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Deluge of Despondency

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Deluge of Despondency

Rain pounding my soul in torrents
Feelings of despair overwhelming
A band around my heart restricting flow

Non-existent love in a world deplete of compassion
Harried existence to a futile end of unacknowledged achievements
A specter in the streets of humanity

Can you see me, hear me, touch me?
I cry alone but I cry for all.

Despair pounding my soul in torrents

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  1. Date: 11/9/2010 6:52:00 PM
    Lena, first, pretty cool to hear from you! thanks! birding is a passion of mine....the Swans are migrating along the upper mississippi right now....but I have not gone to see Mom had a minor stroke a few wks ago, and I have been looking after her....but expect to take her with me soon to see the annual migration! perfect is it....that no-one commented on such a wonderful poem about desolution! 'bout as ironic as it gets! perfect! love this poem! jimbo