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Title Taken

The page laughing at me the canvas cold and blank.
Winter filled room in the middle of june.
Why had my heart run a ground on such jagged shores.

Now I scavage for remains of my soul.
ragged I wonder would anyone remember me apon my return.
Would she stand smile apon face and regret in heart.

The page stayed empty for a reason.
They were all gone the great titles along with there writers.

Me the fool brave or foolish enough to  attempt the
impossible  with little to show for it.
A broken relationship and some bad tattos  in 
some  weird places.

To be stuck down in a  hollow .
Is fine  with suplies lowand the truth a sober mind brings 
time was ticking the false deadline was apon me.
And like a kid trying to cram in every answer on a school test.
I was stuggling  waitting for the teacher to say times up.

Hands shaking from the need throat dry  and a headache
that would last for a week.
Why had it always come to this  isolation.

Maybe it was the roads way of calling me back.
Like a lover calling me back to bed.
To entangle untill the mornings light.

Yet just like a passionet affair the struggle for the title 
kept me trapped to this place for nights on end.
You cant grasp what is never yours its 
like trying to see that sweet southern breeze.

Everytime you find  one with which your heart agree's 
 You find the titles taken.
life and love will always  bring you to your knees.

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  1. Date: 11/28/2009 9:59:00 AM
    LOVELY WRITE Mr R indeed:) Charma

  1. Date: 10/8/2009 7:20:00 AM
    This is a wonderful write Robert. :) i enjoyed reading it.

  1. Date: 10/1/2009 2:11:00 PM
    No one could ever call this page "cold and blank," Robert. It is filled with longing, angst and a desire to find solutions. I especially like the line "You can't grasp what is never yours." How true. You pose many questions to which we would all like to find answers. Excellent concepts written with deep feeling. Welcome to Poetry Soup, Robert! Best Wishes, Carolyn

  1. Date: 10/1/2009 12:57:00 PM
    How about...Paged...for the title ;) using both of its meanings. Welcome to the Soup

  1. Date: 10/1/2009 12:52:00 PM
    Thank you for sharing your awesome poetry with us today. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 10/1/2009 12:46:00 PM
    Oh what an idea. Keep writing. Sara