Page: Profile: Poetry
||Total Views: 14,737,712
VxPoem ID: 7529
Posted: November 18th. 2004 11:42:35 AM
by Alchemy & Ashes
Age Group: Adult
A choice to be so blind as to not see
What is so clearly in front of your eyes
Ignorance does not make it go away
And I, the fool, know this best
Tripping over things in the dark
That are so well hidden in the light
Multiplying manifestations of debauchery
Birthed by wrongful word and deed
Haunted echoes of victims past
Like still frames of a wounded heart
A self-inflicted disease one might judge
And withhold the cure as penalty
An imagined eternity of purgatory
A spiders tangled web of ambiguity
A token gift of ill-fated euphoria
Wrapped in ribbons of complexities
Fragile mind like a garden maze
A hearts path wrought with wreckage
Lost at sea as the dark clouds roll in
No northern star to guide the way
Desperate purging of the guilty spirit
Preceded by binges of selfish endeavors
Shackled and chained to sinful memories
A feigned public display of iniquity
Fantasies of self indulged impulsiveness
Brought to fruition and then lamented
Giving way to angst and foreboding
Leaving but lonely suffering in its wake
As beautifully complex as the dark heavens
The heart of a woman bound with string
Callous handed sailor’s knots on silken cord
A romantic requiem for the Phoenix
November 18, 2004
Author's Location: Land O' Lakes, Florida
More Poems: Alchemy & Ashes has posted 49 additional poems- View them?
Author's Profile: To learn more about Alchemy & Ashes - 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 1997-2018 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.