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Silent Pain, Screaming

She sees them walking, holding hands And yearns for love like that Where a look or touch meets demands And there's someone to chat Her pain is palpable and loud She wonders if they'll hear Her lone heart aches and wears a shroud Her anguish is severe With twisting agonizing throes She wears a smile outside Longing follows where'er she goes She has so much to hide Her heart is screaming for love true A throbbing unspoken Pining for a partner isn't new Her being feels broken Her silent pain is screaming, "When?" Who can quench that longing? It'll be satisfied only then When she's found belonging
18th November 2022 For Edward Ibeh's "Pick-A-Title, Vol 33" contest

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Date: 12/15/2022 6:56:00 AM
Fantastic work, Jo:-) I really enjoyed it. Heartiest congratulations on your win in my contest!
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Date: 11/24/2022 2:53:00 AM
Beautiful. Kind wishes, Kai
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Date: 11/20/2022 9:13:00 AM
I can feel the emotion in this one. Reads like a good contender for the contest to me. Way to go. I believe everyone needs that special person just for them. Thanks for sharing and for dropping by my page. Sara
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Date: 11/20/2022 4:25:00 AM
Everyone craves for love and a sense of being cared . She will naturally feel sad when she sees other people of her age enjoying that bliss. She cannot express her pain and hides her agony with a smile. A poignant depiction of the inner longings. Well done Jo
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Date: 11/18/2022 5:21:00 AM
A moving poem of a yearning heart Jo
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Date: 11/18/2022 3:26:00 AM
- A beautiful touching poem, Jo - Best wishes in the contest -
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Date: 11/18/2022 3:10:00 AM
Jo, this is so soul stirring, heart wrenching, absolutely a masterpiece!
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Date: 11/18/2022 1:07:00 AM
Jo, you touched a string in my heart with this poem.
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Date: 11/17/2022 11:29:00 PM
What a truly beautiful touching poem Jo! I really enjoyed it! Debx
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