subtle scent on gentle breeze
delightful wicked tease
never can appease
bitter plea's
no reprise
it's always almost

air brushes skin as you move past
empty smiles stuck on fast
kisses never last
sorrow vast
love passed
it's only almost

the dying desperate dream
voicing silent sobbing scream
broke my self-esteem
always the extreme
grand scheme
destroy me almost

warm sun in chilling wind
whisper words to woo me in
knowing you pretend
while I descend
false friend
dead end
it's always almost

I defy your puppet strings
hearts truth is finally seen
my life belongs to me
I am free
to believe
there's more for me
than almost

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1990lh commented on Almost


beautiful words with strong dept. stay strong 90 :0).

angel33614 commented on Almost


almost is never good enough when it comes to true love and the matters of the heart and soul, almost leaves wanting, unforfilled, hungry, and in the end empty and lonely. Almost in heaven means we fell into hell, and such is the reality when we awaken from the illusion of lies to see the undeniable truth that we hide from ourselves in the name of love and happiness. For a short time it feels like enough, for a brief moment it is like heaven, but when the fog is lifted to see the lies, almost is never good enough, ever!!! Purity of the soul, journey well!!! with grace and humility ANGEL

Elgey commented on Almost


Very close, but not quite... nearly. Yes I 'Almost' love this, dearly. PS, I've added something funny to my other (site) profile. Stop by for a laugh.



Thanks L - will read when time permits. :) be well

Poetry is what is lost in translation.

Robert Frost (1875-1963) American Poet.

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