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Forgotten Afternoons

Sweet forgotten afternoons You don’t recall But pressed within my memory book I see them all The way the light fell Through the leaves Upon your hair And the messy, noisy children Running everywhere And how you’d say “This season … Continue reading

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Assassin

Lone citadel You were the assassin Of my heart Your weaponry Ancient swords Cutting too deep You wait so long In perfect stillness For the kill My heart breaks And dies without The slightest touch My ghost watches As you … Continue reading

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Spoken

A love never spoken Just a flower that’s pressed Still fragrant years later All tear drops unshed And in this we have bled We have bled A step never taken Given over to fear Remembering joys never known From words … Continue reading

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Bloomed – for Prompt 71 – Why Me?

I bloomed late And rather disconsolate Not inclined To intimacy or to Co-habitate But in those brittle years At any rate I rose my eyes above My fear and gazed I lived apart An owner of a fractured heart Too … Continue reading

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False – for Prompt 68 A Smile To Remember

The false smile of a sometime friend Just pretend Glittering eyes Be careful not to over-analyse A breathless kiss A broken game is all there this And how you beamed while smashing all my hopeless dreams A soul apart Behind … Continue reading

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Moments – for Prompt 62 Mamihlapinatape

Too precipitate the moments Wordless knowledge scattered here Like children’s toys left out In early summer’s rain Speak not to me Of half the truth Of courage yet Have greater proof While only these lost memories remain Too gentle is … Continue reading

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The One

I wasn’t The One In the end it wasn’t me You took into your heart To hold you tenderly It wasn’t me And when she calls your name It isn’t with my voice It just can’t be the same There’s … Continue reading

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From Paris With Love

The words spoke ‘with love’ But cut like a shard Meaningless words On a gilt-edged card From Paris with love So perhaps it is true It was love from a city And nothing from you Not words of a lover … Continue reading

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Next In Line

I’m here Your next in line I’m alone But I’m feeling fine I can wait For the longest time The longest time Don’t forget That I’m next in line Patience is A virtue so divine And you’re worth All my … Continue reading

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He’s Not There

It was in his eyes I fell It was in his words I was lost It was in his lies Perfect hell He knew I’d pay every cost It was in his smile he could fool me that in his … Continue reading

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