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We'll Always have San Andreas

-rearranging the stars-

How could we agree to separation? 
If you were destined to be my soulmate,
Why would we allow the stars to change our fate?
They've written in a fresh verse 
Sewing in a new song, soon to be sung
The Stars are not to blame
The fault lies deep within our hearts

Like earthquakes wondering through the years
separating silicone valley of tears.
Sweeping sweet dreams far away
What has become of my day?
Today the sun sets holding on to old hope
Tears fall down a sudden slope

Now my dreams are drowning down another road
Tonight I sit under the aspen cold
Alone, no longer in search of gold
Naming nights you whispered words of love to my soul

Your love no longer speaks 
Without warning, the Midas touch slowly fades
In my chest  -  I find fault  
The sound of heartache echoes every day
Rejuvenating every crack from display
In plain sight, I search for thee
The sun  -The moon  -The madness  -The Salton Sea
My heart no longer speaks

Everything I dream of sinks like the night
Stuck in quicksand  -- the aftermath
Healing scars the aftershock left behind
Finding ways to fill the gloom
Alas bridal curtains sit silently in my room
Setting boundaries between Earth's poetic plates
Like an earthquake passing through my heart 
You left like the moon, moving mountains apart

Suddenly, San Andreas Fault looks tragic from here
Until then I will hold my breath
In hopes, our Plates will meet again 

By: PD

Copyright © | Year Posted 2015

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Date: 4/3/2018 12:11:00 AM
Hello P D, I see lots of comments for this earthmover of a write., just looking in hope you are doing well.'
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Date: 12/24/2017 5:51:00 AM
Yo good..too good
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Date: 12/22/2017 11:06:00 PM
Very nice. I love your flow.
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Date: 10/3/2016 10:07:00 PM
A very gorgeous, though tragic love story, PD. Hats off to you. You are one mighty fine poetess. Such great creative writing skills. Just perusing your poems, I'm learning the diff poetic styles very quickly. Couldn't ask for a better mentor. The fans have spoken: you're just our average savant. Ha ha ha. But a beautiful one at that. Keep the love and knowledge flowing, my dear. Much love and respect to you.
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Date: 2/13/2016 6:38:00 PM
Hi Linda, once more the depths of your emotions shine through in this excellent write. The words build up such a canvas before us they enter our hearts to stir our emotions. You paint such brilliant images as your words seem to flow forth with such ease. As always, you lay down your work in your own inimitable style. This has to be a seven and into my faves Linda....Vlad.
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Date: 1/15/2016 9:23:00 PM
Hi my dearest sis Linda! First of all I want to send you my warmest morning hugs! I hope you're doing well. I'm stopping by to embrace once again this exceptional writes of yours (belated Congrats!) and to thank you so much for my win in your contest. I'm so sorry for my late expression of gratitude, but today is wkend and holiday here so i've few time at soup. Thank you so much my dearest sis! Hope to hear from you soon. Hugs and kisses to everyone esp. your cute grandkids! <3sis-bffLeonora
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Date: 10/25/2015 3:27:00 PM
Awesome. SKAT
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Date: 10/23/2015 10:45:00 PM
Nice win Linda. Congratulations!!!!!!!!!!!
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Date: 10/21/2015 11:24:00 PM
Congratulations on your wonderful win with this emotionally moving piece Linda!
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Date: 10/21/2015 7:36:00 AM
PD, this is a well written deep emotional write. Great job! Congratulations on your winning write:-)Alexis 7
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Date: 10/20/2015 9:37:00 PM
Lovely poem with powerful imagery. Linda. Congratulations on your fine win. Hugs, Sandra
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Date: 10/20/2015 6:59:00 PM
Wow, Linda! You really can put amazing images together with your words! Such an astounding talent!! So clever, so gifted, I loved this! A 7 and a fave :)
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Date: 10/20/2015 6:59:00 PM
AND a congrats, as well ;)
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Date: 10/20/2015 6:45:00 PM
My PD.. you know my heart and my love is always with you... Thank you for joining in my contest!!! :O) I really appreciate you support... Thanks for being my dearest friend!! :O)) _Aiyah
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Date: 9/16/2015 10:40:00 PM
Dear Linda Love this work simply perfection of word tone and powerful expressions of imagery, cheri
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Date: 9/5/2015 6:57:00 PM
A very effective image, gives great power to the thoughts and feelings expressed here.
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Date: 8/17/2015 10:33:00 AM
PD, absolutely beautiful poem
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Date: 8/5/2015 7:12:00 PM
I really liked the word play here: The Stars are not to blame The fault lies deep within our hearts Wonderful idea for a poem.
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Date: 8/5/2015 2:05:00 PM
Love it :)
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Date: 8/1/2015 9:03:00 PM
Very well done Destroyer! loved it!
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Date: 8/1/2015 2:22:00 PM
this carries such vivid imagery my friend, truly a magnificent epic journey youve taken us on, you are truly a treasure here my friend, blessings , Carl
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Date: 7/29/2015 7:12:00 AM
... and his #1 response ought to be : "It's not *my fault."
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Date: 7/28/2015 11:01:00 PM
An epic write in my book my friend. Such depth and sentiment exposed . Brought sad memories back to me of such days I endured so very long ago! A gem, a true sounding of the heart! Bravo!! A7
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Date: 7/28/2015 3:43:00 PM
WEre you not able to blog for a while? WElcome back to the blogs, PD!!!
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Date: 7/18/2015 8:20:00 AM
Hi Linda.. This is a beautifully written work that most definitely merits the first place recognition you received. I've been on the road and just now getting around to rereading and enjoying these inspired lines.. A belated congrats to you dear friend!
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