Fay Slimm.

Shall and Because



Shall and Because.

Because each granite-necked minute strangles
past bliss shall grief's set vessel so anchored
reach love's fair coastline no more ?

Shall a tear-drenched spark within dark's loss
not fire venturesome's calling ?


Because a pearl's open glint becomes staved
on grave's barrier-reef shall learning re-train         
or stay blind to mere chances ?

Shall a caged heart's talons gnawing at need
not seek to call for balance ?


Because cinders get cold when unbellowed
shall a fresh spark not hold similar knowing
when and how to light contact  ?

Shall stalled life not take offered moreness
             and share another romance ?                



  • dusk arising

    Questions of the moment indeed. If the heart and mind are ready - why not?

    • Fay Slimm.

      Why not indeed my friend - - a myriad thanks for dropping by and reviewing my posting.

    • Neville

      wot the world needs most is love not moreofus or heavens above even lessofus .. but let each oneofus have access to a thesaurus .. maybe it woz the knock on me head yesterday ....... splendifourously penned me friend .. x 🙂

      • Fay Slimm.

        Ha ha -- One thing for sure is that knock hasn't left you wordless mon ami - -- agreed what we need is moreofus not lessofus - - and splendifourously will do nicely for me.............x

      • Neil Higgins

        Classical in wording,in my opinion.I really like this.A lovely well thought out tale of love,in my opinion.
        Well penned Fay.

        • Fay Slimm.

          Grateful thanks Neil for your encouraging comment on my posting today . So pleased you liked the wording on moving on after grief.

        • L. B. Mek

          'Because each granite-necked, minute
          strangles past bliss
          shall grief's set vessel, so anchored
          reach, love's fair coastline no more ?

          Shall a tear-drenched spark
          within dark's loss
          not fire venturesome's calling ?'
          (I just wanted to unravel and point out
          that magic flow, you hide - knowingly
          so we lesser scribblers, can get a glimpse
          of your Poetry's
          unquestionable brilliance, dear Fay)
          A great write!

          • Fay Slimm.

            Ah -- you are more than kind in your perceptive reviews of my poetic efforts dear friend - - am pleased you picked up and enjoyed the word-flow.

          • Jerry Reynolds

            Really good write, Fay.

            • Fay Slimm.

              Thanks a load Jerry.

            • SureshG

              You have the mastery of using the features of a revered creature and poetize it to reflect the emotions of another.

              • Fay Slimm.

                I am honoured you feel that about my work Suresh - a myriad thank yous for your visit and comment.

              • flyingfish

                Many memorable phrases to enjoy =>
                "Because cinders get cold when unbellowed." There's a lot there!

                • Fay Slimm.

                  Am delighted you liked the phrasing of my take on finding love again after grief.

                • Goldfinch60

                  Good words Fay.

                  “If your dreams do not frighten you they are not big enough”.


                  • Fay Slimm.

                    Yes dreaming is essential for keeping our heads above troubled water my friend. Glad you enjoyed my words about love.

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