Beautifully written !!!
Thank you. Honesty is beautiful.
This is beautiful Ben. "I hear lost love in the silence." This one line conveys so much. Lost love is a painful voice.
It is and gained love has its pain as well.
perchance I'm biased having lived and still living this, but you nailed it, friend. you got my google +1 lolMonty
Thank you so much, Monty :-)
Or fall back in time...DON'T DO IT, IT'S A TRAP!
Haha not if I can change things for the better. Biff needs stopped, after all.
Our choices anchor us indeed my friend. Great line.
Oh, they do. But so often we can break the chain.
This is crazy. I have felt this poem before. Great job, Ben.
Thanks, Heather. Very grateful that my words could touch you.
Ben...the words are beautiful...capturing the same mystery silence can bring...do we break the chains, or do we cling to them out of comfort and familiarity? A ponderous little weave, spun wonderfully to capture the same essence of the beautiful photo you selected to accompany it. Bravo!
Omg, thank you Natasha. That is an absolute honor coming from you. I adored your collection of poetry.
Sounds like a pretty good summation of the paralysis I experienced when deciding whether to divorce or not. I didn't want any of the options available to me - I wanted to go back to what it used to be. But that wasn't possible.
I know the feeling, Ciara. It's a shame we can't turn back the clock.
Wonderful, haunting description of a certain kind of silence. Perhaps another kind of stillness, with an echo of comfort, will one day envelop you.
Oo I hope so, Babs.
that image goes so well with the words. good selection.
Thanks, Aguilar :-)
You've found your way inside my head and now there's no way out!