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

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My only friend
 Is the one in my head
'cause the one that I had
 was left behind in the sand
The sand of the hourglass
 waning away
never stopping
 never speeding
only burying your secrets
 grain by grain
Someone to hold
 something to have
All pain
 no gain
I reached out to touch you
 and you melted
as my fingers grazed
 your perfect face
I try to scoop up the puddle
 mould you back into shape
But I just kept slipping 
 in the mess 
that I used to live for

Copyright © Alex Brown

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  1. Date: 2/12/2011 8:16:00 AM
    While you write sad well, because I love you, and worry about you, I sure like the happy better. Always, G

  1. Date: 2/1/2011 9:20:00 PM
    lovely write, enjoyed this one,..p.d.

  1. Date: 1/29/2011 8:12:00 PM
    This is very excellent work. I hope to read more soon. Julie