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what will happen when im gone?

here we go again
these nights they bring me pain
wish someone was here just to keep me sane

reactions have started to tear at my soul,
bringing out wounds you were never meant to know

and when my world has shattered,
everyone will wonder why,
i'll answer and i may smile and sigh....
no one else thought i mattered.

family may cr...y,
friends may be sad,
but when it comes to love,
no one will stand by.

Copyright © Charles Smith

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  1. Date: 6/26/2010 8:51:00 AM
    Hi again Charles--that last line of yours really made this poem sadder for me...but then again, you never do know when love will come knocking at your door-- wishing you all the best! --nikko :)

  1. Date: 6/25/2010 4:31:00 PM
    I am glad you are getting welcomed in to the soup,,you got a style of poetry here..Now after reading your poem I will wonder how life will be after I am gone,,,enjoyed,,have anice one,..p.d.

  1. Date: 6/23/2010 4:09:00 PM
    thank you very much Mr. Hinshaw, and im glad that i found the poems that i did

  1. Date: 5/17/2010 3:34:00 PM
    thanks very much carol, i'll keep that in mind

  1. Date: 5/17/2010 4:32:00 AM
    I would like to welcome you to PoetrySoup Charles. Wishing you the best in your writing endeavors. If you have questions please feel free to ask anyone here. We are all willing to help and if we don't know the answer we will find someone who does. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 5/16/2010 9:11:00 AM
    its not necessarily a view of love in general. its a view of my life as it is right now. no one loves me in the way that i want. that last paragraph means that while my friends and family will miss me, i don't have a lover to mourn my passing

  1. Date: 5/16/2010 3:52:00 AM
    Thanks for sharing your down to earth thoughts on love

  1. Date: 5/15/2010 7:46:00 PM
    i'm to young for that just yet

  1. Date: 5/15/2010 7:44:00 PM
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  1. Date: 5/15/2010 7:35:00 PM
    thanks kimberly, i defiantly will

  1. Date: 5/15/2010 7:30:00 PM
    Sad poem. Check out my When You Think of Me. It's the same concept.