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A Precious Glimpse

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A Precious Glimpse

Rambling rants of a disturbed mind
genius in his day, one of a kind
fighting against some archenemy
flailing and arguing continuously
family visit heartbroken
in their eyes, no need to be spoken
on a good day he just ignores
their presence, one of his chores
on a bad day swearing and cursing
a painted smile they've been rehearsing
the man they knew is long gone
but in their soul, his memory shone
they keep hoping for a breakthrough
a precious glimpse of the person they knew

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  1. Date: 11/27/2012 11:49:00 AM

    This poem of yours is relivent to a few things going on with a friend of mine, and it's beautiful, kind of shines a light on a harsh thing. Thanks. Read ;{>

  1. Date: 11/26/2012 3:22:00 PM

    sad,old age conquers,great write Susan

    O'Reilly Avatar Susan O'Reilly Date: 11/26/2012 3:48:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Hi Richard thanks a mil so glad u enjoyed x