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January 19, 2010
By caitline BRONZE, Brighton, Michigan
caitline BRONZE, Brighton, Michigan
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Favorite Quote:
Ah, dear father, graybeard, lonely old courage-teacher,
what America did you have when Charon quit poling his ferry and
you got out on a smoking bank and stood watching the boat
disappear on the black waters of Lethe?" - Allen Ginsberg

Did you decide for yourself
or was it they who directed you
this time?
Just this time, you say.

As you surrender to hell,
just this time,
you escape to find
Heaven has lost Her meaning.

For distorted minds
and for longing hearts
you fell prey,
but acceptance is indeed your strength.

Danger and passion dwells
in the damp chamber of your soul,
which hides
the exquisite secret you regretfully behold
for your evil eye has burned;
you have dried.

The author's comments:
I wrote this poem after something a friend said really inspired me. She basically was telling me about how she's lost the ability to truly love someone, that her love has been used so many times that it's quite meaningless.
It's basically about losing the ability to love, and losing touch with the idea of what love really is.

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