Page: Profile: Poetry
||Total Views: 10,616,705
VxPoem ID: 22198
Posted: June 5th. 2006 12:59:56 PM
Age Group: Adult
Dig the shovel nice and deep
Wake the dead from their sleep
In this graveyard of lost souls
Damaged, broken, and unwhole
Tried to make the pieces fit
Downed the bottle, took a hit
Some found pain in loves embrace
Hope then dead and laid to waste
One’s whose neck was bound by noose
And never knew to cut it loose
Tangled with the ties that bind
Hurtful, cruel and most unkind
Pretty scars on little wrists
Beaten down by guilty fists
Held the hand up to the flame
Remind the flesh of private pain
Some gave all but not enough
Words were smooth but hands were rough
Deception lurked in every eye
Withheld the truth and told the lie
Anger was but fear unveiled
Innocence lost and peace derailed
A maelstrom of misery
Turned the lock and lost the key
In the darkness no one saw
Always drew the shortest straw
And accustomed to their loss became
A bitter pill swallowed with shame
Time to lay the shovel down
From my head remove the crown
For in these corpses what I see
Is I am them, and they are me
Author's Notes: Please do not copy or reproduce this work without express consent of the author~Shawnee Kircher~2006
Author's Location: Land O' Lakes, Florida
More Poems: Shawnee has posted 49 additional poems- View them?
Author's Profile: To learn more about Shawnee - Click HERE
Contact Me Via Email...
Email Invites Note: No, I have not opted to receive Pagan Invites! Please don't send me anonymous invites to groups, sales and events.
Disclaimer: The Witches' Voice inc does not verify the accuracy of the details stated in this listing, nor do we vouch for the value of the goods or services presented here... As with all contacts and financial dealings in cyberspace, we encourage you to use caution and wisdom in your dealings with strangers.
Political Statements: Any and all personal political opinions expressed in the public listing sections (including, but not restricted to, personals, events, groups, shops, Wren's Nest, etc.) are solely those of the author(s) and do not reflect the opinion of The Witches' Voice, Inc. TWV is a non-profit, non-partisan educational organization.
State/Country flags created by 3dflags.com and are used with permission
Web Site Content (including: text - graphics - html - look & feel)
Copyright 1997-2014 The Witches' Voice Inc. All rights reserved
Note: Authors & Artists retain the copyright for their work(s) on this website.
Unauthorized reproduction without prior permission is a violation of copyright laws.
Website structure, evolution and php coding by Fritz Jung on a Macintosh G5.
Any and all personal political opinions expressed in the public listing sections (including, but not restricted to, personals, events, groups, shops, Wrenâ€™s Nest, etc.) are solely those of the author(s) and do not reflect the opinion of The Witchesâ€™ Voice, Inc. TWV is a nonprofit, nonpartisan educational organization.
Sponsorship: Visit the Witches' Voice Sponsor Page for info on how you
can help support this Community Resource. Donations ARE Tax Deductible.
The Witches' Voice carries a 501(c)(3) certificate and a Federal Tax ID.
Mail Us: The Witches' Voice Inc., P.O. Box 341018, Tampa, Florida 33694-1018 U.S.A.