© 2016 Nature’s Bountiful Poems
Black smoke is rising –
Setting of the sun.
Flames raising higher,
No song to be sung.
Crackling and splintering,
Layer by layer undone .
Once more the flames are rising –
From the ashes, we rise, as one.
Spitting and sputtering,
Flames licking at our heels –
Rising even higher,
All seems too surreal.
Serenity I am feeling,
Pain is now remiss.
All due to the ashes,
And the flames’ little kiss.
Stars are a little brighter,
Moon shadows now at bay –
Fight or flight decision,
Either one must be made.
Parallel keep walking,
Timing will show through –
Patterns swirling in the smoke,
Colors decision true.
Red smoke is rising,
Flame to setting sun.
Moonlight shines upon the shadows –
As the phoenix rises, a new day has begun.
Lovers lost their golden times, Circumstances wrought; Higher life now given one – Nary to be sought. Wretched heart, time after time – Love always to be bought; While others no longer pass the line – Shady plays on until gets caught. Karma soon cometh on – Life lessons to be taught. Run away if ye will; No hiding from the cloth.
2018 Dawn Marie Paone DiMartino
Looking into the mirror; metal with a piece of spun glass, Images swim by before me; Looking forward and looking past.
My heart it gives a flutter; the tides are turning fast, long reach from one to another; images are gone at last.
The shadows have fallen once again,
The curtain calls have come.
No more the smiling faces seen;
No shine of setting suns.
Secluded from self and others,
Hermitous do become.
Karma's fog to roll around;
Trusting naught and no one.
The paths are now obscure,
Sentiments to be left behind.
Walking along the immortal shore;
Barren wasteland set in time.
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