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The Longing

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Below is the poem entitled The Longing which was written by poet Rollo West. Please feel free to comment on this poem. However, please remember, PoetrySoup is a place of encouragement and growth.

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The Longing

The silence cradling me is shattered by the sound of one leaf landing on the grass. In the space between this leaf hitting the earth and that leaf shaking itself loose, and racing to join it, I have endured a lifetime of longing for you.

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  1. Date: 1/2/2013 6:31:00 AM

    WOW! A simple but sweet description of life's loving journey! Jack

    West Avatar Rollo West Date: 1/2/2013 2:31:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    hey jack, thank you. Rollo
  1. Date: 1/2/2013 2:08:00 AM

    Once again you touch and cause the deepest sorrow in me Rollo xx

    West Avatar Rollo West Date: 1/2/2013 2:31:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Hi Mandy, thank you for the great comment. Rollo
  1. Date: 1/1/2013 8:38:00 PM

    This is quite the beautiful, a gorgeous write my friend! You have painted a wondrous image with this fantastic poem here Rollo! I really enjoyed reading this dynamic and pleasing piece this evening! You have been writing some amazing free verse poems, a nice addition to your repertoire! What a superior write, Great Work!!

    West Avatar Rollo West Date: 1/1/2013 11:21:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thank you so much my friend for your great comment. Rollo