© Past Life Tragedy

By Silver Spectre

Seasons of days flowering in-between pages
Revealing Memories of a glory I have never been
Tethered living strands of silken webs sailing
Gliding from my fingers and out into the ebb
I dream of days I cannot bring myself to reason
Dreams anchored to something so un-breathable
Resembling tired restless seas and a heaven
A place I once was - a person I would fight to be again
I remember a war and knowing the cost was you
But a promise of a reward I cannot recall


Tell me it will be all right

Point me to where we will find our way

Reveal in your eyes that you remember me

Whisper what we mean to say

Through the fiery rains
I’d fight before
Riding thunder through the skies
I don’t remember who I am
I'm sorry for all my life
Yet, I can still hear her voice
And see the color of her eyes

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Michael Wayne Tabor ©
Published on Thursday, November 15, 2018.     Filed under: "Poetry"
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  • Shaded_Iris On Saturday, June 10, 2017, Shaded_Iris (51)By person wrote:

    This was a painful read. Struck a chord for me. Intense. Great write. "Much Respect" given "(-_-)\m/"

  • Silver Spectre On Tuesday, November 7, 2017, Silver Spectre (81)By person wrote:

    Thanks, i actually did not realize I republished this as I wrote it in 2003 or so and posted it here. I was on thinking it is time to write again and saw one of my last was no longer visible. I used to outgrow my poems as I got older but this one still gets me.

  • A former member wrote: such a touching melancholy to your words.I feel this...

  • knightmirror On Tuesday, February 3, 2004, knightmirror (432)By person wrote:

    nicely written.i especially like the first line,and the last one.keep up the good work.

  • OLd SouL On Tuesday, February 3, 2004, OLd SouL (781)By person wrote:

    I'm with Wish on this. The ending was sweet sadness. Well done all throughout. :::OLd

  • Solace On Sunday, January 25, 2004, Solace (1082)By person wrote:

    Oh my god, the last line was utter sadness... This reached inside me and tugged at my heart, you are a powerful writer...

  • A former member wrote: Good stuff here, H.I.M rocks too. Good post. +T.P.U+

  • A former member wrote: Beautiful description you use. This is amazing. I love the last stanza and the way it ends. ~Wish Upon A Star

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