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Squandered Heart

Bring me salt from your tear stained eyes
to heal my wounds as I realize
that never and forever are similar taunts
making me crazy with a message that haunts.

Once we were new and we played it so well.
Yet in spite of some heaven we landed in hell.
So be gone with your kisses and coal black heart.
My soul was endangered right from the start.

I'll meander on towards the bright light of day
while you squander the dark as you go on your way.
Never did you know me or paint me quite true.
Now goodbye is all that I have left for you.

written by Deb Wilson 
March 19th,2014

motif is romantic
for Giorgio's contest

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  1. Date: 3/29/2014 4:13:00 PM
    Deb, , Congratulations, In Giorgio's Impressing contest... Love ~ SKAT ~

  1. Date: 3/25/2014 12:22:00 PM
    Great write, Deb! Love the word play and smooth flow and rhyme. Congrats on your win! Love, Kim

  1. Date: 3/25/2014 10:18:00 AM
    WOW! Deb, the rhyming here is awesome and the message....OH SO GOOD! Lovely. Congrats on your win! Hugs!

  1. Date: 3/23/2014 11:13:00 PM
    Deb. Your poem strikes the perfect balance between pain and "so what...I don't need you anyway". I especially love the first two lines... His pain and tears are healing to your own wounds. BAM! Love it. Grats....should have been a #1. I'm faving it. /l\

  1. Date: 3/23/2014 10:07:00 PM
    Hi Deb, another great poem here and a wonderful win.. Congrats!

  1. Date: 3/23/2014 9:12:00 PM
    Congratulations on a fine win with this awesome poem, deb

  1. Date: 3/22/2014 2:53:00 PM
    - Deb, congratulations on your fine winning poem in the contest: "February or March 2014 Poem" / / / / Sponsored by: Giorgio A. V. - oxox // Anne-Lise :)

  1. Date: 3/22/2014 10:30:00 AM
    Nasty good Deb!

  1. Date: 3/20/2014 9:39:00 PM
    the poem really fits the title, Deb. I love that last line too!! Good bye is all you can say!

  1. Date: 3/20/2014 8:47:00 PM
    Romantic, rip your heart out poem Deb! Great!!