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Wall to wall

I walk into the room walls appear
Nothing less nothing more
I feel my heart crawl as the emptyness hits the floor
Once a home but now undone as the close of the door

The stillness surrounds my pounding heart distracts
Windows the vision of fullness outside within its crowds
Nobody sees my place of coldness that freezers
Deepness of ivory cream painted easel

The memories that have past make this a box now
The pictures inside my head like an old black and white film 
No ticket needed just an overwhelming knowlege of whats gone before 
For this is my empty apartment

sarah hales 
contest empty apartment

Copyright © sarah hales

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  1. Date: 11/29/2010 12:03:00 PM
    Congratulations on your well deserved featured verse :-) Many Blessings, Always, Adell

  1. Date: 11/29/2010 6:33:00 AM
    A well deserved featured poem you have here Sarah. May you have many more. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 11/28/2010 5:24:00 PM
    Congrats Sarah my friend on your featured poem this week on the Soup... a great one to share with us all with luv ...

  1. Date: 11/26/2010 12:04:00 AM
    Such stark, cold and hard descriptions of the apartment, made me feel I was there. Wonderfully penned piece!

  1. Date: 11/25/2010 8:55:00 AM
    Your apartment is void of physical accouterments, but not emotional trappings! Good colloquial lingo to allegorically describe your inner feelings. I invite you to peruse my Empty Nest poem! I use some of the same imagery to elicit similar feelings. Have a tawnie day!

  1. Date: 11/24/2010 10:12:00 PM
    Smile ~ "My Love & Warmth to 'You Always' &, All You Love," John! ~ Smile, "Have A Very 'Blessed & Beautiful' Day My Dear, Amid The Soon to Be Overflowing Hearts Walls of, 'Everlasting &, Beautiful Love;'" Bye Sarah!:) ~

  1. Date: 11/24/2010 10:07:00 PM
    Smile!? ~ I have long now known that "Your Beauties" brush is so very brilliantly expressive & profound &, my heart can forever only hope that, happiness, shall be the breath "Your Treasures" hold, until the ends of All time my dear; "Excellent, Soulful Poe; Sour Sweet" ~ I hope that "Your Brightness Is Doing Wonderfully 'My Dear, Precious & Priceless Sarah Hales'" &, "Thank You," for stopping by the other day & "Yes, 'Love Is The Answer!!!'" ~ ....Cont:)

  1. Date: 11/24/2010 8:10:00 PM
    Your apartment may be empty.But your poem is not empty.It filled my thoughts and imaginations.

  1. Date: 11/24/2010 3:19:00 PM
    Sarah a great write for contest my Poet Lady...Happy Thanksgiving to you and all..Love Michael

  1. Date: 11/24/2010 3:03:00 PM
    Hello, Sarah how are you sad with deep thoughts, , enjoyed your poem,, and have a wonderful blessed Thanksgiving day,. always,..P.D.