What Was Mine

May 29, 2009
By smileforthecamera GOLD, Syosset, New York
smileforthecamera GOLD, Syosset, New York
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If you take from me what is mine
Gone are smoothies, chocolate shakes
Or tuna salad wedged in rye
Or peanut butter, berry jam
Or sugar drinks or greasy fries
If you take from me what is mine
Gone are soothing lullabies
No slumber deep, or dreams of skies
No healthy tug, when eyelids shut
Awake a babe of morning’s pride
If you take from me what is mine
Gone are my contented sighs
Or fast paced step, staccato speech
Or shimmer glossing cracked, thin lips
A pinkish glow, a fair disguise
Someone will notice, someone will know
If you take from me what is mine
Someone will see, and recognize
The empty shells that were my eyes
The hurt that hides behind the line
If you take from me what is mine
They’ll know my pain
And they’ll despise
The fiend who dared to take away
The gift I held, so pure, benign
Knowing that I have no more
What
Was
Mine



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on Jul. 21 2009 at 1:03 am
unearthlyhaphazard GOLD, N/A, New York
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Favorite Quote:
"There are three rules for writing the novel. Unfortunately, no one knows what they are."~W. Somerset Maugham

So deep, so beautiful. It's really intense. I love the line "The empty shells that were my eyes". LOVE IT!!!


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