Sadness


A Humbled Man

His shoulders hunched over,
Shuffling wearily along the broken road,
Never looking up, eyes downward
Seeing nothing but his shadow.

As he passed this way,
The tears of his soul
Fell quietly in the sand.
No more smiling this day.

A humbled man, lurching forward
Until his frame became a shimmer
In the summer's bright heat.
He could not understand, 'why?'




Poetry by Morpheus
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Written on 2009-08-16 at 22:43

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Doreen Cavazza
This is wonderful. Your words burn a clear image in my mind. Very nice write. So lonesome, so sad. I really like this.
2009-09-13


Kathy Lockhart
your poetry brought this man and sadness to life. Your words, your imagery is amazing and the drawing is perfection. bookmarked/favorite
2009-08-19


ken d williams The PoetBay support member heart!
A great poem , well worthy of being chosen for the front page. A story of not our times but of all times.
Ken
2009-08-17


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2009-08-17



A startlingly sad poem. You capture the sadness in every word.

A humbled poet

Smiling at you

Tai
2009-08-16