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Forgetfulness

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Forgetfulness

Lost...
I am dormant on the ground
 In a dark alley not to be found.
A board opposite me writ in red, 
Lifeless I am, please no tip,
money I have, but my soul
deserted me, thats why I am here.
 
Useless...
When a passer by stared at me heartless,
how lucky you are old lady, the courage 
you have, to just sit daily on that floor,
With blankness in your eyes, deafness 
in your ears, motionless you are,
mindless so far, faceless, even tearless, 
not one tear to shed over your soulless 
to cure it's pain.

Old lady...
Your emptiness and soundless will leave
 you homeless.
Why today you specifically want to remain 
dreamless.
Your nakedness is seen, your spirit turned 
against you dissolved into the running 
stream.

Shameless...
Tell me please, look at me?
Why are you here not there?
Why do you stare, its not fair?
Answer me, how long have you
Made this space your home? 
Aren't you the one living
In that elderly home?.

Forgetfulness...
Everybody is searching for you 
they need to find you harmless.
What shall I tell them?
 Your going away never 
to comeback and stay?

Dizziness...
Say it, she just shook her head.
Please sing a song while walking back
 to where you belong.
I am the passer by remain strong  
hold my hand, your lover wants 
you back, he still is sustained
on his hospital bed.
He loves you, begs you to comeback
to see you one more time, before
wishing you a goodbye.

She remained homeless,
as nothing will ever
 feel the same.

Therese Bacha
7 August 2013

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  1. Date: 1/11/2014 12:16:00 AM

    Enjoyed the write and congratulations on the win, Therese

  1. Date: 1/10/2014 11:27:00 PM

    Terry, congratulations.... ... If you'd like take a trip to my blog ----> ON THE ROCKS------ http://www.poetrysoup.com/poetry_blogs/blog_detail.aspx?BlogID=18527&PoetID=18720 <---- enjoy if you'd like... Love Always & Forever <3 LINDA <3

  1. Date: 11/24/2013 3:57:00 PM

    I really enjoyed your poem and admire your style of writting.

  1. Date: 11/24/2013 11:38:00 AM

    Hello Terry, ... CONGRATULATIONS:) on having your poem featured on the soups HOME PAGE. Enjoy the new coming week, and Thanksgiving Holiday.. Always a poet friend <3 =LINDA

    Bacha Avatar Therese Bacha Date: 12/11/2013 4:30:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Hi Linda, its so nice to see you again. I have been off this site, as I am with another one full time. I rarely have the time to pass by. I hope you are doing great. Things should be better with you. I am leaving to be with my boys for 6 months, I hope to able to pass again. Love Terry
  1. Date: 11/22/2013 11:15:00 AM

    Therese, , Congratulations on having your poem Featured this week. Loving ~SKAT~

    Bacha Avatar Therese Bacha Date: 12/11/2013 4:30:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Hi Skat, its so nice to see you again. I have been off this site, as I am with another one full time. I rarely have the time to pass by. I hope you are doing great. Things should be better with you. I am leaving to be with my boys for 6 months, I hope to able to pass again. Love Terry
  1. Date: 11/17/2013 2:31:00 PM

    Enjoyed reading your heartfelt work..Sometimes the elderly are looked at as all of these..Thanks for stopping by..Sara

  1. Date: 11/10/2013 7:02:00 PM

    Hi Therese, just read this and can relate to all you wrote.Very well penned . Blessings, Carl

    Bacha Avatar Therese Bacha Date: 12/11/2013 4:30:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Hi Carl, its so nice to see you again. I have been off this site, as I am with another one full time. I rarely have the time to pass by. I hope you are doing great. Things should be better with you. I am leaving to be with my boys for 6 months, I hope to able to pass again. Love Terry
  1. Date: 10/8/2013 5:40:00 PM

    Some very awesome writing here Terry. ?Home is very much how you see it ;} love and hugs to you Terry ;}

    Bacha Avatar Therese Bacha Date: 12/11/2013 4:31:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Hi Debbie, its so nice to see you again. I have been off this site, as I am with another one full time. I rarely have the time to pass by. I hope you are doing great. Things should be better with you. I am leaving to be with my boys for 6 months, I hope to able to pass again. Love Terry
  1. Date: 9/29/2013 7:02:00 PM

    Therese!!! I saw your pic on the front page and I had to write and ask you how you're doing, I've missed you! I hope you are well.

    Bacha Avatar Therese Bacha Date: 9/29/2013 10:54:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Hi Becca, I am doing ok, trying to come back a little here. Hope yo are ok, glad yo are back. Hugs Terry
  1. Date: 9/29/2013 12:26:00 PM

    Interesting metaphoric languaged used..Enjoyed reading this one today..Sometimes the elderly become unnoticed and like a doormat..Thanks for the visit to my page..Sara

    Bacha Avatar Therese Bacha Date: 9/29/2013 10:53:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Hi Sara, thanks for your visit. Hopefully tomorrow while doing my laundry will write to you. Hugs Terry
  1. Date: 8/26/2013 11:28:00 PM

    GR8 PIECE OF WORK MY FRIEND

    Bacha Avatar Therese Bacha Date: 9/10/2013 1:34:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Hi, Thank you so much for passing by, I really do appreciate your review. Terry
  1. Date: 8/26/2013 6:44:00 PM

    You make me sad with this wonderful poem....good to see you..:-)

    Bacha Avatar Therese Bacha Date: 9/10/2013 1:36:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Hi D, thank you for passing by. See u Terry
  1. Date: 8/24/2013 1:22:00 PM

    Forgetfulness! This is a fear my sister has for me. A sad but good poem.

    Bacha Avatar Therese Bacha Date: 9/10/2013 1:35:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Hi Jon, i am so happy to see you back, I was worried for you, but glad to see u. I have been a way for a while, health problems. Better. Thanks Terry
  1. Date: 8/15/2013 2:14:00 PM

    Home is definitely what we make it..Emptiness ..hollowness..fear ..all these will make of us outcasts in our own home.Forgetfulness..can lead to harm..but with someone beside us ..We can make it to stay safe..and all will be easier when we remember we re loved.Heartwrenching poem.Im sure that when the time comes for forgetfullness..God will remember us and protect us.He s the greatest lover of all..Big hugs

    Bacha Avatar Therese Bacha Date: 9/10/2013 1:37:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Hi Charmaine, sorry for the absence, was not feeling great. Hope you and princess are great. Bless u Terry
  1. Date: 8/15/2013 5:26:00 AM

    Wow this is such a sad write my friend, you are such a good writer especially when it comes to these type of poetry! I really enjoyed reading this illustrious poem this morning! What a marvelous piece, Great Work!!

    Bacha Avatar Therese Bacha Date: 9/10/2013 1:38:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Hi Russell, so happy you passed by, I was absent for a while, but feeling much better. Bless u Terry