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i am lost

like a shadow 
on a moonless night
you are gone

my mind
stirs like a summer breeze
twirling thoughts of you
as i long for relief

if only you could come back

my heart
beats fast
like quickened steps
on paved walks at night
in search of you

my soul
reaches like a flower
ready to drink the rain
it thirsts for you

the child in me
the adult i have become
each miss you the same

Copyright © Sandra Adams

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  1. Date: 9/3/2013 12:30:00 PM
    love the way you wrote this,,,, very nice indeed ;}

  1. Date: 3/27/2013 2:10:00 PM
    Good therapy, indeed... (sighs). Just lost a dear friend and feeling just like you once... Thank you for lending your words and soul to cry out the pain... It's so difficult to express oneself in such situations; You are blessed! Love, Hanitra

  1. Date: 11/12/2012 5:54:00 AM
    Arild is so correct... Deep piece again from a soulful heart... a pleasure to look into that beautiful soul this morning... hugs n more Michael

  1. Date: 11/11/2012 1:36:00 PM
    Written straight from your heart and soul,Sandra.Very profound and heartfelt! Hugs~Arild

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    Date: 11/11/2012 5:03:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thank you Arild...i spent much time with my grandparents as a small child and they passed on when i was parents and brother have now passed on as muse often writes of death, pain, or darkness! Good therapy i guess....