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My Chagrin

Once again to my chagrin
     This nightmare perseveres
And through the glass it comes to pass
     To feed upon my fears

And it seems to slay my dreams
     And in their stead leave blind
Mine own two eyes to that one prize
     My soul doth seek to find

Still I pray that night gives way
     And cures this circumstance
That captive holds my weary soul
     Within it's darkened trance

And perhaps lay loose the straps
     That bind me to this cross
And free from 'round my neck now bound
     This curs'ed albatross

Copyright © | Year Posted 2010

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Date: 3/9/2011 4:49:00 AM
Congratulations on your poetry making it through round one of PoetrySoup's contest. The very best to you in the finals James. Love Carol
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Date: 2/18/2011 1:07:00 PM
Congratulations on your poetry being featured this week James. Love, Carol
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Date: 2/14/2011 12:17:00 PM
Many congrats on your feature this week James. Rgds Janette
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Date: 4/4/2010 7:42:00 AM
May our Lord bless you and yours on this Easter Day James. Love Carol and Family
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