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The Death of Another
by Tracey L Hardie

Tuesday, June 03, 2003
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The Death of Another


I watched you make love to her

until I could bear no more,

the site filled me with emptiness

that ate into the bitterness of my soul.


The tears I cried nailed the coffin

and placed it into a tomb of stone.

My fingers welcomed its cold hard surface

tracing the last words written and sworn.


“Here lies a love that flourished

with tenderness of Summer Rain,

to bloom to something wonderful

but yet, ended with so much pain”


Rest in peace in this solemn place

beneath my heart of bitter scorn,

know that I shall not weep nor mourn.

Good bye my lover, forever more,

silently I walked across the marble floor.


Copyright 2003 Tracey L. Hardie

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Reviewed by La Belle Rouge (Reader) 6/4/2003
Outstanding Tracey, this is very unique and powerful in emotion below the intentionally understated tone.
Reviewed by Andy Turner (Reader) 6/4/2003
A clever ambigous write' so full of feeling..
Reviewed by jude forese 6/3/2003
very nicely written... like the tone of voice within this write...
Reviewed by Leland Waldrip 6/3/2003
Betrayal and write-off. Well done.
Reviewed by - - - - - TRASK 6/3/2003

Most Interestingly So- You Proved Again, Love Is Jusy a MYTH!!

Reviewed by - - - - - TRASK 6/3/2003
a very deep poem tracey, very sad and moving
Reviewed by Amor Sabor 6/3/2003 have never failed to write with such depth, and as bittersweet as errant love can flow in the twisted river of life...know that it still must make its way to the sea of experience where it is eventually set free. Beautiful and masterfully done. With deep love,
Reviewed by Ted Sheridan (Reader) 6/3/2003
Man boobs! In more ways than pictured.
Reviewed by Maria Lupinacci 6/3/2003
Felt this one! Hmmmmm seems we are all in the same mood today, we could always blame it on the planets, Or the ever popular "bad choices"
I agree with Ed!

Reviewed by Ed Lupinacci (Reader) 6/3/2003
PsssssT!!!! I got a masonry drill to let in some air and light.
Deception And Vicious Intentions Damage the pure of heart

Don’t surrender to the darkness or you will become it

Reviewed by Elizabeth Taylor (Reader) 6/3/2003
Your usual good work. Enjoyed reading it, Tracey.
Reviewed by Paul Berube 6/3/2003
Tracey, excellent piece. Almost schizophrenic.
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