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Nobody Died

Born the day after tomorrow. Thirteen stars shone down with sorrow. A future with nowhere to go. The answer came, but always no. A living sculpture of defeat. Just a shadow on the street. The rains came down and things got muddy. On this journey to become nobody. One by one, the stars went out. But much too slow to remove the doubt. The artists painting came into view. Of a hazy portrait nobody knew. Somewhere above where angels dwell. His soul will rise beyond this hell. Nobody came or even tried. To pay respects when nobody died.

Copyright © | Year Posted 2013




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Date: 4/11/2018 6:15:00 PM
wow, it's very deep and one of your very best (but the first part makes me think of the first US flag because of the 13 stars. Why did you use that number? Because it's unlucky?) Anyway. a FAVE for this one.
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Leslie Albright
Date: 4/11/2018 6:46:00 PM
Because I was born on the 13th of April. Yep, It's my birthday Friday. :) Friday the 13th. Oooooh. :)
Date: 4/11/2018 6:13:00 PM
hey my friend. I was able to find your poem using the alphabetical order of your titles. Let me read this now.(from 2013. Did I meet you before that?)
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Leslie Albright
Date: 4/11/2018 6:45:00 PM
yep. :)
Date: 6/2/2013 3:25:00 PM
An ode to nobody written down, gives this gal a bit of a frown. Nobody was going nowhere in seems, but nobody noticed the loss it deemed. Plowing his plots in heaven now... nobody is somebodies angel now !!! (Love this, though very sad !! )
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Leslie Albright
Date: 6/3/2013 9:09:00 AM
Lovely sentiment of noboby becoming someone's angel. You have a lovely soul and heart Debra.
Date: 5/31/2013 2:51:00 PM
Oh love the sentiment that this gives out,, glad i came and read this...
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Date: 5/16/2013 1:40:00 PM
Sad to think about no one at a funeral..Enjoyed your very expressive and emotive work..Sara
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