Now a Burden

When you smile now I die a little inside
Knowing because it’s him and I subside
You once gave the gift only loving me
Were only there ways setting this curse free

© 2011 Michael Yost

http://poetryblogroll.blogspot.com/2011/04/poetry-pantry-is-now-open-46.html?

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17 responses to “Now a Burden

  1. blessing…

    shake it off, be free and be happy.
    you deserve the best.

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  2. this one packs a punch…lovely

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  3. I agree with Jingle…you deserve better.

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  4. Free..what a word! We must detach from the yearning for a better past.. I really feel this poem..

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  5. Oh, poem’s true. Think we all have an “Were only there ways …”

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  6. Succinct with a bitter truth. Nice.

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  7. A very difficult call and test of life, within your words.

    Eileen

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  8. A very painful scenario to go through–heart rending.

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