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Middle Distance

You are now
as you were then
A figure in the middle distance
suddenly gone
And with the sand and my tears hot
I fought the knot of fear
that you wouldn't come back,
carried out by the tideless sea
Then lulled by your gentle laughter
I forgot.

It'd be thirteen years til you left my sight
slipped from my horizon
Only this time
with no way to come home

Copyright © Claire M

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  1. Date: 9/6/2012 12:48:00 AM
    Lovely verse Claire! Keep on it!

  1. Date: 8/29/2012 5:41:00 AM
    Welcome to this site. I know you will like it here. You are off to a good start with this nice write.

  1. Date: 8/29/2012 5:33:00 AM
    A warm welcome to PoetrySoup I offer you today Claire. I wish for you the best in your writing endeavors whatever they may be. Hoping you find even more inspiration by reading some of the poetry written here by other poets. May the sun shine on you that you might find great joy in your life. Thank you for sharing your writing with us. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 8/28/2012 9:21:00 PM
    that was good, claire. i cant wait to read more! -Halie lol

  1. Date: 8/28/2012 4:54:00 PM
    nice write to start your journey in our world of words,welcome and enjoy expressing your thoughts Claire

  1. Date: 8/28/2012 2:18:00 PM
    Claire, will welcome you to the P-Soup. Hope you will get much pleasure from writing poetry with us. You write well - let your thoughts and words come down on paper - and share them with us. - Have a nice day - oxox love / / Anne-Lise :)