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Clad in black

Raging battle of sense and emotion
Envelops my world... No escape...
So unbearable this devotion
And my heart's no longer safe.
My burden of pain will not lessen
To endurance my soul will commit
Am I bound to learn one more lesson?
Before I'm allowed to quit.
If you only hung on for a fraction
To the moment before it ends
But for you I was only distraction,
Stepping stone to make ammends.
I am facing the end of this fight.
Never turning or looking back.
I was destined to wear white
And instead I am clad in black.

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  1. Date: 9/9/2012 10:11:00 PM
    How very sad. Good turmoil, the emotions comes through strongly--nicely written. A very nicely shaped poem.

  1. Date: 8/19/2012 5:10:00 AM
    Janet I like this heartfelt you look great in White...David

  1. Date: 8/18/2012 11:02:00 AM
    wow,that is profound, those last two lines really Strike hard!!! ( I feel that way too sometimes)