What A Terrible Loss

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Status: In Progress  |  Genre: Poetry  |  House: Booksie Classic
taken from my book, "Breaking Thru The Thought Barrier"

Submitted: March 06, 2017

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What A Terrible Loss

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O.K., so I guess I lost another one

Pushed away

I got too close

Kept asking me for "space"

It's all over

It's gone to waste

Oh fucking well

She's just another dame

She doesn't like me that way

I can tell already

Today became the day

That I wish I stayed away

But I didn't

And that's O.K.

Because I tried

Just failed

Maybe I made too much of an effort

And got in her way

But "the silence was deafening"

That's all I can say

Now, what's done is done

There's no starting over

I've just been blown over

Like a leaf, and turned over

I rustle away in the wind

I just can't win

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03-06-'17 #2

D. L. Cannon


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