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Leaving Nothing Behind

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Leaving Nothing Behind

 
I’m like a used cleaning rag
Beaten down and torn
My heart harden from the storm
Like a beggar hungry and cold Lonely
Longing to find someone to hold
Knowing now while I’m growing old
Broken pieces no longer have control 
The setting sun has no shine

Falling stars from this empty space 
Leaving nothing behind,
Gray and gloomily skies
Traveling deep within the night
The bitter winter breeze 
Blows the cold snow, deep into the trees
Pushing them down upon me
Standing looking to find the bright lights
Blinding insight while the tunnel grows smaller tonight
          Written By Anita Everhart

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  1. Date: 1/4/2012 5:48:00 AM

    Congratulations on making it through the 1st round of PoetrySoup International Contest. Wishing you the best in the finals Anita. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 11/20/2011 12:57:00 PM

    A Everhart, indeed a wise mantra to carry with us, even from this dark and foreboding write. And yet it pulls us, even as we pull back to the light, to live some more. nice write. ;-)

  1. Date: 11/16/2011 7:15:00 AM

    Congratulations on being featured this week Anita. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 11/16/2011 3:17:00 AM

    Congratulations on your poem being featured this week, Anita

  1. Date: 11/15/2011 4:08:00 AM

    Beautiful poem, Anita. To me, i feel your pain really.

  1. Date: 11/9/2011 3:05:00 PM

    Little hell we live in babe, but we can change its style, expect believe and just be brave, put a smile upon your dial, find love again on the eyes depend, make contact and you will own, always someone just round the bend, life there is better, be up an going...

  1. Date: 8/7/2011 10:35:00 PM

    Anita you are beginning to worry me, please check your email and give us a visit...you seem like such a sweet person....with love...old Jack

  1. Date: 7/31/2011 3:49:00 PM

    excellent write I like the flow, seems so sad..want to give you a smile to brighten up your day hope this does it....( : )..thank you for your kind comments on my poem, very much appreciated...God bless...old Jack