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Purpose

In my darkest hour, the light runs away
I stumble to find my way home
The hope that used to guide me
no longer shines.

Not even a flicker to tempt me, to entice me
My dreams no longer have a voice
Like shadows they lay silent, transparent
A reality I can't touch.

A stale breeze fills my nostrils
leaving me in a melancholy heap
of hopelessness.
My purpose is but a bitter lie

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  1. Date: 11/21/2012 9:02:00 PM

    Larry,, Stopping by to greet you and every other soup poet, with a special thank you comment, during this wonderful Thanksgiving season. Hope you do not mind the time I am taking to express my sincere appreciation for any support you have offered during the years, or time you have been here on the soup. I am deeply thankful and extend to you my best wishes for a happy and healthy Poetic Magical Thanksgiving Day. *Always & Forever, the Poet Destroyer; -*

  1. Date: 7/8/2012 5:55:00 PM

    Yes the dark hour, i think we have all been there & for some they are still there, i loved this Larry many blesings to you :)

  1. Date: 7/5/2012 9:28:00 AM

    Wow, really deep, my friend. Sounds like you need to have a talk with Dr. Phil! Ralph

  1. Date: 7/4/2012 6:05:00 PM

    didn't expect this from ole larry. the funny rhymer of long ago.

  1. Date: 7/4/2012 9:52:00 AM

    It was a pleasure to read your work! Lori

  1. Date: 7/4/2012 9:01:00 AM

    wow, so sad! i hope things get better (or, better yet, that this poem isn't true!)