So Close...

January 4, 2011
By Anonymous

I came so close to the edge of defeat,
but you stopped me.
Without even knowing it,
you saved me.
I came so close to ending everything,
with all that was going on in my life what was there left to live for?
Then I met you.
We became close.
You talked with me, spent time with me, and ultimately stopped me.
For that I'll forever be grateful for,
after I came so close to the edge of defeat.


The author's comments:
Despite everything going on, I'm still trying to hold on...it's not too hard to figure this one out.

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on Jan. 16 2011 at 1:54 am
LoveAndWar GOLD, Encinitas, California
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Favorite Quote:
"Better to be the witty fool than the foolish wit" -Feste, Shakespeare

thanks. thanks a lot. for writing this. it helps me win. :)

on Jan. 15 2011 at 8:43 pm
Monkee63 SILVER, Independence, Kentucky
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Favorite Quote:
"I want to feel my life while I'm in it"- Meryl Streep
"Live, Life Love"
"Everybody wants happiness, nobody wants pain, but you can't have a rainbow without a little rain."

wow....It's hard to deal with feeling like that...It's hard...and I know from experience. I really liked your poem though! Great Job! :) Keep writing!

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on Jan. 15 2011 at 2:38 pm
bigdreamer14, Y Ya Need To Know???, Louisiana
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Favorite Quote:
You can say that I'm a talented writer, but all I can do is write down my feelings on paper and form them into sentences with my own personal flavor.

It's a shame how I felt like this too many times. This speaks volumes for a lot of people that are going through this type of thing. However i think that it would be better if this were a bit more on the creative side instead of so blunt. Overall, it's really good. Please take a look of my work and see what you think about it.

on Jan. 14 2011 at 1:41 pm
Almost_Lover GOLD, Mission, South Dakota
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this is how i feel but i'm slowly passing by the emotions of defeat, anyways ur and awesome writer =] look at my work please?

on Jan. 13 2011 at 9:48 pm
untamedwritten SILVER, Idaho Falls, Idaho
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very good. i can relate because of la loss that affecter nearly everyone i met but one person came alone and changed my veiws so now i'm happy as can be.

on Jan. 13 2011 at 2:24 pm
Squitchy96 SILVER, Mmuskogee, Oklahoma
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Favorite Quote:
Carpe Dium.

I know how that felt Once Apon a Time. But not anymore.

on Jan. 13 2011 at 1:00 pm
fadingaway1324 SILVER, Latrobe, Pennsylvania
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i felt that way once about a guy. a year later he was the one who nearly finished the job. Any way this is how i felt in the begining. Its a great feeling to be saved from life.

on Jan. 13 2011 at 10:32 am
HipsterUnicorn. BRONZE, Pendleton, Oregon
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Favorite Quote:
"Love is the Movement."

Very relatable.

poetarcher said...
on Jan. 13 2011 at 6:19 am
poetarcher, Slingerlands, New York
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Favorite Quote:
If I die young, bury me in satin lay me down on a bed of roses sink me in the river at dawn send me away with the words of love song. lord make me a rainbow so i can shine down on my mother she'll know i'm safe w/you when she stands beneath my colors.

I've been there.. very simple but simple is good and this is very good.




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