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Final Closure

Locked safe inside her waking dream, 
deep where trouble cannot find, 
she keeps safe all her darkest fears in encrypted lines. 
Her mistake was that she cared too much;
that she ever cared at all. 
In the end it was the death of her, 
it caused at last her fall. 
For she kept secrets 
from the very ones who could have helped, 
oh had she but thought to open up herself. 
But death brought final closure 
as with death her secret died. 
And all that would have rescued hope 
along with hope did cry. 
She lies in sleep forever now, 
in rest from torment’s guile. 
All but those she loved have gone 
and those who loved her tarry, 
but only for a little while.

Copyright © Paul Day | Year Posted 2012


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  1. Date: 1/27/2016 10:45:00 PM

    paul, enjoyed reading your poem, Please keep writing and sharing your poetry. XOX -- LINDA --
  1. Date: 9/9/2015 1:49:00 PM

    Paul, thank you for sharing. A pleasure to read... SKAT
  1. Date: 8/16/2012 5:30:00 AM

    A warm welcome to PoetrySoup I offer to you today Paul. 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
  1. Date: 8/15/2012 6:49:00 AM

    Moving written poem Paul, you write well - like it. Welcome to P-Soup, hope you will have a lot of fun with poetry. - Have a lovely day. - oxox // Anne-Lise :)
  1. Date: 8/14/2012 2:17:00 PM

    Welcome to the soup. Sad write, well done. :) Tanya
  1. Date: 8/14/2012 8:55:00 AM

    Good morning Paul.... welcome to the soup...some dreams are for reason..... great deep verse...Linda

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