Sorry: From the Shoulder On Which You Cry

March 30, 2013
By nescaping GOLD, Corning, New York
nescaping GOLD, Corning, New York
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Favorite Quote:
"Loyalty to petrified opinion never broke a chain or freed a human soul."—Mark Twain


He fell too deep for me to follow suit

(Some-days I drink in the cornflower blue of his irises and

To-day I can pick out the weary, tasteless dregs of a friend who isn’t there.)

It’s half a lie, but the point is moot

(I want to steal the worried red of his lips, heal the teary red of his eyes, feel the grain of pale skin like sand,

I want to soothe the mark of the one who stripped him bare)

The longing howl of the owl’s hoot


The author's comments:
I can bandage scraped knees. Bruises take time and heal on their own.

It's hard, when someone you care very much about is going through rough times, and there is nothing you can do to help. Even just being there, patiently listening, feels useless; knowing that they're hurting is enough to upset everything.

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nescaping GOLD said...
on Apr. 7 2013 at 9:59 am
nescaping GOLD, Corning, New York
15 articles 8 photos 9 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Loyalty to petrified opinion never broke a chain or freed a human soul."—Mark Twain

Aw, thank you! :) I'm glad it's something you could relate to, though I wish it wasn't so sad.

on Apr. 6 2013 at 9:54 pm
theatregirl PLATINUM, Lathrup Village, Michigan
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Favorite Quote:
"To thine own self be true," -from Hamlet, a play by Shakespeare.
"I have sworn on the altar of god eternal hostility against all forms of tyranny over the mind of man." - Thomas Jefferson

I really like this poem, and I can really relate. Keep writing,because, it is really really good.


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