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Sundown of Love

In misted evening I feel him still
wrapping me up from the chill.
Tatters of the past sweep by
and vanish into my mind's eye.

Pulling my skin tight around me-
streaming tears till I can't see.
All those sweet phrases he turned.
When he touched me how I burned.

Now the blackness takes my smile;
puts it on a shelf awhile.
Searing pain is mine to own-
heartache like I've never known.

Laughter and joy eludes me now.
Glory of love escaped somehow
Night time skies drawn up with pain.
Painted landscapes returned to plain.

Crossing bridges into day-
so very alone I lose my way.
Stumble along unwillingly.
Seems solitude's my destiny.

written 1/19/2014

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  1. Date: 1/19/2014 11:37:00 AM
    a great title for this one. So much hurt that we endure when this happens. I enjoyed the read.

  1. Date: 1/19/2014 11:01:00 AM
    So sad but so beautiful.

  1. Date: 1/19/2014 9:18:00 AM
    What an emotional ride through sadness & want. "Don't let the sun go down on my yet", - Elton.

  1. Date: 1/19/2014 6:49:00 AM
    This is quite the sad and very emotional write my friend! This poem is written quite masterfully Deb! I am in awe by the splendor of this grandiose piece this morning! What a fantastic poem, Great Work!!

  1. Date: 1/19/2014 5:43:00 AM
    Debbie......this is a gripping piece. I feel the longing and loss so vividly here. You used words so well to convey these thoughts. I hope all is well....Wonderful poem....albeit sad....hugs