Blank Canvas

Blank Canvas

I cry a thousand tears
Into the night
My heart as heavy
as the darkness
The sadness
of losing your love
brings such sorrow 
leaving the sky starless
Like a death 
I must mourn
Grief overwhelms
and I see no escape
The hurt is intolerable
but deep down I know
in time there will
be a new landscape
With tomorrow comes
morning light
and clearing of clouds
Signaling expectation
The canvas is blank
White and pristine 
waiting for my
new coloration
Christine Bolton - Poetry for Healing ©

OctPoWriMo - Today we are prompted by the word 'White'
and what it means to us.

Image by ziggy2012 from Pixabay 

  13 comments for “Blank Canvas

  1. October 26, 2019 at 1:32 am

    Oh so lovely! 😊❤️

    • Christine Bolton
      October 26, 2019 at 6:52 am

      Thank you so much 💕🙂

      • October 26, 2019 at 10:24 am


  2. October 25, 2019 at 11:43 pm

    It would be a crime not to fill new colours in the blank canvas! Love this, Christine! 🙂💞

    • Christine Bolton
      October 26, 2019 at 6:52 am

      Thank you dear Punam 🙂❤️

      • October 27, 2019 at 11:44 pm

        You are welcome. 🙂

  3. October 25, 2019 at 9:57 pm

    Your poem rings true, for a love lost, and in time the bell rings again… I’m send my friends this incredible new video of Leonard Cohen’s brilliant poem, “Happens to The Heart”…. I think you enjoy this…….xxx

    • Christine Bolton
      October 25, 2019 at 10:04 pm

      Oh I loved it! Thanks for sharing this new song. I’m so happy they are still releasing some of his work. Wonderful Ivor ❤️☺️
      Yes the bell will ring again …. I like that!

      • October 25, 2019 at 10:55 pm

        Always my pleasure dear Christine ((hugs))

      • Christine Bolton
        October 25, 2019 at 11:10 pm

        To you too! 💕

  4. October 25, 2019 at 9:42 pm

    A sad poem but ending on an optimistic note.

    • Christine Bolton
      October 25, 2019 at 10:04 pm

      Yes, it’s only way when something ends 🙂❤️

      • October 25, 2019 at 10:06 pm

        So true 👍

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