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Painful Guitar

He came in with a guitar and a frown Singing songs of sadness and pain I couldn’t keep from coming around I cried through his efforts and had to remain He mentioned a girl he once knew well Speaking past … Continue reading

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Passed On

The day has passed, as many have Time wasted and ignored Potential wasted, thrown away Not even a memory stored At the time, it was too hard To wake myself up for a change So I sat, not content just … Continue reading

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The Closing Passage

Alas, it is for naught, another joy ended Love it seems, once more is suspended We cry at the break, the sadness so deep Our sanity, our reason, we seek to keep But why is it always so hard to … Continue reading

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The Fortress

It climbed to heights unknown to him Surpassing the mountains in the sky Placing the spires in the high atmosphere He stopped, looked down, and asked why But the bricks were in place, the mortar set He paused again, emitting … Continue reading

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Colorado

I went to visit an old state the other day Never expecting to extend my stay But stayed until I thought my fascination quelled And upon leaving the tears in my eyes swelled Was it the mountains so severe and … Continue reading

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Whether or Not

Dripping, dripping, dripping   Sadness collects like dew in saturated air The chilling moisture collects to smother the skin Then heated, covers like a sheet of running water   A towel, a towel, a towel.   Barbara Blackcinder

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Rains: Around 1982

I stood on the porch and watched the bottoms of the leaves pushed up by the wind, their branches arched and flailing. The rushing air went by my ears and I felt a tug at my heart as I suddenly … Continue reading

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