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I Want to Leave

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Below is the poem entitled I Want to Leave which was written by poet arthur vaso. Please feel free to comment on this poem. However, please remember, PoetrySoup is a place of encouragement and growth.

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I Want to Leave

I want to leave
The next world holds more hope
As this life seems lost in circles
Both worlds filled with virgins
Untouched

I want to leave
And escape the daily routines
Of strangers who say hello
Then walk away forever

I am to be crucified
On the alter of love
And rise not ever again
No one will treasure my shroud

I want to leave
For I am human
Shrouded in the coldness
Of being always alone

I want to feel the kiss of a lover
A warmth to blanket my soul
How sweet would this be?
Poetic words however are not real

I want to leave
The illusions of the heart
How?
Reality sends a cold chill down my spine
Words are the arrows of poets
Blood soaked in verse
I return to fantasy
In the moon light night
From the beginning of time
Where dreams were considered divine
Here I rest a heavy heart
An unfinished painting
Collecting dust



Inspired by Eileen Ghali who wrote a poem with the same title.

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  1. Date: 9/28/2013 2:50:00 PM
    - Yes, I read Eileen's poem .... this is deep emotions! - oxox // Anne-Lise :)

  1. Date: 9/28/2013 4:03:00 AM
    Forgot the 7...silly silly me!

  1. Date: 9/28/2013 3:59:00 AM
    Arthur....another one inspired by my work??? That in itself is the GREATEST compliment, my dear! ...I'm very touched and spellbound by this piece. YOU are a poet extraordinaire...Look at you...already over 200 views whereas my little piece....Oh well, Yes...I will fav this, naturally...Such beauty and eloquence...Such...I'm floored. Anyway...A 7 and a fav...Thanks for mentioning my name at the bottom. That is very sweet of you, Arthur. Shoukran! I won't be leaving, just yet... :)

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    Date: 9/29/2013 12:58:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thank you so much, your piece was truly wonderful, you have such great style!!