Wednesday, May 18, 2016

Hospital Cafe:--By Jack Horne--England

Hospital Cafe:

Sorrow sat at this table;
tears dripped down onto it
from eyes too blurred to see,
as trembling fingers fumbled 
with a bereavement booklet,
and pale lips sipped tea
that tasted only of loneliness.

Those at other tables turned away
fearing sorrow should sit with them...

Jack Horne enjoys reading and writing poetry.


  1. powerful piece, beautifully done…can totally relate. thanks for sharing.

  2. Heartfelt words that many of us can relate to Jack. Thanks for sharing! Good wishes, Chris~

  3. Touching. Nice one, Jack. Thank you for sharing and continued blessings!

    -MJ (

  4. Dear Jack,

    A very moving poem, my friend, that many can relate to the depth of it between the lines.

    Love Sandra

  5. Dear Jack,
    you told me the full story and I appreciate your powerful poem!
    Love from Gert