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Arms of a shadow

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Arms of a shadow

I look fine on the outside…
But I’m crying and crumbling to 
pieces on the inside…
I can’t get over it, I’ve tried….
This hits me so hard I go insane…
I can’t go without you, 
You are always on my brain.

You would hold me, never wanting 
to leave…
Where did that go? I miss it so…
We are so far apart, but you remain 
in my heart…
You gave me the news… I had no 
Idea what to do.
I had no clue was it real? Was it 
true?
I fall backwards to fall into the arms 
of a shadow,
Noticing my heart and core felt so 
shallow.

Looking behind, but nothing to find.
I sit on my bed …
Every moment I dread.
Beads of sorrow fall upon my face,
The slow and dreadful pace..

I say this has no faze to me,
But really…this is killing me…
The beads become larger and 
faster…
I think of you and how we shared 
our laughter and smiles.
I’m not going to see you for a while.

I feel something gently glide across 
my face,.
I look up to see your hand.
 
My vision was blurry due the tears in 
my hazel eyes.
Saying I don’t care isn’t nothing but a 
lie.
I look up to see my love, my life..
I always want you by my side.
 
My head falls on your shoulder, 
Your arms go around me…
To fall asleep so soundly…
With my heart feeling shallow...
I yet again fall into the arms of a 
shadow



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  1. Date: 10/8/2011 1:38:00 PM
    Thank you all:) I just figured out how to comment on my own poems. And I greatly appreciate the inspiration I get in life and from all of your comments and corrections:P and brandon look at the top of the home page where it says "post a poem"

  1. Date: 10/6/2011 10:28:00 PM
    yeooo i decided to make a soup thingy and say holy poop im impressed girly if i knew how to put poems up i would but im kinda ssllooww

  1. Date: 1/21/2011 6:31:00 AM
    Thank you for sharing your wonderful poetry with us Jasmine. I enjoyed reading it today. May you have a wonderful weekend and always find inspiration to continue your writing. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 1/20/2011 7:55:00 PM
    You have some good descriptive words. Check the second line of your last verse. Did you really want to use the word "Your" instead of "Tour"? This may merely be a typographical error since the "T" key is situated next to the "Y" key on any standard computer keyboard.