General Poetry posted October 20, 2018


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Fours 'n Sixes/Uplifting Poetry

Where Hope Resides

by Susanjohn

Uplifting Poetry! Contest Winner 

'Neath open eyes,
deep darkness lies,
and chills my depths of soul.
Entrenched within,
heartache held in--
shall faith my heart console?

Completely lost,
will broken, tossed--
my heart begins to pray.
Arms raised up high,
asked questions why--
concede, and beg your stay.

 Darkness shattered,
Shadows tattered--
black fading, shades to grey.
Grief-soothing peace,
forlornness cease--
clouds waning on this day.

Revealing sun
from sacred one,
true love that holds me tight
now rides with me
when I can't see
my way through darkest night.


 


Writing Prompt
Can you write a poem that cheers lonely hearts, soothes tired brains, inspires the soul. Any style, any length.

Uplifting Poetry!
Contest Winner

Recognized


Google image/Glimmer of hope.
Doubledown Style (Fours 'n Sixes)
A poetic form created by Richard W. Jenkins
Syllable count 4,4,6,4,4,6
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