Wood Nymphs Lute

by Mario William Vitale

When we met the stars were so bright
I could scarcely see-
The song went on such blissful nights
The wood nymphs sang to me

The hours, weeks and months never knew
how glad they passed-
For surely I had thought I reached my paradise at last-
With trembling hands held out to him,

a shoulder I could cry-
If I could o it all again
it would be there, I'd die-
So pure, so rare, so kind a love,

I thought could never end-
But I the fool who trusted true,
know oak trees never bend
How I dreamed of illumination,
the wood nymphs song,
And found only a stranger and fear
my road is long-
I know no more my dear hearts song,
for I am deaf and dumb

The lute is still, the world has stopped
and I'm alone and numb
Perhaps someday, somehow, someway I'll find
a home where I belong

And if it's right, within the night, the lute
will play the wood nymphs song.

Mario William Vitale

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Mario Vitale is a poet with over 1, 000 poems towards his credit platform., Mario Vitale was born in Bristol, Ct Has developed a skill for writing poetry in the free verse form. has been featured on Hubpages.com, Starlitecafe.com & Poetry soup. Vitale lives with his elderly mother Ann Soulier in Wolcott, Ct. Currently has written well over 1, 000 poems & 2 short story's toward credit platform., Vitale has taken the poetic world by storm being featured on Google, Yahoo & MSN. Looks up to contemporaries in the poetry industry such as John Ashbery & Major Jackson., Has been a favorite featured poet reader at Barnes & Noble in Waterbury, Ct., Also featured on such sites as Poetry soup, Writer's café & Neo Poet.

Last updated April 26, 2017