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since 2000-03-09
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0 posted 2000-05-01 02:31 AM

Long ago
When I was young
I was happy,
I had lots of fun.
But then I learned
The world is cruel
People are mean
We're all but tools.
So from then on
I'd killed my heart
I didn't feel sadness
Nor happiness or joy
Anger wasn't real
And rage just wasn't there.
My emotions were dead
And so was my soul.
Then I met
Someone who cared
Who trully made the world seem to shine
And my emotions came back
Flooded through my mind
Through my heart and soul.
I liked these things
That had been hidden in that hole
So deep in my mind,
So long ago.
But I got greedy
I wanted more
I met another
And hurt the one
Who helped me see
That there can be joy.
What's done is done,
And I've probably lost that one
And my heart aches
My sould yearns
For the time when
I'd not felt joy
Happiness or contentment
Becuase they have only brought me
Pain and hurt
To those I love
And to myself.
So now I know
That nothing can be good
When you can feel things
Becuase all they'll bring
Is the pain and grief
That hurts us all.

 "Sa souvraya niende missian ye." \
I am lost in my own mind.

Some say the world will end in fire,
Some say in ice
From what I've tasted of desire,
I hold with those who favor fire.
But if it had to perish twice,
I think I know enough of hate
To say that for destruction ice
Is also great,
And would suffice.
-Robert Frost

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since 2000-01-25
Posts 2556
Floating gently on a cloud....
1 posted 2000-05-01 08:59 AM

Oh dear. This poem is very speaks volumes of the sorrow and regret in your soul. All I can say is: Don't give up cos it's always darkest before dawn.

Love and hugs,

 "Poetry is the true expression of my soul, it is my ultimate means of communication. It is my rainbow of delight."

since 2000-01-14
Posts 478
2 posted 2000-05-01 09:53 AM

What happened?  Last week I was reading all the mushy stuff that made me jealous, and now it seems so, ummmmm, I dunno what the word is...  Desolate?  Something like that...  Don't give up, my friend.  Something good will happen, just give it time.
Love you lots,
Kristi Lynn

since 2000-01-19
Posts 194
Massachusetts ~USA~
3 posted 2000-05-01 05:06 PM

I can not really say much about this poem because the pain that I have been feeling for a VERY long time is because I was cheated on. This poem was very well-written though. Whatever you do, don't walk away because they might STILL love you. I know I did, and I stayed with him. Then again I shouldn't have because he broke my heart 3 times. Just remember this:"Love is like sand; if you hold it too tightly, it can slip right through your fingers"***personal experience

"A true friend will always stay a friend
whether or not you feel as though the friendship or relationship is about to end."

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since 2000-04-26
Posts 46

4 posted 2000-05-01 07:39 PM

Very well written...a poem that I can relate to.
~Thanks for sharing~

 'Whatever you are be a good one.'

son of man
since 2000-04-25
Posts 125

5 posted 2000-05-02 03:31 AM

regret and sorrow are two things that will go away if you let them go. other feelings are the ones that you must earn. its a fact of life, just make the best of what you can.


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