Desolate Truth

by Natalie   Oct 9, 2006


Glass shattered on salt tongues,
Words confined beneath throats,
Silent voices slurred cold speech,
Veiled tears rolled down cheeks,
Desolate truth far beyond reach.

Gold lingered on silky smooth skin,
Synthetic portrait failed attempts,
Bathroom odors filled the clear airs,
Reflections tormented weak mind,
Desolate truth reaching in despair.

Screams echoed within four walls,
Perfect box collapsed with thoughts,
Mirror image cracked surfaced lies,
Pearls betrayed destined happiness,
Desolate truth were final goodbyes.

9th October 2006
Copyright (C) Natalie

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  • 10 years ago

    by Arcane Blondie

    You're such a talented poet! I love all your work. This wasn't one of my favorites, but it's still a good write; very sad... 5/5

  • 11 years ago

    by awww

    Wow... thats all i can say.. haha... well im gona try to put my feelings into words... it was great... the words you used were deep... loved the way you repeated the title... unique... flow and imagery were great... keep writing! love your poems!

    ~angel~

  • 11 years ago

    by Tammie

    Again, wow! The imagery in this poem is amazing, you used the perfect words to describe this story. Very sad. I love how you used the repetition of Desolate Truth in the last line of every stanza, it made it stronger. Great work! =] 5/5

    Tammie xo

  • 11 years ago

    by Idiosyncratic

    The flow in this poem is notably better than the rest of your poems, though I don't like the word choice very much. I'm also not quite grasping the meaning. I don't think this poem is as good as your others... 4/5.

  • 11 years ago

    by Colin Chau

    Wow...i wish i could articulate like that.. =)