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Far Away

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Far Away

     In another reality 
         I knew you 
Time was running  out and 
    the hourglass slowly emptied 
You left for a distant shore
Stolen moments that 
    we shared 
have been delicately placed
   in the jeweled box 
                           that 
                           is 
                           memory 
Thrilling passions 
have become piles of ash
As for the future 
     I don't ask the impossible
     Just light one candle 
and be able to watch its glow 
     as it melts - ever so slowly

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  1. Date: 5/13/2012 10:56:00 AM

    Nice Shape of life, i think. Thanks for sharing, my friend. Loved always, bl

  1. Date: 4/9/2012 9:00:00 PM

    Hello, Matt, in another reality, I knew this one boy... who is a man... soup mail..pd

  1. Date: 4/9/2012 7:54:00 PM

    I think many of us have known another reality. You said id all so beautifully and I feel the angst in this lovely verse!

  1. Date: 4/6/2012 8:21:00 AM

    Very impressive work about love loss..I hope that is not your life but just about the topic..Enjoyed reading this morn..Thanks for stopping by my Jellyfish work..I got stung by a jelly about ten years ago..It was a horrible experience ...I am so glad that it was not a deadly type of jelly..Sara

  1. Date: 4/4/2012 12:25:00 AM

    A lovely and enjoyable poem to read Matthew. Well done

  1. Date: 4/3/2012 11:45:00 PM

    Really enjoyed Matthew..) good read here, as for my early reads; i enjoyed the marvel comics and many other books..) can't get time for a good read these days,, other than poetry soup..

  1. Date: 4/3/2012 9:07:00 PM

    Matt, hi!... the further one gets.. it's easy to get back to that vision... a very deep poem and far away memory.. i like the jewelery box image... always..pd

  1. Date: 4/3/2012 8:50:00 PM

    I really like the words here, Matt, but I seem to be having problems interpreting the shape poems here at Soup. Is this either a melting candle or an hourglass? I sure hope it is one of those two things! As for your question on having listened to famous poets reading their work. Are you kidding? I have not even listened to INfamous poets reading. hahaha (of course I mean normal ones like me!!!)