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When love turns cold

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When love turns cold

When Love Turns Cold.

Another one bites the dust,
   As the game of love’s played out,
And It seems that she don’t love him anymore.
And tears run down young faces,
And young minds fill with doubts,
       As a father turns and walks on through that door.

So little minds confused 
And little hearts all bruised,
They peer into the awful damage done.
As old children play old games,
And both each other blame,
   They later find that nothing’s ever won.

But love’s grown cold it’s over now,
He’s gone, it’s done, someone has failed,
And the children they must ride it all somehow.

The house feels empty now,
All grey and cold somehow,
And little hearts they fill with too much sorrow.
And a young man walks the street,
All tired and feeling beat,
   His sadness reaching out to all tomorrows.

2003

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  1. Date: 6/26/2013 11:29:00 AM

    It is so sad that the children must bear the burden. So sad when love is doomed.Nicely done on this poem. love phyl

    Duggan Avatar Peter Duggan
    Date: 6/26/2013 6:10:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thank you very much Phyll, they were such beautiful children to it made my heart weep..I appreciate your comments Peter
  1. Date: 6/26/2013 11:18:00 AM

    For their relief, the children have to bear the heaviest burden. A very delicate issue there...moving.

    Duggan Avatar Peter Duggan
    Date: 6/26/2013 6:12:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thank you for your comments, they are truly appreciated...Peter
  1. Date: 6/25/2013 5:08:00 PM

    Such a sad turn of events, enjoyed your poem xxx

    Duggan Avatar Peter Duggan
    Date: 6/26/2013 6:32:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thanks a lot Rose. I tried to get in touch with you about the contest of yours, but they won't let me get through to you for some reason... Peter