Oves Anwar


Silver Tear Drop, Crying


Moonlight shatters
The crystals disperse
Flakes of winter
Fright's curse

Grey clouds of nowhere
Silver world awakes
To the silver sun beams
To the silver birds of song

Silver world awakes not to pleasure
Not to rhyme
Silver world awakes to sorrow
To the silver tear drop, crying

And with every tear the color fades
And more silver becomes the day
Spindling more silver
The silver devils play

And in my castle I hear the cry
The sharp shrieks of broken delight
The blinding light
The shivering fright

And in my castle I hear the wind
That humbles the calls
That corrodes my walls
The silver hissing wind
Driving nails into my coffin
The silver hissing wind
A dead heart will never soften

Meaningless are my dreams
Evanescent dreams
Grey clouds
Silver world

Faded clockwork, clicks
The hour passes, the hand ticks
And I awake into my dreams
Decadent reality, bursting seams

The clock now stops and forever so
Till I return but I shall not go

Submitted: Wednesday, September 03, 2003

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  • Rookie - 58 Points Anne Rogers (5/6/2012 11:34:00 AM)

    Hey,
    I love your poem. But you should know that it has been plagiarized by someone named Opal Swayer, the fake id of a person named Shruti Suresh on her facebook notes. Your poem is under the name Silver Dreams Do what you can about it. She is illegally stealing your work. For the rest, protect your work. Sorry about this. Just thought you ought to know.

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