Posted by: Ron DuBour | March 22, 2017

Reminder~by Paul F. Lenzi


 

 

Reminder

-vanishing-point-michael-lang

“Vanishing Point” by Michael Lang

news of death unexpected

a colleague from heydays

a merciless storm of old

memories lashes the mind

heaving clouds come to clash

with a violence that bleakens

the internal sky sending bolts

of electrical sorrow to strike

at the heart halt its beat

for a moment of painful

arrhythmic condolence

a permanent brand left behind

one more lesion to join all the

other memorial burn marks

that uglify tremulous skin

of a pulsing organic affinity

weathered and wearied by loss

bradycardic by tenebrous time

spirit woeful and indolent

wary of clocks trying hard

to remember the chimes of a

friendship now come to its end

news of death unexpected

recurring reminder that hours

and heartbeats diminish

with increasing speed

in approach of their

time and space

vanishing

points

Advertisements

Responses

  1. thank you for sharing my poem with your readers

    • most welcome always!!!


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

Categories

%d bloggers like this: