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Hairline Cracks
by Felix LeRoy Perry

Wednesday, October 20, 2010
Rated "PG" by the Author.
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Hairline Cracks

 

Hairline cracks that mar the beauty

Of a heart that love’s you true

 

 

To fix the little fractured jagged edges

Who can tell me what to do

 

 

Teardrops wash away the splinters

But can they act as super glue

 

 

To hold the hairline cracks together

To make love once more feel like new

 

 

Throwing hurting stones is often easy

But there’s real danger in it too

 

 

How many little cracks will it take

till love’s shattered through and through

 

 

Hairline cracks can break hearts forever

Till they're just shattered pieces out of view…

 

 

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Reviewed by Jon Willey 11/23/2010
"Hairline Fractures" unattended propagate into massive, destructive fault lines that create irreparable damage. Best to address each little one quickly and see them mended before it's too late for love to recover. This poem has such a natural flow and meter Felix. Happy Thanksgiving my dear friend. I did you love and peace. Jon Michael
Reviewed by Sheila Roy 10/22/2010
Aah...so true, and something we learn with time in a relationship. There are invisible lines we must constantly avoid. Great poem, Fee. Hugs,
Sheila
Reviewed by Rose Rideout 10/22/2010
This is beautiful Felix and a hairline crack is never too late to repair. All one has to do is use a piece of one's heart to mend it forever.

Love ya face Cuz XOXOXO, Rose
Reviewed by Liana Margiva 10/22/2010
VERY BEAUTIFUL!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Liana Margiva
Reviewed by Victoria's Poetry & Voices of Muse 10/21/2010
this is beautiful in your delivery Fee
and a very vital message to remind us of
the importance to be good to those we love

Love & Blessings
Vickie
Reviewed by Dawn Anderson 10/20/2010
Those "hairline cracks" do more damage than we realize, especially over time. And if we're not careful, they can become virtually impossible to repair...the heart, like the mind, has a memory!
Reviewed by Amber Moonstone 10/20/2010
Fee, I was just having this discussion this morning with the Director of my new play.
We were talking about something that was on the BBC network, about how the Heart has memories. Has it's own feelings aside from the mind. As I have always written, I believe this from the bottom of my heart...It also stated on that program, that when someone gets a heart transplant, Your poem brings that fact to heart. no pun intended..

As always your poetry touches me.

Peace, love and light,
Amber
Reviewed by Christine Alwin 10/20/2010
Even the smallest of hairline cracks need tending to, seems in life so many are overlooked, causing complete breakage...your poem speaks of wisdom from a heart that knows~
Hugs,
Chrissie
Reviewed by Karen Vanderlaan 10/20/2010
so true-we should be more careful with our love!
Reviewed by Christine Tsen 10/20/2010
Powerful poem ~ This is a most compelling observation.
These hairline cracks can do more damage than we know until it's too late.
Blessings,
Christine
Reviewed by Annabel Sheila 10/20/2010
Truth....penned to perfection! Loved this, Fee!

Hugs,
Anna
Reviewed by Richard King 10/20/2010
Nicely done Fee. Hairline cracks become major craters if left unattended. Too many teardrops eventually become a torrential downpour. Constant attention to the little things is a fulltime requirement and even that often isnít enough. Thanks Dick
Reviewed by Deborah Tornillo 10/20/2010
Fee: Love is the glue. Great poem!

Deborah
Reviewed by neerja gandhi 10/20/2010
ohhh...sad Fee, ignore the cracks...though it hurts....but, what to do, this is quite true too... Forget,forget.. Stay well, keep well... best wishes..neerja
Reviewed by kg cummings 10/20/2010
love your heartbreaking, but true words. hope you are well.
Kathy



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