.

Desolate peak of mountaintop_

Bones picked clean by buzzardís gore.

Lonely spirit here must stop_

Above the desert floor.

Curling into fetal shape_

Crying now beneath grey skies.

Ragged clothes around me drape_

No life here abides.

Master, hear my ardent pleas_

Remove me from this morbid place.

I beg for my release_

Have mercy for my lack of faith.


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Reviewed by Chuck Keller
You've expressed the subconscious conversation many have with their particular "Ruling Spirit"...

Those conversations continue to travel through space searching for a "listener" for eternity. You've captured one and placed it here for all to read. Thank you.
Reviewed by Poetess of The Soul Sheila G
This poem was so moving!
I felt the pull...
Sounds so much like the a poem I wrote recently too!
sounds like it's in the air
mine was on lack of faith and feeling whispers...
I like your style (glad I gravitated to you)
I will be back again, I started TRACking/Following your heart and soul!

BE Happy!
STay POsitive!
WArmly, WArrior Lady Sheeeoox

Reviewed by richard cederberg
Your emotional rivers run deep Elizabeth. Powerful write, heart rending almost!

Light and Wisdom ...
Reviewed by Regis Auffray
Compelling verses that reach the depth of the soul, Elizabeth. Thank you for sharing them. Love, peace, and strength to you,

Reviewed by Richard Orey
Elizabeth Melton Parsons-- How can anyone with such a beautiful, melodic name write verses with such feelings of unbearable aloneness, pleading for release?

You captured the agony of loneliness completely, Elizabeth. As a sensitive human soul, I want to rush to your side to comfort you, to assure you that things will be better, that things can and do change, that you do have a future filled with wonder and love.

Wow! You really get to me.
Strong imagery, powerful phrasing.
A great write, Elizabeth.
Now, for your next poem let's try Disneyland at night!

Love to you,
Reviewed by Morning Star
Bless you! That is one of the most wonderful things about writing can spill your heart out and sometimes it enables us to better cope with our "Loneliness and renew our spirit and strengthening our Faith
Don't walk alone any more the Master will hear your ardent pleas_in my opining take his Hand and walked with him
Great job..well written and A great message withing and
Stunning emotions and so very painful!!
Take Care Love And Peace To You Always..Morning star
Reviewed by Ken Chartrand
Hi! Friend!, Elizabeth, Hope this new day finds you well. I read your poem,"Lonely Spirit". These words describe sheer lonliness and a spirit that wants forgiveness (My opinion), Great work! . Keep it up.
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Reviewed by Elizabeth Price
Sad words for a sad spirit whose wanderings brought the spirit to the end. Liz
Reviewed by Elizabeth Taylor (Reader)
Your choice of words, and the rhythm established and the emotion is a joy to read.

Love it!

Reviewed by Gwen Dickerson
Splendid poetry, Elizabeth! "Lonely Spirit" is a descriptive gem! I'm glad I didn't miss this one!
Reviewed by Mr. Ed
Quite sad, but quite powerful, Elizabeth.
Reviewed by Peter Paton

Very painful and despairing....
We must never, ever give up Hope and Trust in the Source of All Good..
These little things....are sent to try us..


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