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Below is the poem entitled EMPTY SOUNDS which was written by poet Robyn Blauw. Please feel free to comment on this poem. However, please remember, PoetrySoup is a place of encouragement and growth.

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The long night hours of waking
That haunt my very soul
The reaper stands before me
And beckons me be told

The people stand behind me
With words of empty sounds
Promises of everything
But nothing to be found

The rusty wheels are turning
Of work that should be done
The people here, Im learning
Know fools that walk as one

Where are the ones I trusted
I stand so much alone
With words and empty meanings
And a heart that’s turned to stone

Copyright © Robyn Blauw

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  1. Date: 2/17/2010 8:36:00 PM
    Reminds me of zombies..............

  1. Date: 2/13/2010 9:31:00 PM
    Nice write...those long lonely night hours of waking made me think of lonely sounds of train whistles in the night

  1. Date: 2/12/2010 4:37:00 PM
    You capture an eery and haunting mood with this one. I think it is great! Luv, Andrea

  1. Date: 2/12/2010 12:48:00 PM
    Loneliness well depicted. Wish it weren't so.

  1. Date: 2/12/2010 9:22:00 AM
    Oh, that's so sad. Nice rhyming pattern. Thanks for sharing.