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Her Last Poem

She liked to lose herself in poetry Where she could wander off peacefully And write of a world that was pain free Where she wasn’t viewed differently But no one ever read her words Her recital of rhymes was never heard This was a journey others thought absurd As she wept with the sorrow of a caged bird The last poem she ever wrote Is the only one her mom can quote In the form of a suicide note Just before the pills slid down her throat

Copyright © | Year Posted 2014

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Date: 7/16/2014 8:14:00 AM
This poem gave me chills in my spine.How sad for one who needs to be heard,yet never found someone who listens.This touched my heart and soul Joe.
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Date: 7/15/2014 6:22:00 PM
a poignant and very touching poem, joe. i love the last verse especially...
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Date: 7/15/2014 4:59:00 PM
Oh Joe how tragic i didn't expect it to end like that! Hugs Jan xx
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