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Wish You Were Here

We never think our lives,
are in vain.
We always believe we have purpose –
even amidst the pain.
Wish you knew.

It’s hard to watch a loved one stumble,
and drift away.
Yet, it’s more difficult to watch the misery –
while you try and make them stay.
Wish you cared.

I imagine the good years, was it reality
or some sick dream?
I consider the happy times,
were they what they seemed?
Wish you had stayed.

We weren’t enough to mask the misery –
or hide your resentful eyes .
In the end we weren’t your happiness –
weren’t important, life-long ties.
Wish you were happy.

We’re a vacant shell of memories,
darkened with a cold, distant emptiness.
We’re wretchedly dying inside daily –
our broken hearts you will forever possess.
Wish you were here.

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  1. Date: 9/13/2012 9:19:00 AM
    I can relate to this poem enjoyed it

    Stiles Avatar Stacy Stiles
    Date: 9/13/2012 9:23:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thanks so much for the comment, and taking the time to review my work - I really appreciate it! :)