Category Archives: Sad


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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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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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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Freedoms Price

Bodies raining down A nations heart ripped open Savage flames assail Tomorrows, lost in ashes The blade of hate has spoken The stain of  9/11 will be forever in our hearts.  It was the day a vicious wound was inflicted … Continue reading

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Footsteps in the hall Hiding in my darkened room Smell his liquored breath Please don’t daddy, I’ll be good Please don’t hurt me anymore

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I’m so sorry mom and dad, it had to end this way The pain was more then I could stand, the voices every day Dad, I give you one last hug, to mom I throw a kiss To not say … Continue reading

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I Went To See A Friend Today

I went to see a friend today A friend I had not seen Since he was in his twenties And I was still a teen We were both inseparable then See one, you’d see the other Sharing everything we did. … Continue reading

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Fortunes of a Fool

It’s too late, she’s gone She packed her love and left me Alone with just her tears To punctuate the hurt Sacred vows were shattered A trusting heart betrayed Remnants of my promises Torn, discarded on the floor Silence magnifies … Continue reading

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Yesterdays People

Yesterdays People Their days are very much the same Like soldiers marching to the drum The cadence of the ticking clock Marking time as each day passes  They wrap themselves in memories Replayed like notes of a well known song … Continue reading

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