Category Archives: Loss

Run

Run Ignore the smoke of fear Be not afraid Run Midst the debris of hate Do not look back Run A saddened nation cheers you A shaken world observes Run Shed not tears of despair You will not be defeated … Continue reading

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Homeless

Shuffling down the sidewalk His life in plastic bags Societies discarded remnants A dog of suspect lineage Frayed rope for a leash Diverted glances avoid his being Wide birth given to his course Downcast eyes try not to notice Hurt … Continue reading

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Life In A Glass

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The sum of years race past her eyes Faces, places, loved, despised Tender feelings, broken hearts Lies unspoken, well played parts  All collected in this glass With amber liquid mixed, alas The burning feeling has…

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Gone Are The Days

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Requiem To A Dog

I wish you well my faithful friend On you I always could depend Through times of laughter and of pain Close by my side you would remain And all my faults you would defend But now our time has reached … Continue reading

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I See Beyond

I see beyond the crosses Standing tall across the field Like soldiers in formation For whom our hearts won’t heal I see beyond the sacrifice Of those that gave their life And with their faith to guide them Died in the … Continue reading

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Please Just Say Something

Please just say something I can’t stand the silence Yell at me, anything But please don’t just sit there I was going to tell you That’s a lie, I wasn’t I didn’t want to hurt you That’s just an excuse, … Continue reading

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Witness

I watched you when you did it I saw what you had done But too scared to admit it My decision was to run Pretend it never happened Push it from my conscious mind Your motive never questioned Leave the … Continue reading

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TAPS

Alone upon a windswept hill I single bugler stands A song of solace in his heart His horn held in his hands Day is done, gone the sun The mournful notes he blows From the lakes, from the hills From … Continue reading

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Tornado

Storm coming wind has changed in the cellar run Glass breaking house destroyed we have been spared pray    

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