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Indian Giver

(To give then take)

I shut my eyes for a few seconds today
Missing you, I wished you were here
Then suddenly the walls became dim 
My heart murmurs your name 
I swallow the tears behind my eyes 
Claiming back the wish 
Why would I ever let myself fall in love again?

By: PD

Copyright © | Year Posted 2015

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Date: 10/22/2018 12:05:00 PM
hello Poet Destroyer, You love again, is good. A beautiful written poem. have a nice day my friend.
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Date: 1/21/2018 7:55:00 AM
The short one is the best Marc
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Date: 1/10/2018 7:36:00 PM
Linda, a sadly beautiful and heartbreaking poem. I feel your melancholy emotions and I have asked myself the same poignant question in the last line of your heartfelt write (many many years ago now, thank God:). Warmest wishes ~Susan
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Date: 5/5/2017 5:35:00 PM
Nicely done, I know how you feel when you keep back the tears.
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Date: 2/22/2017 11:18:00 PM
Hey Linda!!! Good one..... Bringing out emotions from the deepest part of our heart through less words.... Beautiful!!!
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Date: 1/13/2017 10:42:00 AM
When I read the title, I felt like I had to read this. This is heartbreaking yet, beautiful. There is this thing about your poems, they are convincing. Apparently, title calls to read the poem. You're one of my favorite poets here. Keep writing the amazing things. You inspire me and I write it again and again ;) (sorry for that) Happy New Year btw xx
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Date: 10/11/2016 1:22:00 PM
Very nice poem, PD. That's how love goes. Sometimes you hate that your heart follows. The title has an offensive history behind it to most Native Americans, but I know that was not your intention to offend. Love your work, dear. Much love to you.
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Date: 10/21/2016 1:13:00 PM
I apologize if I was too brassy in my comments, PD. You have every right to choose your titles w/o some knucklehead like me trying to censure you. My bad. Much love to you. RW (Romantic Warrior)
Date: 10/9/2016 8:48:00 AM
I felt every word you wrote! Thanks for sharing this poem!
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Date: 10/4/2016 9:33:00 PM
Do we ever choose to fall in love? Great poem PD... /|\
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Date: 9/1/2016 11:13:00 AM
Amaaaaazing writing :)loved every word of it, hope you are well..:)
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Date: 4/26/2016 1:22:00 AM
Hi Linda, A great poem. I enjoyed each and every word. U have written few poems with Indian title like Indian Ink, Indian Giver, Indian Girl.....Is there anything behind it ? If u don't mind plz inform in few lines about the Indian link..............with love.
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Date: 3/28/2016 1:57:00 PM
my captcha said SPD I wonder what S could mean?? My brain's fried I can't think... but I will chat with you soon... I need to update you on something, or urrm it's actually a nopedate--eep... sending you and the cutie pies big hugs.
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Date: 3/28/2016 1:55:00 PM
I do recall you writing a poem before of a similar title, not sure if this is that same poem? I'm thinking not. Silly billy me-- for a about a second there, I thought the 1st 2 lines were applicable to me (haha!) and then I reach the last line-- definitely NOT!!! O_o heyy what is this about?? I hope you're doing good. me-- reaching the cliffs of insanity, this is hell week for me. My sleep pattern's so whacked. i should sleep now. but thanks for the call out-- I will hopefully catch up b4 yr end
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Date: 3/12/2016 11:00:00 PM
YOU are a beautiful and lovely poetess...I hope your heart finds what it aims for ... When are we collaborating ? I have written quite a number of poems based on this kind of feelings...'' It was winter and we were lovers''...My dearest Linda { PD}Love is a beautiful feeling but sometimes I feel that it's difficult for others to understand poets like us...Love and Hugs ..Red
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Date: 2/18/2016 6:33:00 AM
Hi Linda, we always search for Love, no matter how much we hurt we always want to find that one who will stand by us through all. It is something ingrained within our Psyche. Short and too the point Linda. Once again you do express yourself so well. Always emotion Linda. Have a good day. Excellent work. A seven floats its way to you. Love....Vlad.
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Date: 1/19/2016 8:30:00 AM
Beautiful and well expressed lines in their finest. A great and well deserved 7
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Date: 1/14/2016 1:13:00 AM
Are we like the same same?
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Date: 1/13/2016 11:39:00 AM
Because we play the game. Great poem
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Date: 12/26/2015 7:07:00 PM
Oh, I get this pain all too well. "Tears swallowed behind my eyes Claiming back the wish" Such memorable lines there... Your verses kick ass! Always, Laura
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Date: 12/22/2015 12:42:00 PM
Dear Poet Destroyer A, Beautiful rendering of this phrase, Indian Giver. So sweet and so sad, too. Thank you for the gift of penning this poem!
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Date: 12/11/2015 7:49:00 PM
Dear Linda Glad to see you still believe like me, in that special guy up north in his red suite, OMG, as long as we believe he'll live on forever thanks for the reveiw, loved your comments and hope you and have a very special Christmas full of love and no tears this year, always your sister, cheri
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Date: 11/27/2015 6:17:00 PM
We fall in love to stay alive Linda...J.A.B.
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Date: 11/20/2015 5:31:00 PM
Like d.narhan before me. stopped by to read some of the latest from one of my favs!! Sorry if you are having such a hard time. Have been there too. Lovely pd!
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Date: 11/19/2015 10:44:00 AM
just stopping by to read some of my favorite poets work. I can connect wit this poem love is such a pain and made even worse by the circumstances of life. I really lucked out though when I snagged you. :) love you xooxxxoxo
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Date: 11/18/2015 7:21:00 PM
*love*...very real and raw..-lu xxx
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