The journey …

How deep is the silence
at the still heart of sorrow –
an abyss of absence
from each new tomorrow.

How black is the night
when starless in grief,
and the uncaring moon
bears clouds like a wreath.

How far is the journey,
from that monochrome world,
to see hope in the beauty
of bedewed petals unfurled … .

About atomsofstars

Reticent .. but I hope my poetry speaks for me .. Favourite quotation .. ' Uttering a word is like striking a note on the keyboard of the imagination.' Ludwig Wittgenstein
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4 Responses to The journey …

  1. This is such a stunning piece of writing..ELiza Keating

  2. atomsofstars says:

    Hello Eliza … thank you so much .. I’m rather overwhelmed by your opinion and I’m delighted to know that you have enjoyed reading thse lines.

  3. JM says:

    “an abyss of absence
    from each new tomorrow.”

    Could it have been put better than this? I greatly doubt it, Marya. Once again, your golden touch.


  4. atomsofstars says:

    Hello Jamie !
    Thank you so much .. though such praise makes me feel uncomfortable .. I’m just happy to share my thoughts .. communication’s the thing 🙂

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