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The Death Of Love
by Candida L Eittreim

Thursday, May 01, 2003

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Where once love lived, there is only disdain…

Why? How did you change so my love?

Cruel casual words

Flung across the room with pantherine savagery,

Strike my hurt benumbed soul with their ripping talons.

Treasured love secrets dismissed
With callous indifference,
The secret code of two hearts used
Trampled by the crass

Sweet precious moments, denied by a swift backhand across my heart

How could you?

Where did you go, to change so utterly?

Once a warm and loving man.

You are now a stranger robed in icy armour,

Lies spilling easily, scarlet with my blood


We sit silently...

Two civil strangers

In a cold empty room

Once graced with love

Two small tears

escape my aching heart

As I gaze with love and loss

At once was……

My body empty of your presence..

forever

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Reviewed by haim kadman 12/5/2007
"Treasured love secrets dismissed
With callous indifference..."
A beautiful veil of sadness that strikes straight to one's heart like a sharp dagger - to the hilt.
Reviewed by Michael Emery (Reader) 6/5/2003
I never realised your skills, the pain you evoked with these words.....Mike
Reviewed by Debra Stiles, The Original Mister 5/26/2003
why do we stay? The hope of it getting better keeps us holding on but the hoep surly will fade and what then?
honest truths you have written
Mister
Reviewed by The Gentle Man 5/26/2003
Gripping in it's intensity......so very sad when love dies....you said it well Candida
Reviewed by Joseph* OneLight*® 5/6/2003
How, indeed, does love ever die if it once lived? Much sorrow felt. ~Joseph
Reviewed by Ami McDermond (Reader) 5/1/2003
This poem is both painful to read yet beautiful at the same time. You're quite gifted at expressing human emotion.

Devoirs,
Ami
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