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Without you

 Been over several months and 
I haven't let go of you. 
 It's Christmas Eve and the 
thought of you brings me to 
 Seeing the untouched pale 
skin on my finger puts my mind 
in dark a place. 
 Without hesitation, I slash my 
wrist with the used blade that 
you had stabbed me with. 
 As blood drips on the royal 
blue blanket, you once have 
gave me, I realize, there is no 
going back. 
 I wrap the belt, your belt, 
around my  neck. In the closet 
that both of us know inside and 
 As I finally kick the stool from 
under myself. 
 The weight on my shoulders 
from the world pushes my body 
towards the earth as this noose 
of despair slowly tightens until 
I no long can breath. 
 As the memories of us slowly 
fade to darkness. And the 
bright light I thought you were, 
slowly dimmers.
 Each gasp of air I try to take. 
Only brings the pain You 
caused back.
 My last and final thought 
forces it self Into my depleting 
oxygen brain... 
 The thought that always and 
will stay with me.... I miss 

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  1. Date: 7/27/2015 1:24:00 PM

  1. Date: 12/26/2013 12:09:00 AM
    Hi Ryley, , Hope you are enjoying the holidays, -- Your first poem on the soup is excellent for the readers!! Stopping by with a nice, sweet Welcome to Poetry Soup. Wishing you the best when it comes to your poems. I hope you get to meet all the nice poets around here. Starting with me. SKAT :-) Please drop a hello and tell me a little about yourself if you like. I would like to be your newest poetry soup "FRIEND". Hugs* SKAT"

  1. Date: 12/14/2013 9:39:00 PM
    Ryley, this poem, is touching and deep... The ending came to me with sadness... I like your first poetic piece on the site , A nice warm WELCOME to poetry soup. Dropping by to invite you to my latest contest. You will find the contest page on the top left hand side* -Looking forward in following and reading your poetry. Hope to hear from you soon. You will enjoy the community, we are one big happy family. (Drama & Love. LOL) ~ Take Care!! From: your new poet friend @-> LINDA <-@