“In The Mind Of A Lovelorn Man”

Just behind
the tarnished brass heart,
on a shelf of mortal sins of man,
lies a charred soul,
not burned
beyond all recognition.

Imbedded in it 
are chards of glass,
strewn upon
the path of a wasted life,
of a human being.

It lingers 
in the loveless dark,
remembering a series of events
of what it used
to be like to be human,
in the romantic world so genuine.

Discontented, contemptible,
darkened by choices
made in haste
by blind ignorance,
or hatred of self.

A place where love
once grew,
nurtured by tenderness,
gained by hope of life,
when love left, 
so did faith in the world.

Timothy Michael DiVito c2020
“Love lost in the back of your mind”

Published by poetryofemotions5778

I have been writing poetry for 44 years. I began writing poetry when I was 15 years old and to this date I have written over 16,000 poems. I have had poems published in The San Fernando Journal, The Rag Mag, WYRD, The Cultural Reverence(e-magazine) and in Kiiroo(e-magazine), Mobius and the World Peace Anthology. I have over 1000 poems published in all. I also have a poetry page on Wix.com entitled anemotionaljourney.com. I also have written a Science Fiction/Fantasy novel entitled "The Blue Sphere" and I am currently working on two other books at the present time. One is entitled "The Angel and the Witches and the other is "Once Upon A Halloween"

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