Like An Evil Spirit

Like an evil spirit hast thou
Shocked my heart from out its rest,
If thou'lt take it quite away now--
Thou wilt win my healing blest!

My heart thy temple evermore!
Thy face,--the altar's Godhead sign!
Not heaven's grace,--thy smiles, restore,
Grant absolution, joy divine!

by Mikhail Yuryevich Lermontov


Comments (8)

A supreme solution for suicide that is loaded with life! Excellently expressed my friend with rich repetition! 10/10
good write...skillful/imaginative presentation...thanks...10
Another poem easy to read and enjoy. Again your use of repetition is welled phrased and placed.
another beautiful poem. thank you again.
Connie, I find you are an excellent writer. This is again unique and original. I have never looked at life like that but it is true. It will be hard to miss the this things in life. We need to enjoy today. Great use of imagery. You write with compassion and your realistic. Take care.
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