In A Blink Of An Eye

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This is the 4th poem in a series dealing with depression ... This one expresses the Feelings of those left behind. =============================================== The 1st is Maybe Tomorrow, The 2nd is On The Cliff's Edge and the 3rd is In My Desperate Hour

In A Blink Of An Eye

A Silent Weep ~
A Stifled Cry
Swallowed Heartache
A Single Sigh.
No Time To Heed ~
A Long Goodbye,
Death Comes Swiftly,
In A Blink Of An Eye.

A Life Taken ~
 So Quick - So Fast
One Symptom Known
A Troubled Past.
No Time To Love ~
To Grow - To Share
Just Suffering,
In Painful Despair.

How Can One Be ~
So Lost In Self
So Desolate,
Without Farewell?
To Leave Behind ~
No Trail - No Clue. 
And Nothing But,
Sadness And Gloom.

Asked The Question ~
No Answer Found
Just Emptiness,
And Grief Surrounds.
The Hearts Of Those ~
You Left Behind.
Death Comes Swiftly,
In A Blink Of An Eye.

                                                               KjK
                                                                     090809

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FranzJ commented on In A Blink Of An Eye

08-16-2010

sums up all the feelings that depression is and what it can lead to- to stop that "blink of an eye" is what we all must striuve for

knight4696

08/16/2010

Thanks Franz for reading this series .. it really means a lot to me. Unfortunately, I believe we all have experienced this in our lives. Suicide is such a selfish act that is committed by cowards. It leaves those behind with so many questions, causing others unnecessary pain and anguish. Depression can be beat - we just need to fight it and not give in. Thanks again for taking the time to read this series Pal, Much Appreciated! :) Ken

cheronld commented on In A Blink Of An Eye

05-14-2010

I think I have said it all before...truly a look into a troubled soul...your my friend have more than just talent....

knight4696

05/21/2010

Thanks Cheron! :) For the time you spent reading and commenting on this series. I appreciate it more than you know ... I am so humbled by your sentiments. Thanks again, Ken

am2anangel commented on In A Blink Of An Eye

01-29-2010

sadly this is all too true we never know when we may say our last goodbyes. Appreciates your loved ones in your life while you can great write as always.

knight4696

01/30/2010

Thanks Angel, Suicide has got to be the worst.... It leaves the one's who are left behind, with so many unanswered questions and inflicts them with so much unnecessary pain. It's the most cowardess and selfish act that I know of. Thanks again for your wonderful comments! :) Ken

redbloodink commented on In A Blink Of An Eye

01-24-2010

Knight you want to talk about powerful penmanship... well here it is in my very sight...." In a blinking of an eye " I think this is a master piece of work.... a true and powerful statement and a great read.... I loved it and it touched the deep within me... red

knight4696

01/25/2010

Thank you Very Much Red! You humble me so with your amazing comments. Again, I am happy that you found this piece enjoyable. Thanks again! :) Ken

Marsink commented on In A Blink Of An Eye

01-24-2010

this is very well put together in word-images and theme. It moves deliberately to deliver a sober, relevant message to us, as readers, and co-miserates. thanks for asking me to read, Ken! 10

knight4696

01/25/2010

Thank you Marsink for the read and comments. I appreciate it very much! Ken

Poetry is not an expression of the party line. It's that time of night, lying in bed, thinking what you really think, making the private world public, that's what the poet does.

Allen Ginsberg (1926-1997) U.S. poet.

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