Monday, June 28, 2010

Lonely Halls of Fame - June 28, 2010



Lonely Halls of Fame
 
Whoever would want a heart that does not belong to them
Is this not asking for a world of pain
A bittersweet induction into the hall of fame
Where lonely tears of sadness and regret are contained

Why ever do we long for the one who can never be our own
With the knowledge that their heart is not free
Perhaps we think in time we can change their mind
If our adoring heart, they will only see

There are so many lonely hearts existing in this world
Ever searching for someone to call their own
Now if they can ever catch the eye of the ones who cry
Perhaps neither one of them would have to be alone

If you happen just to find, your heart is one of these
Ever roaming these lonely halls of fame
Instead of wasting all your precious time in sadness and regret
Step out and find a heart that feels the same

Copyright *Neva Flores @2010

11 comments:

kdpgrahi said...

The photo accompanying the poem here explains the important part of the poem.

lorilynn said...

beautiful post. this poem had me thinking about my heart's content.

BBB said...

Excellent write! Actually, butterflies represent new beginnings-- very appropriate for this poem! :)

Phoenix Montoya said...

Yes step out... Lovely poem as always, Neva!

Newell said...
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Bruim5 said...

Thanks Neva, the halls you write about exist on this world only, and the pain is for the folk that need to learn to Grow.Bruin5

Khakjaan Wessington said...
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Maggie May said...

What beautiful poetry and illustration. Your blog is very artistic.
Maggie X

Nuts in May

revivor said...

a lovely exploration of the heart and of love itself

Kate Smedley said...

Beautiful! I love the 'bittersweet induction into the hall of fame', perfect use of imagery.

AFHodge said...

Such a sweet and subtle reminder of where we need to place our hearts. Lovely usage of meaningful words.