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Premium Member Heartbroken
“Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls; the most massive characters are seared with scars.”
Khalil Gibran

In days of darkness,
sad stars shimmer like somber souls.
Upon...

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Categories: heartbroken, pain, sorry,
Form: Free verse



Premium Member tell the night to hold me -
I made for you, a castle
but I built it in the sand
I steadfastly tried
to constrain the tide
but the bastions didn't stand

I planned for you, an...

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Categories: forgiveness, heartbreak, heartbroken, lost
Form: Lyric
Premium Member The Red Leaf
the raspy whisper

finally
 
gets my full attention -
wistfully I smile
..for its persistence reminds me of you..

the crisp red leaf 
scuttles scrapingly
across the gray pavement
to and...

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Categories: death, emotions, grief, heartbroken,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Yesterday Love Was Such An Easy Game To Play
Yesterday,

I went home for lunch,

I never go home for lunch.

When I got to our apartment 
I don't know why but I didn't reach for my key. 

Francine...

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Categories: betrayal, break up, heartbroken,
Form: Dramatic Monologue
Premium Member Forget Our Hearts Visions
Now that only forgotten promises remain,
sounds of solitude are gifts I wish to obtain.
Sentiments are temporary in a world full of change,
affections are wasted in...

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Categories: emotions, heartbroken, lost love,
Form: Lyric



Premium Member Ozzie Our Spaniel
The 28th of April; I'll always remember that day
It was very overcast and the sky was quite grey
That short journey to the vet I will...

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Categories: best friend, emotions, heartbroken,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Adieu Until I See You In Heaven - Emotive Write
I know your spirit is finally free 
when I scattered your ashes yesterday 
Cancer has taken you away from me 
solitude is now the price...

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Categories: bereavement, heartbroken, missing you,
Form: Pantoum
Premium Member Just a Tree - a Requiem
Someone who knows
Said You were an old ancient Tree,
But at the time, it didn’t really matter, 
Or seem important to me.
I knew You only for...

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Categories: conflict, earth, heartbroken, humanity,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member To the Poet Who Broke My Heart
Yes, he broke my heart, but not the usual way
With tender words, he made my poor heart sway
Each chamber beamed with his adoring smile
That chased...

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Categories: heartbroken,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Healing a Broken Heart
The bleeding sunset lingers on her mind
as night approaches and the sky goes dark.
Her soul is restless; how it craves to find
some words of comfort...

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Categories: heartbroken,
Form: Sonnet
Silence
When the words were intense
and the soul no longer 
conceded to comfort 
Thoughts got blind 
and the heart beats in tension 
Silence
*****
Absent are ardent 
words
an...

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Categories: beauty, emotions, heart, heartbroken,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member She By the Sea
I see the pain
Reflected via turquoise blue
Of the oceans hue
She stares out into the oceans depth
Lost
Her lover dead under the sea
The waves have made her...

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Categories: heartbroken, angst, beauty, conflict, death,
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member One Stone - Unknown
you May-
think me odd    perhaps strange 
peculiar and off the wall-
but I
like to wander cemeteries

among    rows   ...

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Categories: heartbroken, memorial, peace, sad,
Form: Free verse
Remember To Mind Your Reason
In the darkest of times 
be the light of a candle 
but the harshest of crimes 
to let melt your candle 

***
Give, unmindful of a...

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Categories: heartbroken, art, care, caregiving, feelings,
Form: Rhyme
A Life Not Lived
Philanthropic phrases of pluto sink
In my soul, a slave of lonely black
Charade, whilst butterflies flutter 
In bruised heart, as pressed flowers 
Grieve in between snowflake-
Pages...

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Categories: heartbroken, angst, anxiety, betrayal, color,
Form: Etheree

Book: Shattered Sighs