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Letting Go

"Letting Go!"

Behind that garden rail;
Where worms, squirm and roam,
They dig into every worst part of my day.
I feel them crawling, making my hide their home.
They feast on my will, and my dead walking soul.

Slowly I am fading away into a cloud of nothing.
I find myself reminiscing the moment I meet you.
With scars and guilt,
I can’t let go!

I’m cold and miserable inside.
Different emotions, I no longer hide.  
I can’t seem to heal the deep cut from within.
Echoes are twisting moods that have no meaning.
I sit, with a jar full of tears, holding on tight.
Afraid of letting go!

The hollow walls slay  in every way.
The abyss of a waterfall, resides in my heart
This throbbing starvation, repeats the taste it longs for,
I have no control.
I can’t feed without you by my side.
I won't let go!


Copyright © | Year Posted 2013

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Date: 7/1/2017 4:36:00 AM
beautiful...and inspiring loved it
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Date: 6/3/2017 12:44:00 PM
I went through this poem and found it really inspiring. Thank you for such superb creativity! Lakhpin
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Date: 3/23/2017 5:48:00 PM
I know nothing of poetry but I know this felt great to read Thank you for sharing it..
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Date: 11/3/2016 3:42:00 AM
I all I can say is I'm speechless... I read this prom at least 7 times back to back... This poem put me in another level... Keep up your magic...
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Date: 11/3/2016 3:43:00 AM
Poem* not prom lol
Date: 10/9/2016 8:51:00 AM
So beautiful poem Linda
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Date: 7/27/2016 12:13:00 AM
My soul sinks into this poem.Once again I see myself reflected endless poetry.I see the shadow of my former self I feel the emotion the pain the suffering and anguish.My heart bleeds for the sadness in your soul.It is my hope that you see the truth.That you search for the truth.Because the truth will take that sadness take the suffering in the anguish.The truth will heal your soul.And you will never have to feel that loneliness again.Expressing your soul is difficult.I admire your courageousness
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Date: 5/10/2016 6:22:00 PM
Very emotional.
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Date: 4/20/2016 10:02:00 AM
Feelings, emotions ...everything is here.The abyss of a waterfall, resides in my heart....very nice way of presentation of feelings. Truly impressive..........hugs.
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Date: 4/6/2016 11:35:00 PM
Hey PD: Quite a mood you have set with your words. Letting go can certainly shift the energy. Sending smiles......and a rainbow for your jar of tears, Hugs, SuZ
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Date: 3/19/2016 10:08:00 AM
emotional poem. I like it
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Date: 3/9/2016 5:59:00 PM
Deep i enjoyed this much so
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Date: 3/2/2016 11:20:00 PM
hi Linda, thanks for your kind words. I do like this one... it is hard to let go of something especially when you have dealt with it for so long. I think your poems are beautiful.. =) I would like to read more. take care of yourself ok? -stacy
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Date: 2/29/2016 12:33:00 AM
As I was reading this poem, I could identify with its deep emotional struggles. A wonderful poem that transforms the intangible into tangible.
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Date: 2/9/2016 2:25:00 AM
A very meaningful poem! Letting go is very hard to those who truly loved... But I know that time heals the pain inside and refreshes the wonderful memories together. Thank you, for sharing, Linda. You are awesome and a brilliant poet.
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Date: 2/6/2016 12:21:00 PM
Very, very nice. And it 'hits too close to home' (the way I understood it).
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Date: 4/21/2015 7:20:00 AM
This is absolutely my favorite!!!
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Date: 4/19/2015 7:00:00 PM
Beautiful!! Absolutely beautiful...(sob)
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Date: 3/18/2015 7:26:00 AM
I love all of this poem, but the line "a jar full of tears" creates an image that is unforgettable. A brilliant work of art, that's what this poem is. Another 7, of course.
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Date: 9/28/2014 2:24:00 AM
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Date: 9/5/2014 1:11:00 PM
WOW! I love this one and of course i added it to my list.
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Date: 8/9/2014 10:10:00 PM
Fantastic deep poem very inspiring and very well written
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Date: 4/18/2014 1:55:00 PM
There is much pain in your words. There are always going to be crossroads for us to chose and sometimes that path is not an easy choice. Thinking of you from afar Linda :)
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Date: 3/7/2014 10:08:00 PM
ah...i felt this few months ago...haha! Hard letting go. Love this! Thanks, PD for the warm welcome!
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Date: 1/5/2014 9:55:00 AM
An Amazing poem...could feel the sentiments behind it :)
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Date: 12/20/2013 7:45:00 PM
I love this. It's so raw and so beautiful. I have felt this way and letting go is so hard for me. This is very, very good and speaks to me<3 keep up the good work!
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