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

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Jealousy it’s green head pokes
Swirling embers fire stokes
Deep inside a heart so tattered
Each waking breath illusions shattered
The dream is slipping far away
Cautious threads start to fray
I see their happiness shine through
Together creating something new
Each smile makes my heart grow dim
Flickering truths the future grim
Seeing in them what I want for me
My soul is broken like a gnarled tree
Along the sidelines I sit and stare
My heart of hearts fills with despair
The easy happiness they share
They have each other’s love and care
A reminder of forgotten dreams
Shadows dodging  sunlight’s beams
With each tender kiss they share 
A little piece of my soul does tear
Happiness for what they’ve found
Yet sadness pins me to the ground
Knowing it will never be me
A heart so light and fancy free

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  1. Date: 11/12/2009 12:46:00 PM
    I am so happy that your excellent poetry was included in my day of enjoyable reading. May you have a wonderful day filled with inspiration Kendra. Love, Carol