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Heartless Home

Like a child without a smile
like a night without a star
that's what a home without a heart feels like
its darkness is invisible
but I can feel it
crawling
under my skin
my head is where it lingers
the longest
in the back of my mind
it feels like I'm carrying a dead house
with me
everywhere through life
never knowing
when something will remind me
of what it doesn't have-
a heart

beating

making it alive
heartless
is what it feels like

like a candle

its lights have been blown out



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cariberry24 said...
Mar. 17, 2009 at 8:04 pm:
Wow, Lena! This is great!
It has such vivid imagery and you clearly relate your feelings to the reader. I loved it, keep writing!
 
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