At The Edge of Ruin


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    At The Edge of Ruin

    I cant watch you waste away
    forever if I may say
    Id love to see you walk one day
    to feel you breathe beneath love
    to race madly
    to push and to shove gladly
    a gadfly or firefly on fire
    from somewhere deep inside
    and all the people
    you have touched in life
    wanting the poison to retreat
    the pain and the hurt
    and the abject defeat
    because I cant watch you anymore
    sit by your side and wait for you to heal
    taste nothing and see only tragedy
    when even my closed eyes
    can't imagine a better place
    than sitting next to your
    drained and haunted face
    crossing all the reasons
    and doubting all the whys
    while outside the hospital windows turn into seasons
    and our dreams turn into cries
    I cant watch you waste away
    forever is today for me
    I'm pulling away
    the future is today
    I'll regret this later
    I'm sure i will
    but i cant stay any longer
    ive forgotten how to feel

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    jferclark commented on At The Edge of Ruin


    so emotional... touched home with me, as they could have been my own words, but yours instead. thanks for such fine work.



    thank you, i wrote this a while ago, im glad you found it

    AbysmalGoddess commented on At The Edge of Ruin


    You give my eye an image, my soul an emotion, my heart an ache, and my mind an understanding. Personal experience? You write very well, and this poem is testament to that talent.



    sorry it took so long to reply..thank you for the comment, come back to me and check out my new stuff

    dmo8647 commented on At The Edge of Ruin


    Amazing depth from one so young.....makes me wonder of your poems are from personal experience...???



    most of them are from personal experiences...ive always been in love with feeling everything as much as possible, and then writing about maybe its amplified..thank you for the comment though

    wordCollective commented on At The Edge of Ruin


    When you evoke any type of emotion from the reader, you know you've done good job.

    Poetry is what is lost in translation.

    Robert Frost (1875-1963) American Poet.

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