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For how long does a mind think of a loss?
Minutes, hours, days, weeks, months, years, time will tell.
Long quiet walks through cool forests with moss,
Hopes that different surrounds break the spell.


My hearts woe wants to be free to move on,
But the moan in my heart has grown deep roots.
I seek a brighter minds eye each new dawn,
At sunrise my spirit feels for new shoots.


Desire still for time to heal the heart.
A wish for the mind to erase bad thoughts,
Like the sun dries up dew at each days start.
Years win after many battles are fought.


Smiles do come again after months and years.
Brighter thoughts and inner peace dry the tears.





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chicago said...
Mar. 13, 2009 at 4:51 pm
a beautiful, very insightful poem, loved to read more . thanks for sharing this one with me.
 
ziggy said...
Mar. 4, 2009 at 7:10 pm
Beautiful poem, I can't wait to read another one, as long as you persist you will be successful, keep up the good work.
 
shirley rae said...
Mar. 2, 2009 at 12:39 pm
Beautiful poem, for a hurting heart! Very well written, keep up the good work! I hope to read abother one that you write in the future.
 
Angelina Marie said...
Mar. 2, 2009 at 12:51 am
Normally, I don't like reading poems because they are sometimes hard to understand.. However, I really enjoyed reading this one. The metaphors she used were awesome! Great job!
 
Nadine S said...
Mar. 1, 2009 at 2:40 pm
I thought the poem conveyed strong feelings and emotions. I appreciate good poetry. Keep up with your great work!
 
os said...
Feb. 28, 2009 at 3:43 pm
great poem. I like how she made a reference to nature
 
Charlotte C. said...
Feb. 28, 2009 at 2:29 pm
This poem touched my heart. It helped me with my troubled feelings. Absolutely profound and beautiful.
 
ims said...
Feb. 28, 2009 at 12:36 am
This poem evokes pain and sadness someone has experienced. The author metaphored the loss with nature. I found this work to be good. I enjoyed reading it.
 
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