The Stone to Lift

March 6, 2017
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that stone
weathered and worn through ache
tumultuous struggle thrown bleak
to shape what had not been desired
likened with lichens
hues horrified

that stone

crackling in the smooth rain
surrounded by eyes
cues to hatred
molded and molded
the sun though soon to break
the moss to dry

the stone

stepped upon


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LeisurelySketches said...
Mar. 21 at 7:45 am
As you had mentioned above, the words are isolated, and I wasn't able to completely understand the meaning, but the first and second stanzas were beautiful with some very interesting expressions. There was a vivid visual appeal to them. When I read them in my mind, they had a lovely rhythm. Frankly, I didn't get the ending. In my opinion, the first two stanzas have a poetic appeal and beg to be deciphered, while the ending is an enigma. Well, I have no right to judge something I can't understand... (more »)
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