Adrianne Quinlan


Suddenly - Poem by Adrianne Quinlan

When love suddenly dies
Without reason or call,
Signs of silence break ties
Breaths no longer rise,
But forever fall.

And love,
Unrequited and forbidden,
Fades on one face,
Yet, on the other,
Free-flowing but hidden,
Flourishes without trace.

Carried on waves of radiant light,
Love grows.
Till by sheer will
Her life's force ignites,
Glows the brightest white,
Blows, and takes flight


Comments about Suddenly by Adrianne Quinlan

  • Rookie - 37 Points Colleen Courtney (6/19/2014 10:19:00 PM)

    A very soul stirring poem. The real beauty is that though one may break your heart, another can come along and help to make it whole again! : -) (Report) Reply

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  • Gold Star - 6,019 Points Savita Tyagi (6/19/2014 11:08:00 AM)

    Lovely poem with depth and tenderness. If a person is loving by nature love would be reignited in heart against all odds. (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 14,297 Points * Sunprincess * (6/19/2014 8:43:00 AM)

    ...........congratulations on poem of the day....truly everything must have a beginning and an ending.... (Report) Reply

  • Freshman - 940 Points Leslie Philibert (6/19/2014 5:12:00 AM)

    Good write; but you break the rhyme scheme in the third stanza! Why? (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 24 Points Terence Collings (6/19/2013 11:59:00 AM)

    A beautifully expressed piece of universal truth.! ! (Report) Reply

  • Silver Star - 4,095 Points Patricia Grantham (6/19/2013 9:06:00 AM)

    A truly enjoyed write Adrienne. When love dies feels
    like the whole world comes crashing down. On the
    other hand when it grows it flourishes and shines
    bright as the noon day. A thoughtful write. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 255 Points Matthew Edan Oliver Palma (6/19/2013 7:59:00 AM)

    A really engaging piece. Awesome write. :) (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 47 Points Karen Gonzalez-videla (6/19/2013 7:34:00 AM)

    This is magnificent. I love the feeling you put into it. It is brilliant :) I invite you to read my poems and comment/rate based on your opinion. Loved the poem! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 0 Points Mark Walters (6/19/2012 8:36:00 PM)

    I loved this poem. It's very stirring, very deep. Thanks,

    mark walters (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 33 Points Mark Dillon (6/19/2012 11:50:00 AM)

    touching, nice and simply written, nice one (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 340 Points Captain Cur (6/19/2012 10:13:00 AM)

    An experience we have all shared excellently composed in this poem,
    with a meaningful positive ending. Great write. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 65 Points Thomas Duncky (6/19/2012 9:17:00 AM)

    Great write Adrianne. Love the point edge of your style. Keep up (Report) Reply

  • Veteran Poet - 1,515 Points Jasbir Chatterjee (6/19/2012 12:19:00 AM)

    fantastic poem...yes, love like a wild plant often grows in strange nooks and corners out of sheer will... (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 136 Points Romeo Della Valle (5/27/2012 6:27:00 PM)

    Beauty and Talent magically merged in this well penned write! Bravo! Love it! 10+++Your potential is clearly shown in this amazing write! Thank you for sharing and keep it up! God Bless You! Love and Peace for always! Romeo from New York City! (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Friday, May 18, 2012

Poem Edited: Saturday, June 16, 2012


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