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Just Too Much

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Just Too Much

Empty purses and filled up hearses.
The poor and lonely fade with their curses.
The sun don't shine under the bridge.
The rains came down, washed out the ridge.

Their hope flew out their broken window.
The winds picked up and started to blow.
The last thread of salvation to sew.
Together, any faith that they've come to know.

They are just memories no one remembers.
Fuel for the fire that's now just embers.
Just dirty ash no one should touch.
The truth of life that's just too much.

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  1. Date: 1/2/2013 5:26:00 PM
    Wouldn't it be perfect if we could put old brains in young heads. How are you supposed to know one decision can change a life. Well, we haven't gotten into the hearse yet, but it is waiting. I'm feeling cheerful tonight! :) Love, Elizabeth

  1. Date: 12/12/2012 6:38:00 PM
    Hi, Robert. I hope the season is treating you well. Thanks for always taking time to see my poetry. Luv,Andrea

  1. Date: 12/11/2012 6:04:00 PM
    Nice contest write Light & Love

  1. Date: 12/11/2012 10:34:00 AM
    Too much indeed! Great poem! Cynthia

  1. Date: 12/10/2012 1:51:00 PM
    such truths in this thought provoking write, my friend - congrats on all your wins

  1. Date: 12/9/2012 7:15:00 PM
    cute rhyming comment you left me on "As Lovers Go" ONe of my other commenters got a kick out of it!

  1. Date: 12/9/2012 2:12:00 PM
    How somber this rhyme, Robert. Loaded with truth and powerful expressions. I read it thru several times and the meaning is plain to me---so many missed opportunities...appreciated this read! gwendolen

  1. Date: 12/9/2012 1:44:00 PM
    well written and liked the expressions

  1. Date: 12/8/2012 5:48:00 PM
    wow wonderful write and being a writer of rhymes I loved the flow,great write Robert

  1. Date: 12/5/2012 10:43:00 AM
    Oh this is good, very good, to my fav with yourself... a poem filled with emotion of this time this place...

  1. Date: 12/4/2012 11:33:00 PM
    great tribute...thank you for sharing your great work... enjoyed !!! :) SK

  1. Date: 12/4/2012 7:41:00 PM
    well done.

  1. Date: 12/4/2012 6:39:00 PM
    wow! this one is a gem! great title and i love the way you came back to it at the end. very very nice!

  1. Date: 12/4/2012 6:38:00 PM
    wow! this one is a gem! great title and i love the way you came back to it at the end. very very nice!

  1. Date: 12/4/2012 3:26:00 PM
    sad sad sad, but WELL done, my friend!! Yep, when I realized my keys were not with me, I went cold!!! Was so happy to see that car still running in the lot (and standing still of course. hahaha)