Behind the Porcelain Face

Posted: May 1, 2013 in Dark Poetry, Media Entries
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Greetings Blog, well I figured seeing as I’ve got this thing up and going I should probably post some new stuff. If you like what you read and fancy indulging in some dark themed poetry please feel free to check out some of my older stuff in the ‘My Books’ section where there’s 3 Poetry Anthologies available to download from Amazon for a truly bargain basement price ๐Ÿ™‚

For the lazy ones among you here’s an audio link if you prefer ๐Ÿ™‚

Hope you enjoy and please feel free to post any feedback, good or bad it all is worth a ponder. Rest well…

Behind the Porcelain Face

Behind the porcelain face
Lie the tears of a broken doll

Crying in silence
Drowning in despair
Binded from movement
With no-one to care

A picturesque plaything
An inanimate toy
In a glazen clay prison
Devoid of all joy

Watching on frozen
With no words to speak
An unseen stranger
A long forgotten antique

No end to the torment
No hope to be free
All dreams long shattered
By a mystic decree

An immortal existence
Paralysed in reform
The permanent calm
in an everlasting storm

This porcelain plaything
Cracking from the inside
On a chair left perched
Forever put to one side

  1. Enjoyed the poem. Was in a a lazy mood so I turned on the audio. Ended up reading it and finishing 5 minutes before the audio was due. But seriously folks, really enjoy your work. Looking forward to the next piece.

  2. Jon Martin says:

    Thanks, glad you enjoyed the poem. I think I’ll have something new added later so hopefully you won’t have to wait too long ๐Ÿ™‚

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