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Deciding When

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Deciding When

Never thought that I would feel this way
I just need to make a getaway
It just seems more futile every day
Don't think I'll be back again
Sometimes I want to scream out loud
Feel all alone within a crowd
Say a prayer with my head bowed
To free me from this den
Looking back on all my wasted years
Spent the sunshine and saved the tears
There's a time that you must face your fears
The trouble is deciding when
Every day I seem more lost
Guess I underestimated all the cost
Never worried how the dice were tossed
Always rolled with the flow
Built my castle on shifting sand
I'm a stranger in my own land
Watch it all slip from my hand
How it will end I just don't know
I look to heaven and I wonder why
Should have made it but I didn't try
Memories fade away as time goes by
Time has never moved too slow


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  1. Date: 8/17/2011 11:23:00 PM

    I can really relate to this one Vince....well penned and very nice flow as well.... a pleasure to read...thanks for sharing

  1. Date: 7/28/2011 2:06:00 PM

    Nicely woven poem, written with feeling. Regards, Robert.

  1. Date: 7/25/2011 11:30:00 AM

    Vince, The melancholy you write with in this poem is pure slow burning power which makes my heart smile at its beauty but at the same time making it want to cry. You managed to write amazingly how it feels to be like this, thank you for writing this. Kyle

  1. Date: 7/12/2011 4:31:00 PM

    So much to ponder. Very deep evocative write, Vince. Thank you for sharing and thank you for your kind comments on my 'Frosted Panes. Lainie

  1. Date: 7/12/2011 1:12:00 AM

    Hello Vince, This is a great poem that I can relate too. Its good to know that we have our future to make a difference, even if just in our own lives. Seems to be since forever since I have been on here. Thank you for your comments on my poem. That care. Robyn

  1. Date: 7/11/2011 9:12:00 PM

    Love the rhythm, rhyme and meter here. Easily read and understood. I really liked it. God Bless, JB

  1. Date: 7/5/2011 6:38:00 PM

    I relate to this..very good words

  1. Date: 6/28/2011 5:52:00 AM

    Enjoyed reading the words that flowed from your pen today Vince. Hoping you have a wonderful day full of inspiration. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 6/27/2011 8:00:00 PM

    Many thoughts I can relate to here, Vince. On that poem of mine you just saw, it's not one I am too proud of, but had to whip up something!!