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Dark Desperation

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Dark Desperation

Desperation,
	overwhelming
the only sound is
weeping, weeping, weeping

Dark shadows
	o’er taking, suffocating
feel it
looming, looming, looming

Tired and broken
	losing the battle
tire, tired eyes
seeping, seeping, seeping

Tears, soft and hot
	down saddened cheeks slide
onto heaving breasts, heart
booming, booming, booming

Remembering warmth
	security a myth
for now there is only
sleeping, sleeping, sleeping and
weeping, weeping, weeping.

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  1. Date: 9/21/2009 1:54:00 PM
    Trudy, when i feel down - my perfect pick me up is my music and writing. I can write a poem about Roses's and Butterflies listening to AC/DC - strange mix yea! like i mentioned you will be you again>>James,x

  1. Date: 9/21/2009 12:47:00 PM
    These are feelings to which I can relate, Trudy. When I'm "losing the battle," it sometimes help to write. I hate to think of you feeling so down. Please feel free to write to me anytime. I'm going to Soup Mail my email address to you. Today would have been my late Dad's birthday and I have just moved into his house. Memories are surrounding me. Sometimes it helps to share with a friend. Love, Carolyn

  1. Date: 9/21/2009 4:53:00 AM
    Thank you for sharing your excellent poetry with us Trudy. As always I wish you the best in your future writing endeavors whatever they may be. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 9/20/2009 1:16:00 PM
    From heart mourning, comes a peace within, a heart felt poem, Good expressions. Sincerely Moses

  1. Date: 9/20/2009 10:12:00 AM
    Can feel the rush of trears....streaming.... another from the heart poem, Trudy. ~ Carrie