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In The Depths

Easy it is to go down in the dark
Easy it is to drown in your heart
Easy it is lie down and seek death
But do not expect death just yet
Easy it is to yearn and want
Easy it is for the ghosts to haunt
Easy it is to want death to come
But not so easy to let go of life hum drum
Easy it is to want it to end
But not so easy to transcend
Not so easy to move past the dark
Not so easy to lift your heart
Easy it is to go into the expanse
To happily go deeper
To die perchance
Easy it is to seek death and decay
But not so easy to be happy and stay

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  1. Date: 8/25/2013 10:08:00 AM
    I love how you keep mentioning a "yearning"; I can totally relate to this (as I'm sure everyone else can as well). I've said it before: I love when a poet expresses a universal sentiment, and you've done it well. Fantastic read; great job! :)

  1. Date: 7/14/2013 12:32:00 AM
    Congratulations with your Featured Poem of the week. take care and good night :-) Hugs ~XOX~ LINDA

  1. Date: 7/9/2013 8:42:00 PM
    April... very nice rhythm and a paradox of truths..very nicely written. Found your excellent poem on the Featured Poem of the Week :)

  1. Date: 7/8/2013 3:00:00 PM
    Thanks April for such a good write, on not an easy subject so well done, have a great day, Gordon

  1. Date: 7/7/2013 9:19:00 PM
    Hi April..congratz for being featrured poem this week..I really like this poem. It is not easy to be happy and stay.. *hug*

  1. Date: 6/28/2013 6:11:00 PM
    Life can be tough, being happy is a choice, sometimes a hard one, you have to make it happen. Your a good writer April, I like your style. Take care, Richard

  1. Date: 6/25/2013 11:15:00 AM
    I am revising my comment. David Grey is who I meant. The lyric needs to be added to too. My oh my you know it just don't stop. My oh my you know it just don't stop. It takes alot of love, it takes alot of love my friend. To keep your heart from freez'n, to push on to the end. My oh my.

  1. Date: 6/24/2013 1:14:00 PM
    My oh my you know it just don't stop. That's a lyric from I can't think of his name off hand. David somebody. To keep your heart from freezin', To push on to the end. My oh my you know it just don't stop. That song tears me up when I sing along with it. Your poem mirrors it very much.

  1. Date: 6/23/2013 10:15:00 PM
    April, your first poem on the soup is excellent for the readers, Stopping by with a nice and sweet Welcome to Poetry Soup. Wishing you the best when it comes to your poems. I hope you get to meet all the nice poets around here. Starting with me. SKAT :-) Please drop a hello and tell me a little about yourself if you like. I would like to be your newest poetry soup fan and "FRIEND"....... God Bless........... Hugs* SKAT

  1. Date: 6/23/2013 5:07:00 PM

  1. Date: 6/22/2013 12:03:00 PM
    hello April, i loved your first poem so much i came to read a second poem... love the poem , it is amazing, how one can fall, and stay... but yet, we never seek the perfect way to get up from it all. and find that happy is much better than, the easy way out... an excellent poem...LINDA

  1. Date: 6/21/2013 10:12:00 PM
    easy does it

  1. Date: 6/21/2013 10:24:00 AM
    It is quite easy to go "south". Quite a necessary & powerful message here.