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I drop my words
Into a vacuum
-So there's enough room-
But they're vacuumed up
By the lack of air
'Cause I made no wings
To bear them

Without force
I let them go
I let gravity
Take it's course
Ashes to ashes
Dust to dust
Go up in flames
Or slowly rust

All that's eternal
Is that's pure
Pain and hate
And love -no more

And I'm so scared
That it's all in my head
That life's a steady march
To dead
Dead ends
and culs-de-sac
Take one step forward
Then quick!
Turn back.

Copyright © Martha Crowe | Year Posted 2012

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  1. Date: 2/26/2017 1:14:00 PM

    So awesome much better than mine -love first time poet
  1. Date: 2/15/2016 6:51:00 PM

    Martha, Enjoyed the way you expressed every line. Please keep writing and sharing your poetry. LOVE LINDA
  1. Date: 12/2/2015 11:12:00 PM

    MARTHA, thank you for sharing.... Luv SKAT
  1. Date: 3/23/2014 4:36:00 AM

    Please, continue to write, you have much to say. Enjoyed your poem.
  1. Date: 8/9/2012 5:28:00 AM

    A belated welcome to PoetrySoup I offer to you this morning Martha. I wish for you the best in your writing endeavors whatever they may be. Hoping you find even more inspiration by reading some of the poetry written here by other poets. May the sun shine on you that you might find great joy in your life. Love, Carol 08/09/2012
  1. Date: 8/6/2012 12:38:00 AM

    Welcome to Poetry Soup! I really enjoyed reading your poem, nice write!~Tammy~
  1. Date: 8/5/2012 10:27:00 PM

    this was amazing