Forgotten Domain

July 29, 2011
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I walk alone.
Everyone has gone
and left me.
When will my time also come?

I pass my old home,
remember the cracked leather
of the sofa
and the way my cockier spaniel
used to curl up at my feet.

the colors I cannot
take my eyes away from
for they are painful reminders
of my previous life

I walk past the plowed fields
the empty corn stands shivering
and the ghost flowers not rule
the forgotten domain

I stand here
feel the turning earth
below me,
I realize
my time has come.

I was alone.
I walked alone.
while I raise my wings
and take off into the night,
I silently say goodbye.

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Marieweibel said...
Feb. 8, 2012 at 7:10 pm
This is a very well written poem :)
publicdomain said...
Dec. 31, 2011 at 11:53 am
I love this poem. Great job. If you could be so kind to check out my work it would be much appreciated.
youngspeare said...
Dec. 3, 2011 at 12:43 pm

loving it! your choice of words is great. 

please check out my poem "Ghost Of The Past" i would love your feedback. 

emilybwrites replied...
Dec. 3, 2011 at 7:54 pm
thank u so much!!! i will get right on that:)
AmayaSakaruta said...
Nov. 19, 2011 at 10:15 am
this is really petic, i like how it flows. :D please give me some feedback on some of my work?
Lexie96 said...
Nov. 4, 2011 at 6:05 am

I love this and I also feel like it's very relatable! Great job and keep writing!

Think you could check out my stuff sometime?

emilybwrites replied...
Nov. 14, 2011 at 7:18 pm
sure thing! thanks:)
stillheartless This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Oct. 29, 2011 at 11:04 pm
This I am practilly speechless. This is amazing
emilybwrites replied...
Nov. 14, 2011 at 7:18 pm
thank you so much that means a ton to me:)
BleedingRose said...
Oct. 15, 2011 at 2:42 pm

I like this a lot, very good job . . . it seems whispery, quiet, calm and lonely . . . it had a rly good effect and the mood matches wat u were writing, thts always good  =]


Jonesychic said...
Oct. 14, 2011 at 9:23 pm
this is wicked awesome!!! keep an eye on my work and comment and rate my work please!!! it'd mean a lot anyways wicked awesome!!! keep up the good work!!!
rachelwilson said...
Oct. 10, 2011 at 6:18 pm
This is wonderful. I could picture every word. Keep it up!
Anonymous_7 said...
Oct. 2, 2011 at 6:21 pm
This was really intresting. Your a great writer. Would you mind commenting/rating my work? Thanks!
AngelForeverBleedingLove This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Sept. 26, 2011 at 12:17 pm
This is a really good poem. I loved it :D It was quiet but well-spoken at the same time if that makes sense -Angel
Blue4 said...
Sept. 25, 2011 at 11:34 am

Your poem is beautiful, it remids me of the dusk right after a lovely sunset, melancholy, subtle. I really like how you described such mundane objects such as a sofa and a dog, then, somehow gave them such significance. Great job!

Could you please read my poem "Deceit" and tell me whether it's any good?

Risible said...
Sept. 4, 2011 at 11:21 am
very interesting, I love the writing and the there something specific you're talking about? 
emilybwrites replied...
Sept. 5, 2011 at 2:03 pm
well, it's about a person looking back on their life as a ghost, and they are remembering different memories.
emilybwrites said...
Sept. 3, 2011 at 8:23 pm
I am so proud of this very special author who happens to be my cousin.  She is a special girl with many wonderful talents.  Go Emmy!
emilybwrites replied...
Sept. 3, 2011 at 8:33 pm
that was my cousin if y'all are wondering! dont be freaked out :)
starbuxcoffee said...
Aug. 21, 2011 at 2:30 pm
This is really awesome, great use of imagery. I loved it! :)
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