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My Life is Over

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My Life is Over

Lord, how???
How could this be?
That a shadow so despicable is allowed to trod the world 
So infuriating, so excruciating, so vicious
Is it really necessary? 

Lord, why???
Why must this be?
That this heartless, wretched spawn of Satan, 
leaves such severe sorrow wherever it goes.
So painful, so exasperating, so agonizing.
Will it ever end?
                     
My sorrowful soul, my aching soul
The light that once shone bright, that once flickered within
Has suddenly grown dim
There is now an open wound where my heart used to be
And I'm afraid it wont ever heal
I am weak, I am numb.
I am surrounded by the sounds of despair
I dwell in distress all my days
Hoping to wake up from this horrific dream
But I think I may have died in my sleep, I can't seem to wake up
Now all I have are memories
And that makes it even harder 
To accept the fact that you are never coming back
I curse the day it happened wondering why you and not me
Because my life as I new it was over,


Why Lord why,
I will never understand?
My mother, my best friend is gone forever
My life as I knew it is over.

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  1. Date: 10/23/2012 3:38:00 PM
    A poignant poem from a heart that is as tender as the breath of morning, surely she is watching over you night and day, lest you fall she will catch you with her everlasting love. Be good, and know that one day, her face will shine upon you once again, until then, you have friends, here, glad I read your poetry, love and light vie

    Jervis Avatar Sherene Jervis
    Date: 10/23/2012 5:15:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Vie, thank you for the kind words and encouragement. I really appreciate it, and I am happy to know that I have friends here.
  1. Date: 10/22/2012 7:56:00 PM
    Im very sorry but like for her it is a new begining walking with thy Lord and hearing our prayers Know this is also a new begining for you also Mom raised a good and creative person.Write of her for she lives in your heart.Sometimes lifes mysteries have no answers.Dedicate more to her.Write of her beauties.Very heart felt

    Jervis Avatar Sherene Jervis
    Date: 10/22/2012 8:22:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    That's true. I will, thank you.