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Lost Lover

Lost Lover

Regret clothes me like a winter blanket as you’re cold eyes pierce through my lies.
The feeling of loneliness has its powerful hands on me with no hope of escape. 
There is no going back, the past is written and my lies have printed our future.
The end is here and my mistakes are more than I can bear.

The taste of failure has left the after taste of helplessness. 
Guilt and neglect plague my life and the cancer of loss begins to grow.
What once was a story of love is now a tragedy played out before my eyes.
What once was a strong man is now reduced to a pleading child.

When hope is lost so is the life that once held it.
I place the blame on no one, the fault is mine.
The web of lies has trapped me inside an empty house.
With a broken heart and empty soul I sit and remember mistakes made.

Copyright © Joshua Harris

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  1. Date: 11/18/2010 8:45:00 AM
    i feel ur pain n your poems, just kno that we all r born nto sin, so we all r nfected, Jesus died along time ago for our sins, i feel u may kno that but, i believ as long as u pray, and believ n God, hold strong and dont let the devil consume u thru ur past and wrong doing, thats how he devours our souls, i c ur strength, dont worry u'l make it , :] i kno

  1. Date: 11/16/2010 9:09:00 AM
    makes me want to cry... your pain is clearly acute... excellent work!

  1. Date: 10/20/2010 10:32:00 AM
    Good afternoon Joshua. The weekend and half this week are gone and this is the first I have had a chance to read. Had so much drama in my life. Really feeling good reading poetry today. Glad yours was among them. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 10/19/2010 10:42:00 AM
    Nice poetry. It is in Verse Libre (free form)