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she sighs and you can feel every ounce of sadness in that single breath her chest rising with hope then falling with disappointment inhaling a wish exhaling wistful dismay why does she insist on hoping so much when she knows all that trust will only bring her torment her discontent ferments until all her hope is spent and every single breath is a sigh of deep regret

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Date: 10/20/2019 4:36:00 PM
Great verse, Brooklyn, congratulations on your win. Hugs
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Date: 10/19/2019 5:06:00 PM
Congrats Brooklyn on an excellent write, an apt depiction of hope being crushed and the disillusionment that follows.
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Date: 10/19/2019 1:32:00 PM
Congratulations Brooklyn! Your poem earned a distinguished place in my contest. This contest was very tough to judge, for I was very strict, well done my friend, Emile.
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Date: 10/2/2019 4:17:00 PM
Lovely poem, Brooklyn.
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Brooklyn Cruz
Date: 10/3/2019 9:45:00 AM
Thank you <3