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  Take Your Sadness And Go Away
by J. Allen Wilson
Sunday, August 08, 2010
Rated "G" by the Author.

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Take Your Sadness And Go Away


I woke up this morning crying and praying for you.

Perish now the thought of another empty morning blue.

So just take your sadness, just take it and go away.

Run; oh run as fast as you can until your shadow sets you free.


I only did what I had to do when from my arms I let you slip away.

Yet still to this only, it is your sadness that you left me in your wake.

Then one day to my chagrin I looked up and saw a man pushing eighty.

I thought long and hard on these grueling days of darkness as they lay beneath my feet.


I pondered the bizarre; twisted and broken trail of life’s endless chore.

Her sadness still sung its song as the winter wind fell silent by my door.

I still wake up crying; I still pray that your sadness took flight.

Yet I cannot help but now wonder what would be if you had not left that night.


………………..I’m so sorry……….I wish that you had stayed….


                                               I Think



J. Allen Wilson © 8/8/2010




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Reviewed by Karla Dorman, The StormSpinner 8/8/2010
Please tell me this is just the Muse talking ... such pain and sadness in these lines. Well done, (((Allen))).

(((HUGS))) love and continued prayer, Karla. :(
Reviewed by Regis Auffray 8/8/2010
A sad and timeless theme in this life/world; very compelling verses the words of which echo in the soul of the reader. Thank you. Love and peace to you,

Reviewed by Victoria's Poetry & Voices of Muse 8/8/2010
there is such beauty in every line
and in every emotion within....
Love's Bounty
Reviewed by Ed Matlack 8/8/2010
I could feel the pain here though I am not sure you are actually hurting or maybe you are, I think...? e
Reviewed by Christine Tsen 8/8/2010
This is powerfully heartfelt and real!
I feel like I have just listened in on a very intimate conversation ~

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