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simple_girl
Posts: 160
Registered: ‎12-28-2008

Poetry

Since poetry seems to be the theme I thought I would throw another of mine out there.

 

Goodbye

 

Each day gives way to a restless night.

Every morning the frost fears the light.

Just as the pianist strikes his final note.

Or the cry of a child is but too remote.

Love, prayer and pain hold truth in these dark times.

Must everyone pay for someone else’s crimes?

Say goodbye to a loved one as the day closes.

For tomorrow there will be only a casket of roses.

Close your eyes now and sleep, only darkness to fear.

As the night gives way to morning you will have cried all your tears.

 

Copyright © 2009

"It is not what we say or feel that makes us what we are. It is what we do or fail to do."
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Dreamer4ever
Posts: 411
Registered: ‎11-06-2008
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Re: Poetry

Wow, those words hit me hard. Thanks for posting it. I liked "Just as the pianist strikes his final note" I don't know why but it seems so...final. :smileyhappy: I loved it. The way you described the different things really spoke to me.
The man who does not read good books has no advantage over the man who cannot read them. --Mark Twain
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redheart52
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Registered: ‎12-25-2008
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Re: Poetry

To put it simply....I loved it!! Why i loved it well...because it is so true. I love poetry and i love it even more when its truthful and dipicts the truth of life. Great job!!! :smileyvery-happy:
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silverwings
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Re: Poetry

Two words: very true. :smileyhappy: Loved it!
"I'm asleep, but that doesn't mean I'm awake."
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simple_girl
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Registered: ‎12-28-2008
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Re: Poetry

Thank you for the feedback. I am currently trying to get my poems published and knowing that they are liked helps me overcome the fear of putting them out there for millions to read.
"It is not what we say or feel that makes us what we are. It is what we do or fail to do."
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SLCSim
Posts: 23
Registered: ‎11-06-2008
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Re: Poetry

I really did enjoy this poem immensely. I absolutly loved the line, "Must everyone pay for someone else's crime's." Looking forward to reading more of your work.
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simple_girl
Posts: 160
Registered: ‎12-28-2008
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Re: Poetry

Thanks everyone! I am currently trying to publish some of the poems I have posted on here and without your support I probably wouldn't have. Oh and SLCSim, I am from Utah too and I am looking forward to reading more of your work as well. Thanks again!
"It is not what we say or feel that makes us what we are. It is what we do or fail to do."