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Looking Back

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Looking Back

Years ago things were so bleak
A broken heart makes a person weak
For a very long while things were grim and sad
Unfortunately not realizing just what we had
Being torn apart, dreams forever shattered
At this point there was only one quest that mattered
to young and confused to weigh the losses
Still years later, the future it crosses
How complex the mind, now this I know
Time is not a factor - 
Somethings we just have no control
Hey, take a long listen to the skies rolling thunder
You may find too - that you cant help but wonder
Events drastic in life, so you take a wrong turn
Realizing later there's a lesson to learn
Finding you need comfort from a friend
Thus what once was - has come to an end
What was lost to me - was a damn crying shame
Life goes on, never to be the same
Letting go, being happy, yet missing you so
Trying to understand, but time will show
Now i am ready to lay the past to rest
Cherish happiness and wish for the best

Contest : Chasing Away The Blues  02/05/2013

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  1. Date: 3/23/2013 5:51:00 PM

    Pat, Congratulations with your Featured Poem of the week. Wishing you the best this new coming week. Take care :-) Linda

  1. Date: 3/20/2013 6:48:00 PM

    Dear Pat, Hope this finds YOU and YOURS Healthy and High in the Spirit. Welcome to POETRYSOUP.YOU will make friends quickly with the fantastic POETRY YOU write,If YOU have any ?s YOU can ask anyone on the Soup. If they don't know they will refer YOU to someone who Does. Congratulations on YOUR POEM "Looking Back" Winning in Becca's contest "Chasing the Blues Away" Vivid images in Superb Rhyme form Keep the Quill to the paper.With LOVE ALWAYS and FOREVER YOUR Eternal Liege...Harry

  1. Date: 2/17/2013 2:33:00 PM

    This is a touching poem..congratulations

  1. Date: 2/12/2013 10:56:00 AM

    Belated congratulations on your win Pat xx

  1. Date: 2/11/2013 5:22:00 PM

    this is a very reflective one and you put great thought into your words, congrats on your win.

  1. Date: 2/11/2013 9:17:00 AM

    Pat, a nice winning poem... Congratulations with your "Chasing the Blues Away" entry... Have yourself a nice one~ LINDA