Poem: Quatrain – ” Not Empty; Complete”


Quatrain Pattern: abab abba ccdc dddd

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Some nights I’m always broken.

I try to pick-up the pieces,

Motions occur unspoken. 

I only shatter more, unceaseless.

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Finding the words, then I spoke. 

Asleep nightmares gave no peace,

My puzzle has no fitting piece

Regretfully, I’m feeling choked.

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Water rising to my aching throat,

Sipping the liquid as I float,

The more I drink, I may not —

Drown; perhaps, I’ll find a life boat.

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Questions I ask, answers I know not,

Seeking the knowledge, mind don’t rot.

Functioning dot to dot,

Puzzled girl, completeness she sought. 

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©Mandibelle16. (2016) All Rights Reserved. 

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15 thoughts on “Poem: Quatrain – ” Not Empty; Complete””

  1. Oh Mandi! This piece is haunting! The ache is so vivid! And these lines are just beyond painful:
    “Questions I ask, answers I know not,

    Seeking the knowledge, mind don’t rot.

    Functioning dot to dot,

    Puzzled girl, completeness she sought. “

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    1. Thank you, I’m glad the poem spoke to you. I didn’t do the image,p. I only found one that went along with the poem well by chance. The website I found it is right below the image. Thanks again 🙂

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