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Unpublished

he took her heart
played with it
like words


laid her down 
on blank sheets
until she bled
like a pen
inking thoughts

she opened
like a poet's mind
each kiss
a new poem born
of deceit

she lies
tattered 
around the edges
a wrinkle of time
unpublished
in his book of games

bleeding from scars
of his hands
and hers alike
life becomes blank verse
she is heard
nevermore


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  1. Date: 9/26/2013 7:03:00 PM
    Nice!

  1. Date: 9/25/2013 4:35:00 PM
    If I could but conjure happiness!!!

  1. Date: 9/15/2013 7:22:00 PM
    What a sad - all too common - picture you paint in this poem. Very powerful work here! Peace & Love Matthew Anish

  1. Date: 9/6/2013 4:11:00 AM
    Wow, a very dark poem, in the manner I like. The title is what caught me, being unpublished, well for poetry, at this point myself. There is some complexity here, and still wondering if I get all the pieces, Wonderful write and thanks for your comment too. I will look at this some more.

  1. Date: 9/5/2013 8:39:00 AM
    Good morning Sandra.

  1. Date: 9/3/2013 10:45:00 AM
    love how you put the words into metaphores here thanks for coments on mine xxx davidscott

  1. Date: 9/3/2013 10:24:00 AM
    Hi Sandra, how are you... wow... somehow the short title brought many thoughts to mind.. after reading the poem, I am proud of the title. Hopefully she really does not feel like this... men are like that, acting as if we don't exist when all is said and played... love the poem.. Linda

  1. Date: 9/2/2013 9:29:00 PM
    Amazing poem, Sandra! Thanks for the visit and kind comment. Always, Annalise

  1. Date: 9/2/2013 4:53:00 AM
    Excellent. Deeply touching poem. Tfs

  1. Date: 9/1/2013 3:53:00 PM
    Enjoyed reading this unique and creative work.I am glad that I chose this one to read today...Thanks for stopping by..Your comments about my work are valuable to me..Sara

  1. Date: 9/1/2013 3:01:00 PM
    This poem really hit the spot, you have a wonderful way with words, Sandra, excellent....Peter

  1. Date: 9/1/2013 4:37:00 AM
    - A very touching poem, Sandra - Well written! - oxox // Anne-Lise :)

  1. Date: 8/31/2013 10:01:00 PM
    Wow, you have a way of moving me that is indescribable.

  1. Date: 8/31/2013 9:53:00 AM
    nicely penned Sandra...but sad...thanks for stopping by

  1. Date: 8/30/2013 7:10:00 PM
    Hi Sandra, Well crafted write. Ken

  1. Date: 8/30/2013 9:53:00 AM
    very clever write here : )

  1. Date: 8/29/2013 3:58:00 PM
    I love the way you put this together. Great metaphor :)

  1. Date: 8/29/2013 10:14:00 AM
    Nice work.

  1. Date: 8/29/2013 9:49:00 AM
    Painful, harsh, yet powerful. One hell of an ending. You're quite the writer. Excellent job!