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Below is the poem of the day entitled Laid to Rest which was written by poet Judith S .


Laid to Rest

Tears no longer come, dried ducts of wrung emotion, denied one more drop of release. ... but only to feel Feel your finite presence beside me, inhaling your sweet scent to memory. Feel your heart pulsate through the calfskin of the despair that seals me in its snare. Rhythms of a hopeless eternity of love, not destined for us. Feel my heart bleeding for one more glimpse, of the exquisite life and love in your eyes. Shuttered now from a lifetime of shared souls. The pianist plays one last song, as tears fall upon your coffin. Won't you give me a sign, to show me the way to you. I wonder what has become of me, my soul a definition of despair, my mind a metaphor for insanity, my heart silenced by the loss of your call. Above, all I see are murky skies, even the stars hide from me. I'm sure the moon shed a tear, when the sun refused to shine on me. In the hope there is no tomorrow, I lay here with your photograph on my pillow. ... but time ticks so slowly __________________________________ A Collaboration - Silent One & Judith S. September 21, 2018

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Date: 9/21/2018 4:06:00 AM
Back with congratulations to you both on POTD. Tom
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Date: 9/21/2018 3:42:00 AM
Great collaboration, well deserved POTD.
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Date: 9/21/2018 3:34:00 AM
Congrats on potd...You deserve it..
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Date: 9/20/2018 9:18:00 PM
This is a great collab guys, very enjoyable but sad read!
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Date: 9/20/2018 10:14:00 AM
Tearful poem by two amazing poets <3
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Date: 9/20/2018 10:01:00 AM
Well done Judith. this is a brilliant collabaration you have done with S.O. Congratulations to you both. Tom
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Date: 9/20/2018 9:38:00 AM
Congratulations to you both my friends, as this is truly a beautiful and well crafted collaboration. A shining gem in my appraisal. and a fav too..
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Date: 9/20/2018 7:54:00 AM
I am so glad to read your work Judith..have missed seeing it in this space for quite some time. I am impressed by the articulation of genuine grief wrapped in memories. This is truly a heartfelt tribute to a loved one.The melancholy tone feels so apt for the theme..The last line says it well. Well written as always, Judith and Silent One. Excellent collaboration, friends.
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Date: 9/20/2018 8:30:00 AM
Dear Vijay ... thank you so much for you wonderful words and unfaltering support. I have not had inspiration to write in the last few months but this one was born from Silent One's encouragement. All the best to you.
Date: 9/20/2018 7:26:00 AM
Was an honour to collab with you. The great part of the poem was how fast it was written.. You are a great poet and have a great way with words.. Love the outcome of this collab... Keep that pen flowing...
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Date: 9/20/2018 7:52:00 AM
Thank you Silent One!!

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