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A Wakening

In life I, alone and
untroubled, sought
company and solace,
in equal proportions.
The more I found,
the greater the want.
Impetuosity replaced caution.

Mistakes were many,
successes so seldom.
The thrill of the game
became all important.
Rush headlong further
toward disappointment
Ignoring well intended advice

Now, intent faded,
resentment settles, 
as a storm. I dream,
I recall friendly days,
and need my Love to keep me warm

Copyright © Ray Harris | Year Posted 2013


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  1. Date: 1/28/2016 1:04:00 PM

    ray, enjoyed reading your poem, Please keep writing and sharing your poetry. XOX --
  1. Date: 9/9/2015 2:50:00 PM

    Ray, thank you for sharing. A pleasure to read... SKAT
  1. Date: 6/27/2013 4:41:00 PM

    Welcome Ray: This kind of introspection is good for the soul...SuZ
  1. Date: 6/27/2013 8:57:00 AM

    love is always something that can keep you feeling at home and safe, with much love needed a lovely write, enjoyed, ~always, Linda