The Edge of the Headlands


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    The Edge of the Headlands

    At the edge of the headland, sits a man

    Pain swims through his mind

    It took an hour to climb, but just a moment in time

    To leave his impression in the sand


    Laying in wait, he cries out in pain

    Calling out to his beloved Lorraine

    A year to the day, to his dismay

    She left them the very same way


    Walking the beach, their boy finds the man

    He reaches out grabbing his hand

    “Listen to me Son,” says the man “Don’t do what I have done”

    As he Drifts off to the Midnight Sun


    Many years have passed, since time met its match

    At the cliffs of the headlands that day

    The boy, now all grown, with a son of his own

    Will always make time for a catch


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    WordSlinger commented on The Edge of the Headlands


    The rhythm, and driving voice in this is power, complete Suspence, to the days ahead, this fits your name, ty WS

    Jes commented on The Edge of the Headlands


    Your good will look more at ur work if ur look at mine but have to get them in here or on the site later

    daniel081180 commented on The Edge of the Headlands


    this poem is really good. I enjoyed the message it sends. learning from the past is a excellent thing. Great job.

    Poetry is either something that lives like fire inside you or else it is nothing, an empty formalized bore around which pedants can endlessly drone their notes and explanations.

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