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I Came Looking

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Below is the poem entitled I Came Looking which was written by poet Eileen Manassian. Please feel free to comment on this poem. However, please remember, PoetrySoup is a place of encouragement and growth.

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I Came Looking

I came looking for solace
But you only gave me pain
I came looking for sunshine
But you only offered rain

I came looking for safety
By my soul you then abused
I came looking for a touch
But you left me feeling used

I came looking for wealth
But you gave me a pittance
I came looking for passion
But you gave me impotence

I come looking for a song
But you sang me a lament
I came looking for repose
But you only gave dissent

I came looking for a feast
But you offered me a crumb
I came for tender embrace
But you left me feeling numb

I came looking for love
But you showed me your disdain
When you come looking for grace
I will only give you pain.

Eileen Manassian Ghali

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  1. Date: 9/17/2013 7:17:00 AM
    ps...wow... emotional .. is the ending like Karma... very deep... my sweet friend... xox~ Love Linda

  1. Date: 9/17/2013 7:13:00 AM
    It is always nice to hear from you... xoox...xoxo...xoox...xoox...xoox. xooxox.xoox/ .. xox~ Linda

  1. Date: 9/15/2013 12:00:00 PM
    Poet is never in the wrong place... something must have moved... Keep on looking and we'll keep on reading...

  1. Date: 9/11/2013 6:18:00 PM
    It doesn't seem you were looking in the right place my little Desert Orchid lol. Better luck next time.haha. I love the rhythmn and rhymn of this write. Take care, Richard

    Manassian Avatar Eileen Manassian
    Date: 9/12/2013 12:26:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thanks for wishing me luck, Mr Seal....I do not need luck! I depend on my astute gift of discernment....which is not full proof, I must admit. It is, however, almost always ON THE MONEY! Thank you or TAKING THE TIME to read this humble little rhyme of mine. The time invested in doing that is GREATLY appreciated.
  1. Date: 9/11/2013 8:57:00 AM
    "Do unto others"...potent, fiery poem.

    Manassian Avatar Eileen Manassian
    Date: 9/12/2013 12:23:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    AMEN! ;) Potent...fiery...ME! :) I love your posts, Drake. Simply lovely!!!!
  1. Date: 9/11/2013 7:03:00 AM
    For in front of wealth and it will be perfect. I came looking for a poem and you gave me four. You never disappoint Eileen. Off to read the others.

    Manassian Avatar Eileen Manassian
    Date: 9/12/2013 12:22:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    PERFECT, Richard? :) I'm beaming!!!! :) I never wish to disappoint....It was actually five, Richard...You missed the last one...
  1. Date: 9/10/2013 6:22:00 PM
    You have a strong voice here...I was thrilled after reading the last two lines...pain at times can change our perception of love. Another extraordinary write Eileen..cheers again !

    Manassian Avatar Eileen Manassian
    Date: 9/11/2013 5:08:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Yes...pain often follows on the heels of disappointed love. Thanks for the visit, my dear, and the lovely posts. You are very sweet.