Hiding Away

January 7, 2011
Let the flowers fall
Petals on a dirty wall-
Past sorrows all but forgotten
Like an apple, rotten
You try to hide the smell anyway-
Just another day.

But someday you'll have to clean up
What's fallen
Sweep away the pieces of a broken cup
Shattered remnants of when
Life was an illusion of pride-
When dreams stretched wide.

Confront the hiding fears
Let go of your well-kept tears.
The past is a mere shadow
Of who you are now, so
Pick up petals with fingers
So cold, even as thoughts linger
Well hidden from even yourself.
Once more, take the story of your life off the shelf-
You can start again
Life can begin again
Just pick up these pieces, one by one
And let what is in the past be done.

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HorsesM said...
Apr. 13, 2011 at 7:01 am
Oh, and by the way, I think the picture fits perfectly. 
annelindy replied...
Apr. 28, 2011 at 6:07 pm
hey thanx girl!
HorsesM said...
Apr. 12, 2011 at 4:38 pm
Wow, annelindy! I LOVE it! Keep up the AWESOME work! 
annelindy replied...
Apr. 12, 2011 at 5:00 pm
thanks!!!! (:
annelindy said...
Mar. 31, 2011 at 3:23 pm

103 have read this! yes!!


4everNtheWind said...
Feb. 6, 2011 at 3:19 pm
Your work is very beautiful, inspirational, and mind grasping. I love your work=) Keep it up.
waiting for willow said...
Feb. 1, 2011 at 2:20 pm
very very good piece. inspirational and deep. keep up the good work
annelindy replied...
Feb. 8, 2011 at 2:45 pm
I am so checking out your youtube videos! you guys are awesome!! :)
buggy said...
Feb. 1, 2011 at 1:51 pm
Awesome! =)
Dr. J said...
Feb. 3, 2011 at 6:53 pm
Hey I read this on recomendation and i thought that it was VERY good.
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