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Not Coming Home

I'm so far away
I'm not coming home
Not today

I found a better place
Somewhere I can smile
I just need my space
For a long long while

Here I am content
Here I hear no lies
Here I see the light
Here I can vent
Here I need no disguise

We don't need to speak
Here I belong
Forever in a week
You were wrong

No need to roam
You won't find me
I'm not coming home

*Written on April 6, 2012*

Copyright © Lily Mayfield

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  1. Date: 4/14/2012 4:48:00 AM
    This is a good piece!!! Most people can relate to this.

  1. Date: 4/7/2012 10:55:00 PM
    Lily, wow..... have yourself a wonderful and Happy Easter, good night~ PD

  1. Date: 4/7/2012 4:52:00 PM
    sad but hopeful. well-written!

    Mayfield Avatar Lily Mayfield
    Date: 4/7/2012 7:30:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Well thank you kind ma'am :) -Lily <3