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Ashes
by Helen C. Downey
Friday, April 01, 2005
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Sometimes life itself is just too short.


Ashes


 



You vanished within my grasp
Flames of resentment
Scorched inner organs
Brittle tears scar
The charred remains



 


               ©Eliza All Rights Reserved 2004


                                   

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Reviewed by James Blaylock 3/14/2008
This piece felt so sad, bitter and hurting. Sometimes people causes us such undue pains and heartache in this life... and often without care. I really enjoyed reading it.

jkb
Reviewed by Regis Auffray 4/2/2005
Once more you say a great deal with a minimum of words. I love that kind of poem. Thank you, Helen. Love and peace. Regis
Reviewed by Karla Dorman, The StormSpinner 4/1/2005
Eliza,

Grief, vividly and painfully captured in a few powerful words. BRAVA!

(((HUGS))) and love, Karla.
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