14
Nov
08

These Dead Things

My hope is a ruin
A battlement crumbled
A broken keep that has seen too much cannon fire from the armies of despair.

My mind is a necropolis
A city filled with the dry bones of shattered dreams
And the rigid corpses of false expectations.

All that is left is the vast wilderness of my soul
Which I pray that God will seed with hope again
That something might be built here again that will prosper.

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1 Response to “These Dead Things”


  1. 1 Deacon Blue
    November 14, 2008 at 11:09 am

    Apologies for the moment of darkness, folks. I haven’t gone all depresso or goth or something. Just some crap in life that keeps coming up and that I’m dealing with. Hit a bad patch last night, and well…poetry is cheaper than therapy.

    I felt better getting it out of my system…just hope I haven’t depressed anyone else along the way.
    😉


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