Lost Love

I raise my eyes to the heavens
In the hope of seeing the sun
Bring forth another dawn, another day
Yearning for you to come,
Or send word that you are thinking of me,
Just one or two to know you care.
The constant emptiness and ache
Of this pain, one impossible to share.
My tears flow silent and unseen,
My heart laden with such weight
Of the sorrowful acceptance that
Perhaps for us it’s too late.
Too many misunderstandings
Left to fester and destroy the tie
That held us united as kindred spirits,
Only to fade and die
As the last rays are swallowed
By the earth at sunset.
I sit alone and troubled
How could I forget?
Another day has passed,
Just one of many in a year,
Never far from my thoughts,
It is the only way I can hold you near.

lost-love
Painting:  John Everett Millais – A Lost Love

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About pensitivity101

Retired number cruncher with a vivid imagination, loves to cook, favourite food everything especially chocolate and jelly babies. Best friends are Hubby and Dog, Bro, MSM and our Dominoes Friend aka MOH (and his dog). Also a bit of a dog whisperer as I get on better with them than people sometimes! Due to a nightmare of a house sale in 2014, 'Home' was a 41 foot narrow boat until April 2017. We enjoyed swan and duck families for neighbours but times change and we are once again house hunting.
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5 Responses to Lost Love

  1. scifihammy says:

    Lovely evocative poem from a dreamy painting 🙂

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