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A part of my soul is gone
dead, lying in a sea of doom

When he took his own that day
he also took a part of mine

So, I searched on how to tie a knot
for if he was gone so was I

But, leaving this earth and others behind
was not the solution of mine

Yet, I sit here day after day
night after night

Wondering what I could have done,
could I have made a difference?

But, realizing I was not the solution
I was the answer to the question....


Holly Moore
August 2012

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  1. Date: 9/29/2012 2:01:00 PM
    I am so sorry for your loss. It has got to be the most painful experience for a parent. Your last couplet says it all - you are not the problem nor the solution.

  1. Date: 9/27/2012 7:34:00 PM
    Wow! I've had these same thoughts. Why? Very nice write.You've got me thinking with this now...

  1. Date: 9/24/2012 6:59:00 AM
    i could not rhyme so well when teardrops fell upon my dell, so i had to wait a spell before i could tell you how i felt when i read this.