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The Worst Morning After

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The Worst Morning After

It was the morning after I read her note
Bidding farewell to the world and me
How insensitive a jerk I surely am
Not to recognize her misery

It was the morning after the flashing lights
Her face covered by a pure white sheet
Empty prescription bottles littering the floor
Her final chapter now complete

It was the morning after accusing eyes
Pierced my heart already ripped out
I mistook my happiness to be hers, too
And didn’t hear the silent cries she would shout

It was the morning after my whole life changed
And I was left to mourn alone
That I knew I would follow her
Down the path that no one condones

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  1. Date: 8/2/2013 11:06:00 AM
    An awesome win with this gem, Joe. Congratulations, my friend. Licia :-)

  1. Date: 8/1/2013 11:05:00 PM
    Congratulations... SKAT

  1. Date: 8/1/2013 10:00:00 PM
    Nice win...PD

  1. Date: 7/16/2013 2:40:00 PM
    Oh how very sad and scary too..Hopelessness is an inconsolable feeling...love,Deb

  1. Date: 7/16/2013 9:16:00 AM
    awesome entry for the contest Joe, should do well