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Solitary poet

Dappled –gray above pausing to rush down
Reminding me of me
I turn my face away from you
Please don’t remind me of me
The darker side I try to hide 
Beneath my smiles and sunny days I feel your abruption
Cloaked in steel eyes and haunted thoughts 
Dark nights I wait for your falling 
Somewhere I can feel the bittersweet pain 
Bring on your rain… 
Bring on your rain…
I grasp for warmth somewhere 
Only to feel alone 
Let me leave this earthly place with some feat
This paper I write on has comforted me for so long 
I know now I could never be without its trust
Drawn to your channel of solace 
Bring on your rain…
Resting here in the dark

Copyright © Laura Mckenzie

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  1. Date: 2/16/2010 7:42:00 AM
    wow great dark poem and i definitely understand it, and i hate ppl that remind me of myself i dont let ppl know that of course but it is true, it's almost like hating myself. well this was a great write and great imagery. =)jo

  1. Date: 12/16/2009 7:56:00 PM
    how are you so prolific? my goodness you have a lot of poems

  1. Date: 11/29/2009 7:10:00 PM
    read it backwards, it is interesting both ways!! LOL

  1. Date: 10/26/2009 12:10:00 PM
    I see where you're coming from Laura. Sometimes life's shades of gray, seems to be against our very life itself. But I found that if we will refuse to let our own minds dominate us, but instead reach deeper down into our very heart, that I find a strength that I can only atribute to God, himself. We must control our minds. Sincerely, Love, Moses

  1. Date: 10/8/2009 5:25:00 AM
    Wow Laura sounds like something is trying to overtake you. A writers emotional contents.

  1. Date: 9/30/2009 8:57:00 PM
    This is just how I've been feeling today, Laura. Very compelling poem, especially "Beneath my smiles and sunny days I feel your abruption." It's like two personalities in conflict with each other even though they inhabit the same mind. Well done, Laura! Love, Carolyn

  1. Date: 9/30/2009 4:36:00 AM
    A true release of feelings in this write Laura. Thank you. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 9/29/2009 3:32:00 PM
    Interesting descriptiveness here. Keep writing. Sara

  1. Date: 9/29/2009 3:24:00 PM
    Hi Laura Beautifully written. I think we all feel this way from time to time, I know I do. It's amazing the thoughts we pen in our time of solitude. Thanks for sharing, truly enjoyed...have a great week hun. Love Light Truth Patricia