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A painful reason

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A painful reason

I stand still, pausing only to realize the world does not I fall and weep, yet the sun sets and the moon rises The flowers bloom and whither away just as the peak in beauty Man ceases to be and dust only remains with his bones I close my eyes only to pretend I am someone or something Awaking only to realities that haunt my wrongful past Mistakes were made, some scared me to the depth of my soul As if I walk in no direction nor without purpose Will not the heavens open and cry rain one me Least the tounges of those whom hate me slap my dreams Only my shadow hears my silent tears, raw emotions that fade As our hearts scream, we silence out spirit and stand still Many point at us only to cover their wrongs from the light Nothing can hide in the dark when the light is present I love without being loved, I write to an absent soul I hear her voice every now and then yet it no longer shakes me What happend to the fire I ask, only to never know an answer Is my life to be but a painful image of the unknown Only when I die I will know this painful reason

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  1. Date: 11/13/2013 7:10:00 PM
    Edward life is an oxymoron at times. Love and hate are on opposite ends of the same wave length. Pain and pleasure etc.-The trick is to fly under life's' radar sometimes and know you have more control over your thoughts and feelings than you think. I live alone now after 41 years of marriage. I never knew myself until now. Enjoy being free to be yourself. Good day. my friend and live in the moment.

  1. Date: 7/9/2013 1:49:00 PM
    Only my shadow hear my silent tears-this verse moved me Eddie.The poem is so beautiful yet sad.I guess everything in life happens for a reason..even the thristy moments..Remember after the rain it shines again.Charma

    Orozco Avatar Edward Orozco
    Date: 7/10/2013 10:36:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    My dear sister, your comments always bring a smile to my face, thank you so much for reading my work =)
  1. Date: 7/9/2013 3:45:00 AM
    Yes.. so true of trying to find our purpose here on earth. Your depiction of a universal question is excellent. I believe we were all put here for unique purposes-- everything beautiful in its season.

    Orozco Avatar Edward Orozco
    Date: 7/10/2013 10:35:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thank you for taking the time to read my work, that what you just said is exactly what i felt behind these words..
  1. Date: 7/8/2013 12:22:00 PM
    - Edward, a poem with many painful thoughts. - Life can be hard and brutal sometimes. - Maybe you get answers to your thoughts in the future .... time heals your wounds. - Wish you all the best. - Very touching written, good work. - oxox / / Anne-Lise :)

    Orozco Avatar Edward Orozco
    Date: 7/10/2013 10:34:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thank you for your kind word they truly feed my soul with warmth and spirit to continue writting. =) <3
  1. Date: 7/8/2013 10:16:00 AM
    Awesome poem! I could visualize this poem setting :-)Hope you could read some of mine! ~<3 Sky (:

    Orozco Avatar Edward Orozco
    Date: 7/10/2013 10:33:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thank you my dear friend.
  1. Date: 7/4/2013 9:06:00 PM
    I really felt the emotion in these words. Excellent job. :)

    Orozco Avatar Edward Orozco
    Date: 7/8/2013 9:20:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thank you for taking the time to see my work! I like ur name :) April I was born in that month hehe :)