Colin Ian Jeffery

Rookie - 406 Points (20th May 1942 / Caterham)

Bones At Dying - Poem by Colin Ian Jeffery

Bones at dying shall not quake
Nor decay with the feasting of the worms
For the spirit of this God loving soul
Shall never harbour in the ground.

I have burst free with that force
Which drove each flower up into the light
And soul tossed by furies of purple storms
I shall shelter where the mind creates its visions.


Comments about Bones At Dying by Colin Ian Jeffery

  • Freshman - 704 Points Lajpat Chawla (4/30/2015 2:27:00 AM)

    And soul tossed by furies of purple storms
    I shall shelter where the mind creates its visions.
    Good job (Report) Reply

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  • Rookie Jagannath rao Adukuri (11/24/2008 6:32:00 AM)

    And surely there is nothing weird about the feeling it creates, to me at least-it certainly has a calming effect (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Jagannath rao Adukuri (11/24/2008 6:30:00 AM)

    'I shelter safe/ where the mind creates visions'-lovely, rich lines (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 0 Points Elizabeth Mpanga (11/18/2008 4:02:00 AM)

    this is weirdly very peaceful and calming. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie BEAU GOLDEN (11/4/2008 11:15:00 PM)

    soul tossed in furies by purple storms' brilliantly penned. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Drake Kinkaid (10/26/2008 3:02:00 PM)

    I like it, very well writin
    Strong belief is what carries us through (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Min Sia (10/15/2008 9:33:00 AM)

    How deep the words are! ! How it can move ones thought. Such a great poem! ! ! (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Kite Remedy (10/12/2008 12:50:00 AM)

    Yes, it is correct as it is..
    Soul and life will return to the One who give it..
    Great works.. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 10 Points Sunil Uniyal (10/6/2008 10:40:00 AM)

    Yes, Colin, the body will die, but the soul steeped in God's love will live on.. great write. Keep going and may God bless you. Kind regards. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 270 Points Kesav Easwaran (10/2/2008 1:19:00 AM)

    Great write...meaningful...let us all live peacefully, carrying the inevitable cross of life and anticipating a happy ending and a happy resurrection! 10 (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 10 Points Sarah Abdullah (9/24/2008 3:50:00 PM)

    For I have burst free with that force
    Which drove each flower towards the light

    Simply GREAT
    I love your usage of Words (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 114 Points Aijaz Asif (9/20/2008 10:59:00 AM)

    once dead soul departs leaving everything behind.[or i may b wrong]....an amazingly good and deep write...thanks (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Terrance Woolridge (9/13/2008 10:31:00 PM)

    For I Have burstfree with that force Witch drove each flower toward the light. It's a hell of a write man (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Monika Marie (9/12/2008 7:59:00 PM)

    Indeed. I can only hope to be as fortunate as this is told. Graceful in many ways. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Nathan Kraft (9/11/2008 6:50:00 PM)

    Very Nice, Sir. I always figure God has a new beginning for me, and a never ending tale I suppose.
    God Bless Colin. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Dr.Wardha Jawdat (9/3/2008 11:30:00 PM)

    what an amazing piece! .....this one is for all the believers in the truth and hope of the hereafter....a true faithful never really fears death...just looks upon it with the hope of a beutific hereafter. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Linda Moore (8/24/2008 3:23:00 PM)

    I Love this, never an end only a new beginning. The words are beautiful (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Konye obaji Ori (8/20/2008 3:01:00 AM)

    'purple storms, ' i love that line, (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Konye obaji Ori (8/20/2008 3:01:00 AM)

    'purple storms, ' i love that line, (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Ricky Lewis (8/6/2008 1:53:00 AM)

    I really enjoy the projected image from the 'purple storms' line. It incites such a vision of abstract emotion and a sort of controlled chaos that is not often seen in poems. I enjoyed this one a lot. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Sunday, February 10, 2008

Poem Edited: Thursday, August 28, 2014


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