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Backing up

Saw it leaving
as vividly near to me
as my own senses were.
Free of curiosity,
It had become
So unpossessive 
Of true poverty

Nothing is lost
To yourself,
which holds all of it for a moment
and lets it go, serenely
without judgment.

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  1. Date: 9/9/2012 3:03:00 PM
    Your poetry is as pretty as the avatar smile you have. A great piece that holds the reader. Lovely. Michael

  1. Date: 8/13/2012 10:34:00 PM
    great write Aida

  1. Date: 8/10/2012 12:41:00 PM
    Definately something to make you stop and think. Great write.

  1. Date: 8/4/2012 12:57:00 AM
    Hi Aida another brilliant piece, I like this, all the best Owen

  1. Date: 8/3/2012 2:09:00 AM
    i love the phrase "nothing is lost to yourself' it makes me think, and this is a wonderful write. i love reading new poets that i haven't seen on poetry soup before ;) =Juli-Michelle=

  1. Date: 8/2/2012 1:27:00 PM
    the imagery in this piece is lyrical and powerful. aida... and i love the emotion in this work . grrreat write on sweet surrender, let go!...:) huggs!

  1. Date: 7/31/2012 11:05:00 AM
    Aida good poem...David

  1. Date: 7/31/2012 10:56:00 AM
    Aida, a pleasure to read this poem - very good and wise - oxox love Anne-Lise :)

  1. Date: 7/31/2012 10:47:00 AM
    ‡ Love The Depth Here & The Final Verse * Also, If Your Treasures Do Not Mind My Saying So, You, Are Quite Beautiful * 'Backing Up,' & I Am Not A Judge But Serenity Surely I Do Now Know; Lovely ... My Luv, Rachel ‡