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by Leysa Lowery

Thursday, August 07, 2003

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The door clicked to announce its closure,
like the final tock of an unwound clock.
The truck engine rolled into life
and for a brief moment the
misplaced sound of a heavy metal band
raucously interrupted the morning,
then faded with the shift of gears.
He was gone.

His return tonight will be a playback
of the morning, in reverse.
Yet the house will remain empty
like the boxes left at the curb
on the morning of December 26.
The truth is he is gone
in all but body.
I am alone.

This is not the story I wrote
when I dreamed of a future
like a silly schoolgirl who draws
hearts on the cover of her
Civics book.
This is not the perfect life.
Not the perfect house.
Not the perfect love.

The assignation of blame is a futile act.
Responsibility claims us both as owner.
Not all dreams come true .
Not all love is forever.
Sadly acceptance does not mitigate pain,
but I will savor the essence of our memory
like a first corsage pressed into a book.
And I will dream again.

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Reviewed by The Gentle Man 8/13/2003
Leysa, you've spoken a sad truth.....sometimes love isn't forever but we can learn from our mistakes, forgive our mate and ourselves and love again. Don't give up on love, for love will never give up on you.
Reviewed by Handsum Hart 8/10/2003
a touching write, I hope you not only dream again, but have great dreams. peace
Reviewed by Vesna Vanessa 8/9/2003
..and as you dream will pick up your pen and write to us at the Den..we all love you dearly until the time that you see clearly that what you are in search of now is definately the Twin Flame Love!!
Excellent write
Reviewed by Kerry Compton Star Girl 8/8/2003
Leysa, This is just so heartbreakimg! My thoughts and prayers are with you, being lonesome when you are not alone must be the most awful feeling. You have expressed this very well. Hope things look up for you soon, you deserve to be happy. ~Kerry
Reviewed by Nicole Davis Vergara (Reader) 8/7/2003
Such truth and wisdom twined tightly in this write!!!!
Reviewed by Ted Sheridan (Reader) 8/7/2003
Such an ending.
Reviewed by Retta (Reindeer) Mckenzie 8/7/2003
So beautifully written, and so very sad, you touched me so deeply with this poem,

Reviewed by Carolyn Red Bear (The Bear Paw) 8/7/2003
Sounds like you have brought some kind of closure....acceptance sometimes is a form of it... keep dreaming.... stay strong....
In Spirit,
Reviewed by Jackie Brooks 8/7/2003
This sounds so sad, and I have been there too - in the past. Things are very different now and I hope they will be for you too. Jackie <> <
Reviewed by Dale Clark 8/7/2003
Closure is essential! You will dream again! ;)
Reviewed by Tinka Boukes 8/7/2003
most wonderful write!!

Love Tinka
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