Midnights Voice

Freshman - 1,115 Points (November 3,1950 / Selma, Alabama)

All the Answers Why


Only the answers why
As I gaze at an evening crescent

Only between the sighs
As blood flows, porous, effervescent

So it was this time due
Ripped the scars vertically

For all these feelings...you're
Taken into nothing totally

Yes in my heart I bleed
Day, tomorrow, in eternity

Falling the crescent seed
By night dark within paternity

One hundred and one stitch
Reside to mend this remake fantasy

So flies the weathered witch
Across a crescent moon above me

Second Hand moonlight ray
Second guessing all that which I gave

Will I live to see day
Silence knows but has nothing to save

Submitted: Thursday, August 23, 2012
Edited: Thursday, September 27, 2012

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  • Silver Star - 7,536 Points Geetha Jayakumar (9/4/2013 8:35:00 AM)

    A Lovely poem but all the answers why? ? ? ..Loved reading it...

    Thank you Sir for the comments for my poem Boundaries of life...You caught it well.Because before writing this poem I searched in internet regarding this.This is really a complicated part to comment on it.I couldn't get a proper answers in internet. Thanks for the valuable and proper comments.. (Report) Reply

  • Silver Star - 9,695 Points Heather Wilkins (7/17/2013 3:21:00 PM)

    why everyone is asking why? there is no real answer to the question. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Faith Fimano (12/25/2012 7:10:00 PM)

    I love the part were it says Yes in my heart I bleed Day, tomorow, eternity. So butiful. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 386 Points Chandra Thiagarajan (12/20/2012 8:12:00 AM)

    A lovely poem with rhyme and rhythm in tact, conveying the concavity of the heart.! (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 10,456 Points * Sunprincess * (9/15/2012 10:25:00 PM)

    depression is a terrible enemy to fight....unlike vampires and demons... :) (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Heather Wilson (8/27/2012 5:43:00 PM)

    A lovely poem, a great write. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 13 Points Whisperkwane Lamb (8/27/2012 4:44:00 AM)

    OOO I am scared I feel like my PTSD has run away and came back stronger...but you let me know that it is ok to
    take the good with the bad...and smile all the while...depression is no fun...but a great write turns many of hearts...you did great...very good...look at something in another way helps..thanks...keep on writing my good man... (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Barb Mcavaney (8/26/2012 4:24:00 PM)

    A lovely poem very well written (Report) Reply

  • Veteran Poet - 3,037 Points Valerie Dohren (8/26/2012 11:02:00 AM)

    Very well penned, a great write. (Report) Reply

  • Bronze Star - 6,397 Points Lyn Paul (8/26/2012 7:50:00 AM)

    Such an interesting write, wanting to pause each line and take each word in. Thank You. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Marlena Rose (8/25/2012 12:26:00 PM)

    I identify with this poem so very much. Most of the time I have an iron grip of my depression so it doesn't get out of control again. But recent events have made that grip shatter and have made it seem like the only life I know is about to come crashing down. I have not taken that last step by cutting vertically, but I have been so very tempted. I know that I am not alone in my pain, but it feels like it. Reading your poem lets me know that I am not alone, and neither are you. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 93 Points Payal Parande (8/25/2012 11:39:00 AM)

    a marvelous and spectacular poem sir...i am in awe beautiful just beautiful
    a secrete i must tell you it is the poets like you and you'r poems that keep me writing hoping i will write someday like you....thanks for sharing
    love,
    payal (Report) Reply

  • Bronze Star - 7,260 Points Neela Nath (8/25/2012 10:42:00 AM)

    So nice expression you have penned Mr. Robinson! Beautiful! (Report) Reply

  • Freshman - 1,022 Points Unwritten Soul (8/24/2012 5:29:00 PM)

    Written deep, revealing what lies inside the feeling skin...beautiful write even done with a lttle blood_Unwritten Soul (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Knight Fizzstorm (8/23/2012 10:08:00 PM)

    Commendable write sir! (Report) Reply

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