Poems. Prayers & Promises

Thursday, 20 June 2013

Stones

Ancient stones cry out and silence answers
From that deep foundation placed into time
It claims the cold, and woven through the years
Mercy softens the heart, found in granite
And cast within a seam of forgiveness.

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Written for Poetry Jam and Poets United

17 comments:

  1. A very layered poem, infusing life into something lifeless

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  2. So wonderful when even the hardest of hearts can find forgiveness.

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  3. Forgiveness is a beautiful thing when we get to that place ... lovely piece :)

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  4. nice...love those seems of forgiveness...it is what makes life all the better...cause we all screw up occassionally...smiles...and mercy...

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  5. I love "ancient stones cry out", and the way the poem turns towards forgiveness. Beautiful.

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  6. this is quite lovely and I like how you used the "sendiments" for sentiments. and thanks for your always nice comments! Have a great day!

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  7. Beautiful poem .... beautiful message.

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  8. Mercy can indeed soften the heart!

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  9. Mercy can melt the granite too.loved it

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  10. Hard rock but nothing like giving way on forgiveness. It softens the soul! Nicely alan!

    Hank

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  11. Wonderful thought that even stone can soften and find forgiveness. Nice writing, Alan.

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  12. One wonders if granite has magnetic currents running through,connecting us with past occurrences.

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  13. Mercy softens the heart, found in granite

    ... that line especially stands out to me. Enjoyed your poem!

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  14. I love granite and its seams--a lovely poem:-)

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  15. Layers and seams within this poem ... I'll be thinking on this one for a few days ... and re-visiting to re-read.

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