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Author Name: Moderatorhnk903 8 Comments
Date Added: March 19, 2012 20:03:05 Average Score: (Needs 2)
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Type: Free Verse
Category: Broken Hearts Add To Favorites | Text Only
 
There was a time

There was a time

When love flowed endless

Like a river swollen

After a deluge
There was a time

The banks could not keep it within

 

It would flood all it ran past

 

Life plays a cruel game

Getting in the way as it does

Star crossed is too strong a phrase

It is more like poor timing

Love needs timing to be ideal

For it to flourish

Without it, it withers

Just as it did
 
There was a time
When love was right
Until it all went wrong
Such a pity too
We were so good together
Until fate threw in the wrench
Loosened the bolts, stripped the threads
There was a time
Nothing was beyond repair
Until now
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Comments:
Comment By: FreeWide Awake on September 5, 2013 07:57:35 AM Report
Yes...life does seem like that sometimes.  I do think there are always silver linings to be found though...reasons for everything.



A very sad poem, well written, able to move the heart~


Comment By: FreeKymberly Donn on June 13, 2012 05:04:02 PM Report
Oh Henry! This is exquisite, the emotions flow like water!



~KD~

Comment By: PremiumJoe McNinney on April 25, 2012 02:12:04 PM Report

Um, did I miss something? Are you ok? It's a great piece Henry, hopefully not real life for you........


Comment By: FreeAlistair Muir on March 21, 2012 03:14:41 AM Report
A stunning piece Henry -- very moving - - especially your last couplet.  Bravo!



Alistair

Comment By: FreeShe Whispers on March 20, 2012 10:57:07 AM Report


Oh...How this clutches ones heart to read.... I so well understand its meaning..

Life has a way of destroying what we want most ...sometimes I wonder why??

 My heart goes out to your misery....

We have been friends for years now if you need a friend to talk too

I am always here... Hugs ~ She Whispers

Comment By: FreeFirestone Feinberg on March 20, 2012 10:26:04 AM Report
Beautiful, Henry!  Elegant and wise.  Full of feeling and truth!  Bravo!  --David
Comment By: FreeTomahawk on March 19, 2012 10:16:30 PM Report


How love can be a blessing to some and a four letter word to others. Good work, Hank.


 


Len

Comment By: FreeDean on March 19, 2012 09:05:56 PM Report
Absolutely beautiful. That time , indeed, comes for most of us at last. Repair is not always possible. A mature poem. Enjoyed it Henry.  ~Dean




 


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