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Here I am.
The dark settles in,
Reminds me I’m alone.
Ghosts of my past haunt me today,
I truly just want to go home.
Separated from my life today,
Barred from my destiny,
Wasn’t meant to be my fate,
How could this happen to me?
I was going to sparkle,
I was meant to shine,
The only question
Remaining today,
Why did I do that line?
Crystal she cried out to me.
She swore I’d be ok.
She would never leave me,
She was here to stay.
She made me feel so special
Gave me such a high,
She made me not care as much,
Until she made me die.

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  1. Date: 1/20/2013 9:57:00 PM
    Hi, loved the writing and depth of it. Good to see it featured on the main page.

  1. Date: 1/20/2013 5:21:00 PM
    Nice featured poem~SKAT

  1. Date: 1/20/2013 9:10:00 AM
    SHonie, :-) Congratulations with your featured poem of the week. Take care and have yourself a lovely Sunday.... always & forever *LINDA

  1. Date: 1/19/2013 11:44:00 AM
    Rarly does a poem make me cry. This stirred sadness out of my soul. I read this listening to Home Again by Queensryche.

  1. Date: 1/23/2012 12:32:00 PM
    A warm welcome to PoetrySoup I offer to you Shonie. I wish for you the best in your writing endeavors whatever they may be. May you find inspiration by reading some of the poetry written here by other poets. Read and comment on their's and they will return in kind. May the sun shine on you that you might find great joy in your life. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 1/23/2012 7:26:00 AM
    A fitting pathos-inducing anti-drug anthem...

  1. Date: 1/23/2012 6:09:00 AM
    Hi: I am new here and yours is the first poem that I've read. I think it is very good. Thanks for sharing.

  1. Date: 1/23/2012 6:03:00 AM
    Lovely and sad one shonie."I was meant to shine" - pleace SHINE my friend!!! oxox love Anne-Lise