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The dying heart

I wish sun never set
And day never ended
And I was still committing my sin.
I wish, I still bled
And still felt tormented
But numbness is settling in.
Ignoring the pain is becoming so easy
Freezing sences is like a game.
I'd rather break down,
I'd rather stop breathing
For the chance to relight this flame.
The fire in me is slowly dying
Giving way to the cold instead.
I wish, I still burnt and still kept on trying
But my senses are hopelessly dead.
I lay down my sword...No longer deluded
One day we were destined to part.
Forever forsaken, forever excluded
From your life is my dying heart.

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  1. Date: 8/20/2012 1:14:00 PM
    Truly sad, heartwrenching. Like it. :) Tanya

  1. Date: 8/19/2012 7:19:00 AM
    Janet the pain jumps off the page,well done....David

  1. Date: 8/19/2012 6:22:00 AM
    A moving poem, but beautiful written Janet. Like it very much - thank you. - Have a lovely Sunday and new week. - oxox // love Anne-Lise :)