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When The Glass Is Empty

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When The Glass Is Empty

Your in a world where I had to leave...

When two hands seperated I found me ...

A crumbling picture that broke my heart...

With all my love and words, it still fell apart...

Days and time to realize what I can't fix...

From a bottle to a glass our lives couldn't mix...

Your eyes blurred as I spilled my soul...

As words fell on ears that wouldn't hold...

Now as the calender drips into new days...

I write of a love that came and went away...

Through all the storms I found a stronger me...

In poetry and love is where I'll be...

{a story of a past love who chose addiction over me}

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  1. Date: 11/12/2012 9:34:00 AM
    Always a pleasure to read you. But you might want to fix the first word. :-)

  1. Date: 11/10/2012 5:34:00 AM
    Very sad... very moving... very nice... Terry

  1. Date: 11/2/2012 3:22:00 AM
    Wow...this is a fav Michael. There are some wonderful lines .......actually the whole poem is wonderful line by line mwah - Shaz

  1. Date: 11/1/2012 12:50:00 AM
    Well written Michael! The notion of the glass being empty signifies a finished chapter and provides an opportunity for a refill(with better contents of course). Nice!

  1. Date: 10/30/2012 11:00:00 PM
    Michael thats so sad. A beautiful poem, filled with imagery, but it haunts the soul. I love this write my friend. Thanks for visiting and comments. One love, Joy Wells

  1. Date: 10/27/2012 10:15:00 AM
    Very well penned, Michael! Full of emotion! Excellent! Ruben.

  1. Date: 10/27/2012 4:38:00 AM
    So sad and so beautiful.

  1. Date: 10/26/2012 1:22:00 PM
    Hi Michael very sad poem, but enthralling all the same, her loss i fear, all the best Owen

  1. Date: 10/26/2012 9:41:00 AM
    So sad Michael, yet a wonderful poem, that had to be told, if only for others, this is so profound and heartfelt...............and you bring out all the emotions with your wonderful way with words................

  1. Date: 10/25/2012 10:29:00 AM
    So sad a tale you've written quite well. Finding self within these trying times is no small feat....Enjoyed !!!

  1. Date: 10/25/2012 6:16:00 AM
    Powerful Michael and you're proof of the old Gene Pitney song "Only love can break a heart, only love can mend it again"! BTW, hope we break Jerry Jones heart this weekend!

  1. Date: 10/24/2012 4:26:00 PM
    that's very interesting and to know of what inspired this. Sad but made for a good poem from you, Michael. I love the last two lines.

  1. Date: 10/24/2012 12:27:00 PM
    Really like your theme of finding yourself separate from a relationship. I try to not let my relationships, or other people, define me, but it is so easy to get lost there.

  1. Date: 10/24/2012 10:34:00 AM
    A very touching but superbly awesome write, my dear friend! Great work indeed! Thank you for sharing this! More power and blessings to you always! hugs:) Leonora

  1. Date: 10/24/2012 10:27:00 AM
    This poem is as heart-breaking as it is beautiful, have obviously gained much wisdom and insight from this experience - Tim

  1. Date: 10/24/2012 9:14:00 AM
    Sad but beautiful...enjoyed reading it thoroughly. Thank you for stopping by my page.

  1. Date: 10/24/2012 2:37:00 AM
    Michael, your second line is brilliant as it sets the tone for how you saved yourself by letting go. It is one of the most difficult challenges of life, not go follow one you love deeply down a destructive path, l have been there and l had to let go too. You write beautifully.

  1. Date: 10/23/2012 9:12:00 PM
    Talk about a true poet, this is beautiful. Sad but heart touching.

  1. Date: 10/23/2012 8:42:00 PM
    such a sad story, but the outcome brought forth a poet whose words touch others...nicely penned! Hugs my friend!

  1. Date: 10/23/2012 6:27:00 PM
    a sad story Michael....a touching write.....thanks for stopping by....