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When It's Gone

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When It's Gone

When It’s Gone


On this evening I didn’t know if this enticing land will be gone

My thoughts keep on worrying about something

Something that will turn this land dark and gray

Like a fading photos from yesterday



So I take a quill over the cluttered backyard 

And write something that will keep me motionless

If only this ground was not injured

If only this calm ground was kept holy



Somehow we will not be like this

We will be not be regretful of what we’ve done 

Somehow we will not wait for the clouds to turn dull

For the ocean to soar high and for the mighty trees to tumble



And as my blood scatters under the moonlight

And when the morning light make it dry

I will wish this enticing land to be safe in another moment

I will wish a bountiful period where natives lend their sincere affection 






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  1. Date: 1/8/2013 2:07:00 PM
    shirlyn ledesma :-) your poem has been a wonderful write to find on the soups front page... '"Congratulations"" with your awesome featured poem of the week... always~ LINDA

  1. Date: 12/26/2012 9:47:00 AM
    Very well penned Shirlyn! I love how you've tackled theme delicately and expressed your wishes for peace and well being. Nice!

  1. Date: 12/19/2012 10:55:00 AM
    A belated but warm welcome to PoetrySoup I offer you today Shirlyn. I wish for you the best in your writing endeavors whatever they may be. Hoping you find even more inspiration by reading some of the poetry written here by other poets. Thank you for sharing your writing with us and have a wonderful weekend. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 12/9/2012 2:49:00 PM
    Welcome to Poetry Soup, so nice to read your write today. Light & Love

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    Date: 12/9/2012 5:56:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    thanks Debbie its also nice to read your comment... :):*