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Below is the poem entitled Conflicted which was written by poet William J. Jr. Atfield. Please feel free to comment on this poem. However, please remember, PoetrySoup is a place of encouragement and growth.

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Could it be possible to fain ambivalence ?,
in a world full of pain, in pain without romance
and love from the heart and soul of one's desire.

All the while, this one's heart is still on fire,
pining away for the one who, a funeral pyre
is the last place this heart, she has relegated.

Realization !, that is where this one has been fated
to live out his end days in quiet desperation.
For so many, it has become our coarse, our destination.

B.J."A" 2
October 11th 2009

Copyright © William J. Jr. Atfield

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  1. Date: 6/12/2013 1:08:00 PM
    An emotional write William xx

    Atfield Avatar William J. Jr. Atfield
    Date: 6/12/2013 4:28:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Hello Mandy : It is nice to see a word or two from you my Dear, and thank you for the understanding comment, even though the subject matter has long passed. Resurrecting the past and bringing it into the present has been an adventure and an eye opener as I have been transcribing the past seven years of hand written material into my blog and into poetrysoup, along with some current material . Enjoy if you will !! Bill .
  1. Date: 6/11/2013 3:44:00 PM
    William, wow, what a course it has become. great pen *Skat

    Atfield Avatar William J. Jr. Atfield
    Date: 6/11/2013 6:10:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    I am truly flattered Skat, that you think “ wow, / great pen ” and as I read through your “ Sleeping With The Enemy ” I can not help but feel, that you know intimately, the essence of Conflicted, and probably more of my stuff, which I hope that I am wrong about . B.J.”A” 2 ( Bill . )