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by Erica Ivory
Wednesday, January 14, 2004

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I hide.
In my bed made of sorrow
In the dark….
Not  to  think.
Doesn’t work.
I lie here
until I feel a single tear…
slide ever so slowly down my cheek.
I hear it softly hit the pillow.
Feel the tear trickle down my arm..
I hear it's soft echo of death
as it hits the floor below.
A sad sound.
Because that one tear..
was once filled with a thousand
hopes and dreams.
Hopes and dreams
of the innocent.
Hopes and dreams of
what could have been.
I fall asleep to the sound
of that lonely soft tear.
Echoing in my mind.
I awake the next morning to find..
A small but painful stain..
Nothing now but an insignificant reminder
Of a lonely dried up dream.


Erica Ivory


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Reviewed by William Bonilla 1/14/2004
a sad heartfelt write
excellently presented

Reviewed by Regis Auffray 1/14/2004
Sad and deeply moving. Thank you for this offering, Erica. Love and peace to you. Regis
Reviewed by Tinka Boukes 1/14/2004
love tthe picture!!

Heartwrenching write!!

Love Tinka
Reviewed by Paul Berube 1/14/2004
Erica, I still love that picture. How do you get it to do that? You poem is so sad and heartwrenching.
Reviewed by No Longer Member (Reader) 1/14/2004
I remember reading this one....sad, sweet, sublime
Reviewed by Al Swanson (Reader) 1/14/2004
beautiful Erica, something to really think about ty al
Reviewed by Ted Sheridan (Reader) 1/14/2004
Great stuff
Reviewed by Kate Clifford 1/14/2004
Emotinally packed gem!
Reviewed by Mr. Ed 1/14/2004
Extremely sad, haunting write; but done extremely well, Erica.
Reviewed by Debashish Haar (Reader) 1/14/2004
BRILLIANT work, I am reading it a second finding it a GEM!
Reviewed by Andy Turner (Reader) 1/14/2004
ouch so sad so needlessly painful
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