His Face...

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His Face...

Once,
his face,
was clean and
clear
of imperfections
and pain.
Before,
you could
run your fingers
down
his cheek
without touching
one wrinkle,
one scar.
His eyes
were
dark
and flaired
with a light
only possesed
by the young.
Now
his eyes are
milky,
cloudy,
like snow
is bottled up
in his soul.
His body
was strong,
built,
his skin soft,
silky smooth
and tan.
Crippled,
pale,
his body
tries to gain
something too lost
held down
by gravity
too strong for the man.
But the voice,
such a
voice
that once spout
a young man's
nonsense,
naive litany...
Now speaks softly
of times,
of hurts,
of happiness,
of peace,
of war...

and of knowing,
so much
Knowing...

That no artist
can capture it
in the stroke
of a brush...
That no shrink
can capture it
in a single
conversation...
That no poet
can capture
with her pen...

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HarverTomsson commented on His Face...

12-09-2010

This face in the pic is of an ancient warrior. Just interested if this was the muse, or a convenient illustration after the fact? Good write. Harv

ImStillHere

12/10/2010

hmmm i dont really know. thank you for your comment, tho Harver :) ~Audrey

carynontherhine commented on His Face...

12-09-2010

Audrey, this is an awesome write and it flows so much of a man young and then grows much older. How life changes. I enjoyed it immensely and shall be by again. thanks for the write and journey of this man's life. Well written. Hugz

ImStillHere

12/10/2010

Thank you very much Caryn :) ~Audrey

bubba commented on His Face...

12-09-2010

i like it it paints a picture that i can relate to very well bravo ish i love it keep it up KUDOS!

ImStillHere

12/09/2010

haha thanks Danny. nice to see you finally commenting :) XD ~Audrey

sk8erpoet commented on His Face...

12-09-2010

cool poem...love the imagery....cool...great write..sk8

ImStillHere

12/09/2010

thanks :) lol ~Audrey

A poem begins as a lump in the throat, a sense of wrong, a homesickness, a lovesickness. It finds the thought and the thought finds the words.

Robert Frost (1875-1963) American Poet.

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