Monday, October 19, 2015

-silhouette of pale light--By Rick Parise--United States

-silhouette of pale light-

the curtain of torn promise
falls in a flood of darkness
forging amid confusion
searching a desolate path
the desperate vagabond
stumbles through the cold fortress
lost in the shadows of night

Rick Parise, known as “A Pondering Poet”, is from the beautiful land of Salem, Oregon.  The main focus of his poetry is to take the reader to a meaningful, personal time in their lives, to a place where spirit's are touched and memories unwind. He hopes you enjoy his work. To Contact Rick please email him at


  1. This is a very thought provoking write my friend. I surely loved reading this tremendous poem this morning. You have written an exemplary piece with this awesome poem, Great work.


  2. You have expressed the sadness of parting so beautifully in this wonderful poem Rick. Outstanding writing that I was wishing was longer! Blessings, Connie

  3. Hi Rick. Love the poem. Thank you for sharing and continued blessings!

    -MJ (