Michael Edwards





As blood infused into her cheeks

her eyes confirmed her spoken word.


Savaged by her revelations,

a victim of blind circumstance,

he wore a fire of thorns.

and wept with notes of grief

that echoed through the hills.




Michael Edwards © March 2012



  • orchidee

    Good write and pic M.

  • Goldfinch60

    Powerful write Michael.

    Good water colour.

  • WriteBeLight

    Could be about a whole population, Michael, hit by tragedy. Thought provoking.

    • Michael Edwards

      Could be - or his grief could be the result of the burning thorns on his head 🙂

    • Fay Slimm.

      A powerful few lines here Michael - - the message is couched in some mystery but makes a compelling read. Lovely watercolour too.

    • Lizzy Renee

      Love the poem. 🙂

    • Tony36

      Great write, love the pict

    • MendedFences27

      Whatever she said, it was powerful, or maybe it was just, "No." Another man crushed by the power of the feminine voice. And the world turns. Great words, Michael. - Phil A.

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