searching again for happiness

Once there was a place for love

Halls empty and without style

a shelter waiting for life to come by for awhile

windows soiled with years of neglect

a woman waiting to find a home to select


Mysteries hidden beneath crumbling floors

apperations linger behind damaged doors

Walls absent of pictures of what once was before

Shadows trace the wallpaper now crumbling and torn


On the sagging porch rocks a rocker alone

nothing there just a falling base made of stone

Dusty footprints linger then disapear

People coming from life to death to here


Travelers meeting, wandering through--

Searchers wondering what should they do

Shake hands with the lady who smiles at you there

She'll  take care of you souls with a spirit that cares.







Poetry by Kathy Lockhart The PoetBay support member heart!
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Written on 2013-02-19 at 20:16

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Aurora Borealis
What a lovely poem, I really like it.

Kathy is back....! Finally! How we have waited!

And with a beautiful poem.
You are the best and I wish I could write as good as you.
Unfortunately that day will never come.
But I will be as content with your writing.

My kindest regards,

PS. And I know exactly what you mean.

SecretWords The PoetBay support member heart!
I love the imagery in this piece as well as the rhythm that just caught me and held me to the very last word.

Hauntingly sweet. It has been a while. Good to 'see' you again.

Nice to "see" you back on The Bay with a lovely, rhythmical though sad piece, it reminded me somehow of selling my mothers house after she died.

Nils Teodor The PoetBay support member heart!
There is a nice rhyme in this poem
it is sad but well written
I liked it
Thanks for sharing