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One Last Tear
by Erica Ivory

Wednesday, February 09, 2005
Rated "G" by the Author.
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repost/written as a teen...Under the blankts with a flashlight..lol
Most people think this is about a guy..it was to my family...


One Last Tear



 


I lie here.
In my bed made of sorrow
In the dark….
alone.
Struggling…
Trying..
Not to think.
Because thinking..
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.
of what will never be.



 


Erica Ivory



 


 



 

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Reviewed by L. Figgins 2/14/2005
Encapsulates teenage "angst" to perfection, Erica. Every emotion is taken to the max...the moment is all there is. Its painful to remember!
Reviewed by Sue Hess 2/9/2005
this is so sad...no one can hurt like family can
Reviewed by Tinka Boukes 2/9/2005
Oh I remeber this one....great work Erica!!

Hope all is still fine with you??

Love Tinka
Reviewed by Sandra Corona 2/9/2005
Beautiful art and sentiments well written. Bravo!
:)Sandy
Reviewed by Karla Dorman, The StormSpinner 2/9/2005
Erica,

Melancholic, and I know how this is. Trust me when I say that. My dreams and hopes for the future were always shot down...wonder where I'd be now if I hadn't listened or believed their lies??

(((HUGS))) and love, Karla. :( *tears*
Reviewed by John Bidwell 2/9/2005
Wow, this is beautiful Erica.
I'm in a blue place right now.
I've been wanting to get a hug, this makes me want to give one.
:)
John
Reviewed by Judy Lloyd (Reader) 2/9/2005
This is sad and when someone shatters your dreams it is hard to deal with.
Reviewed by Sandie Angel 2/9/2005
Good one, Erica!

Sandie May Angel a.k.a. Sandie Angel :o)



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