"Okay Steph. I promised you another, so here goes:
I traverse the fields of autumns twilight, forged in the crucible of creation.
As I watch, a new glory arises, life, bursting forth to drink thier fill of wonder beyond reason.
"Yes, I did. And I thank you for reading it. I'm generally a very upbeat person. I have been known to break into song, and even dance spontaneously. What the hell, life is to short to worry about what others think. I'm trying to go through…"
"Yes, it has, mostly. Except every once in awhile, it still affects me, but more a wistful sadness than otherwise. Next time, I promise something more upbeat, But when I ran into this again, I felt I had to share it. Thanks, Steph. The best to you,…"
"I love it Tony! It's deep and sad. Time does heal many wounds.
I think the last line is hopeful. You are awaiting time to heal your wounds.
It's wonderfully written and I'm so glad you told me about the poem.
Thanks for being my…"
"Some clarification. I wrote this approximately 8 mos. after my wife died, back in 1996. This was the first piece I wrote when I woke. And by that, I mean, the previous 8 mos., I don't remember.
I have never shared this with anyone other than my…"
"Wow, Tony, that's kinda deep, even slightly disturbing, but very good. I love the way you are able to express profound ideas without resorting to forced rhyme, like me. You seem to use words to explore your feelings, whereas I use them to…"
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