Burnished to Tarnished

In response to The Daily Post’s writing prompt: “An Extreme Tale.”

“It was the Best of Times , It was the worst of times”

She, who was once Burnished Gold,

Today let her own sad story be told

Let tears, her eyes no longer can hold

Tell their story of love’s pain untold.


 The girl, she met her soul mate

 Together they defied all of fate.

 That kept them for eons, from the other, apart

Yes! They felt – they were never meant to part!


The love story over, her dear hero remembered a pledge

Made to another maiden, driving her now to the very edge !!

Alas! The gold that glittered and was ever Burnished

Now  looked dull and dark, sad and foreverTarnished !


The  very best of times and the very worst of times

Are for some unlucky souls, the very same times !

waiting girl

12 thoughts on “Burnished to Tarnished

  1. maddmombetty December 3, 2014 / 12:24 am

    Very good! It reminds me of a lonely seafarers story for some reason, don’t ask me why…

    Liked by 1 person

  2. movingtowardsthelight December 3, 2014 / 2:16 am

    This is so lovely, we are in tune my friend because yesterday I posted a post using the word glitter and gold and here they are reflecting back at me 🙂 xoxo

    Liked by 1 person

  3. Ryoma Sakamoto.Japan December 3, 2014 / 2:21 am

    Thank you for visiting my blog.
    The pronunciation in Japanese is “ARIGATOU”.
    Also I am looking forward to the future.
    The person to my respect; John Fitzgerald Kennedy

    Liked by 1 person

    • Aruna @RipplesnReflections December 4, 2014 / 6:35 pm

      Ok… as some of the headings are in Japanese I find it difficult to find where to “like” your post. Do throw light on this!😊


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