Why do you come to haunt me once more?
A dark shadow from days of past.
Opens its crooked hands
To pull me back under
From where I struggle once again
In your deathly, darkly hold.
To taunt me with what I have tried to escape
To mock me once again;
That all will be well as once before.
You, dark shadow that had a hold;
Now I watch you more from a distance
As your power shrinks more and more each passing day.
I grow stronger with your dimming sight.
Winds whip around me
I walk upon the lane
Seeing falling leaves
Swirl around me
A chill comes through
I hug my coat around me tightly
As I feel the change of season
Come upon me as I walk the lane
As the winds continue to whip around me.
Drained out to almost nothing
Once a spark of involvement
That was fun for the longest time.
Now losing ground
To something different and new
Has taken over igniting a spark
Of a different hobby in the making.
I stare out of my cage
In hopes to find
Someone to take me home today.
My sad eyes stare out
Hoping someone will walk by;
To take me home today.
There other dogs like me awaiting;
Someone to take us home today.
What chases my heart to skip a beat?
Which flutters its wings upon an open mouth that cannot speak.
To let my starry eyes fix upon;
One so radiant, fair and far between another world away.
What lacks the speech to talk in babble;
As she glides across my brow.
The continue stare of one that seems lost
Oh, what may knock to senses
To bring me back from where my heart stills skips a beat.
I hear the distant drums over the hills
Faint an eerie from years gone past.
I see the land before unchanged by times
That men trudge upon the same spots before me.
I feel the waves of anticipation
For the coming call of arms.
I smell the smoke from ages past
That still lies now upon the silent ground.
I taste the dryness of one’s mouth
Whose hours have gone on long without water.
I hear the distant fire, the sounds crackle still loud
As the noise from past keeps ringing in my ear.
Oh beautiful land across the sea
I wish I could be near to thee.
But divided we are so far and fair
I wish to walk upon the sea but do not dare.
To find the nearest boat I must
But none are around they have gone to dust.
Land rolling in hills so far and wide
I will find some way to cross that divide.
Heart swollen with pain
As if an arrow punctures
The armor around it
Sadden by the lost
Of a love that thought
Would be the one
To become one heart forever.
Fresh raindrops fall upon
My face with sudden
They trickle down
Washing away the dirt
That lies upon my cheek.
What lies dormant against one’s gifts?
They swim among one’s life like fish
Waiting to be catch before they fall off the cliffs.
Hoping their owner will pull the right gift wish.
Then harness them to great potential
That one day gifts will give their owner
A greater purpose to put them to favorable use.