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The Quiet Death of Echos

The sound of a heartbeat, heard only in the empty silence of loneliness How still this moment is, the smallness of being When each sunset is wrapped in gray, leaving behind another long night of yearning, to feel wanted, to feel needed, alone with emotions of misery, that come and go with each passing flickering light To stare into the abyss, feeling nothing Awakened by the mirror of your thoughts, that flutter in the background with emptiness To endure the quiet death of echos, that fade away from yesterday, leaving tomorrow silent contest Loneliness

Copyright © | Year Posted 2016




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Date: 7/24/2016 12:48:00 PM
Just noticed an injustice. Gotta fave this one.
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Frederic Parker
Date: 7/25/2016 9:32:00 AM
Thank you my friend...Frederic
Date: 7/24/2016 12:47:00 PM
wow, VERY deep, very good writing from you. Love your free verse style. SEVEN
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Date: 7/22/2016 10:06:00 PM
Frederic, this is beautifully penned and I love it 7 ~
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Date: 7/22/2016 7:01:00 PM
perfectly described!
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