Monday, October 17, 2011

When Love Has Gone heart cries out in pain for a dear friend who was abandoned by her love. he was her lifeboat, so dependent on him in calming the stormy seas of their voyage. and now she is left alone to weather the storms, sailing wherever the strong winds will take her..not knowing where to anchor for life...i just pray that she finds her peace again...

When Love Has Gone

He left
She stayed..
and now…
she muses,
“Why does it have to be me?”
“No more songs for me to sing,
No more rainbow after the rain.”

Dreams fly and rivers run dry;
And her soggy eyes are left to cry.
The pain, the loss, she just can’t hide.

If only her heart would skip a beat
She wouldn’t have to feel the cheat.
 A thin line to escape the world
Oh God she prays for her to hold.

Will she ever smile?
Will she ever live?
Will she ever be out
And shout again?
Will she ever plead for life?

When his love has gone…

Note: This is my first entry to Gooseberry Garden [link]
Poetry Picnic Week 9: Longing, Loss, Loosing and failure


  1. I like it :) Simple and meaningful. Welcome to Gooseberry Garden.

  2. Wow my friend! Surely is the best one i have recently read.

    Love it!


  3. love it,

    she sill either find new love or find happiness on her own.
    it is not the end of the world.

  4. vivid imagery,

    Happy Poetry Picnic.

  5. this is excellent so simple and yet filled with so much meaning

  6. and how does one help such a soul?
    you've captured the loss and the reaction.
    Love, what an adhesive.
    good poem. thanks for sharing.

  7. Such an inspiring poem to those in their chaotic love times there maybe no rainbow after the rain but still the sun shines up...nice poem Mam Jean...

  8. hello everyone! thank you for your kind words, for welcoming me in the blog community. thank you for your time...God bless you!


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