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My sorrows make me trace my thought - 
The steps I took, the leaps I'll take - 
I do what I forgot, and it's not enough, 
But while I lay here in PJ's, wide Awake,

My heart enacts a stolen wish - 
The things I want and what I need - 
I have my powers to unleash, 
But as I want, I become Greed...

My future holds a nothing-ball - 
The paint on it changes daily -  
I can't rainbow it back at all, 
But as I dare color Freely,  

My hands are dirty and tired -  
The phalanges crack, lashes tear -  
I feel like a puppet, though I'm not wired, 
But balls joggle on, what clearly stays is Fear.

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  1. Date: 6/5/2010 8:16:00 PM
    Nice use of rhyme to share your thoughts. Congratulations on making it through the first round of the Poetry Soup contest with this poem. Best wishes in the finals. Karen

  1. Date: 6/4/2010 2:19:00 AM
    Congratulations on your poetry making it through the first round Luminita. I wish you the best in the finals. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 6/1/2010 2:49:00 AM
    Congratulation! Nice to see a Romanian around here!( I'm from Romania, too!) Beautiful poem, by the way...kisses, Emilia

  1. Date: 5/3/2010 6:53:00 PM
    Congratulations Luminita on your worthy poem feature this week. Agape, Moses

  1. Date: 5/3/2010 9:16:00 AM
    Many congrats on your featured piece. Rgds Janette

  1. Date: 5/3/2010 3:57:00 AM
    Congratulations on your poetry being featured this week at PoetrySoup. May you have many more features Luminita. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 1/12/2010 11:09:00 AM
    I enjoyed reading your poetry this morning Luminita. Thank you so much for sharing it with us here at PoetrySoup. Love, Carol