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Untitled 2008

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Untitled 2008

Old men whisper
While women brew tea
Hustle and bustle
Yet quiet and surreal

The sitting warm
With the smell of tea
A box by the window
A cover on the TV.

A flush of embarrassment
My teacher smiles at me
As I shuffle to my bedroom
Before rosary

Whispers and chants
No rest I find
As the drone proceeds
There’s a weight on my mind

Tears of confusion
Pain and fear
Cold to the touch
And no longer here

Quiet regret
Words never said
Love and respect
You didn’t know I had

Moments of joy
Fade into memory
People are uncomfortable
And don’t know what to say to me

It will be closed in the morning
Take one last look
Last time I’ll see you
It’s unfortunate but true

Navy suit and tie
Rosary beads in hand
Your face sits rigid
White were you used to be tanned

Tears of confusion
Pain and fear
Cold to the touch
And no longer here

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  1. Date: 8/24/2013 8:33:00 PM

    Meadhbh. I very much enjoyed this brilliant piece, , thank you for expressing your write and finding this site. -A nice warm WELCOME to poetry soup. Dropping by to invite you to my latest contest. You will find the contest page on the top left hand side* -Looking forward in following and reading your poetry. Hope to hear from you soon. You will enjoy the community, we are one big happy family. (Drama & Love. LOL) ~ Take Care!! From: your new poet friend @-> LINDA <-@

  1. Date: 8/24/2013 4:36:00 PM

    Hello Meadhbh, Your first poem on the soup is excellent and fun for the readers, I love it!! Stopping by with a nice, sweet Welcome to Poetry Soup. Wishing you the best when it comes to your poems. I hope you get to meet all the nice poets around here. Starting with me. SKAT :-) Please drop a hello and tell me a little about yourself if you like. I would like to be your newest poetry soup "FRIEND". Hugs* Skat *

  1. Date: 8/24/2013 1:56:00 PM

    Welcome to P-Soup, Meadhbh! - Nice to read your first poem here. - Hope you will have much pleasure to be with us. - Wishing you good luck - have a nice day! - Comment on the poetry of others and they will comment on yours. - My first greeting to you from Norway / / / Anne-Lise :)