The love a writer holds

We are delighted to have the 2nd post by Shahd Thani for our Red theme titled “The love a writer holds” We hope you enjoy her first poem of 2014

Tell me about the love

A writer can hold

The passion withstood

The sorrow sustained

The broken, preordained

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Haven’t I loved you in dreams long ago?

In my present, a whisper away

Your voice mesmerizes my soul

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I love you on paper

Bleeding red

Weeping red

Hoping red

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And I’m crushed

Besieged

I squeeze my heart dry

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Unknowingly, you fill me

Coloring the grey

Tendering the tears

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You are no longer here

Swallowed by the abyss of life

I draw you within these lines

I love you when you are gone

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My pain,

My pleasure

I chain your visage

With words

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Will you ever know adoration such as mine?

Beloved thricefold and made immortal.

***

Yet, still, on this sheet

I love you endlessly

Weep hopelessly

And I bleed again

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Always, again

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 Author: Shahd Thani

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