Black Poetry : Second Chance

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  1. Harry Hyman

    Harry Hyman Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Second Chance

    My Love slammed the door. It shut as a tomb,
    like sound sucked empty from a symphony room
    where no music played, where no feet light danced.
    Gone was my Love, my last best chance.

    300 feet per second is, I know, the speed of pain
    as it travels thru the body on its way to the brain
    but a breaking heart is witness to a fear coming faster,
    sorrow’s Beast of impact charging reinless without master.

    My breathing’s getting deep. I seem to need more breath.
    I’m fighting back the tears where they exit from the jets.
    I feel the quaking gallop of that Beast’s pounding beckon
    leaping, lunging closer to me, 300 feet per second.

    Bam! comes the “crash” and my tears gush forth
    and they stream down rippling in a saline sad froth.
    And my sorrow is a smash-up, a shattering of parts,
    cracked pieces blown-off from my now broken heart.

    I slump in non-recovery where my energy dwindles stronger
    teetering on the drip drops of tears crying longer
    and dreading the coming moment I resign to my Fate
    without hope of any time, without chance of any mate.

    Then Abrupt! The door opens! My Love walks inside
    and my heart sings a Mending-of-the-Tears lullaby.
    And just when I thought “All” was lost or dead,
    Love stands in my doorway, back with coffee and bread.

    Namyh
     
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    so wonderful...

    ...how a rekindled love...or, a fresh, new love...can fade to a distant memory all thought of last night's broken heart. THANK YOU.
     
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    man it's so amazing how one love can vanish into air this piece runs deep !
     
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    Hi Harry

    As I said, I love the way you write.
    Heart as a roller coaster has been in my life too...
     
  5. Harry Hyman

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    baller – If I had known, my Love could have gotten me a brew and some smokes. But No! Nobody told me anything. But I was glad to have Love back though. I wonder if I can I get a grilled cheese with that bread! HH
     
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    Harry...

    what you do? jk:)

    Golden a second chance can be.

    Enjoyed the read as usual.


    MaddSistahlyLove!
    Coco:heart:
     
  7. Harry Hyman

    Harry Hyman Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Rich - And no sooner than it has vanished into air, you turn and its back again….hopefully for a second chance. Thanks Rich. HH
     
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    You know what they say Harry...

    The second time around can be better than the first....
    as usual you keep bringin it....so keep bringin it.


    epiphany:heart:
     
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    CindyC - “Heart as a roller coaster” is often something we don’t want to pay to ride again. If a second chance happens, let’s hope it’s just a funloving, civilized ride on the ferris wheel, maybe with a little cotton candy. Thanks CindyC for stopping by with your words. Namyh
     
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    deepy going above and beyond PREMIUM MEMBER

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    aah....a happy ending.....
    love it....
     
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