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Sometimes I wonder, on days


Such as this, if perhaps I fight


Too hard against the very things


That beat me down, human things


That nonetheless eludes my attempts


To articulate, speech a means of poor


 


Interpretation, inadequate verbal link


As to how I feel somehow lost in


Translation, my words crossing the


Distance between mouth and ear


Mere shadows of what they were


Meant to convey, isolated fragments


 


Lending its pieces to the puzzled looks


Across the very faces of those I wanted


Most to understand, sometimes made


Harder by my own reluctance to reach


A little further within myself, because


I know some things can never be said


 


No matter how heavy the burden of


My hearts confinement, camouflaged


As small talk, with I love you hidden


Underneath, forming silent tears that


Fall unseen from a down-turned face


Long after she has left the room…


 


END


 


“Sometimes” 


 

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Reviewed by D May (Reader)
A great write George....I have just noticed that I titled my poem this same title.
This is very vivid in its images and thought.
Reviewed by jude forese
excellent, George ...
Reviewed by Regis Auffray
Strongly appealing emotively and deeply meaningful, George. Thank you. Love and peace to you. Regis
Reviewed by Kate Burnside
... Um...uh...oo.... know this soooo well, George! Just say it, dammit!! What could be worse than the endless boxing and coxing?! Don't worry, I speak to myself here as a demonstration of the frustration that tongue-tiedness can bring us to. If my tongue were a pen, maybe it would be different...I don't know how you manage it, but you have the definite gift of being able to articulate so well the brain-waves and electro-pulses that happen BETWEEN thought... your work is a testament to pre-thought, and that is what makes it just so special... not "Sometimes" but "Always" - no bull. Never stop. TY Kate xx
Reviewed by Tinka Boukes
Very heartfelt Piece...but beautiful!!

Love Tinka
Reviewed by E T Waldron
Sometimes I wonder where you learned how to write so beautifully
with such depth of feeling to arouse all of our emotions!

Thanks for your support;-)
Love,
Eileen

Reviewed by m j hollingshead
poignant read
Reviewed by Sherry Heim
A very sad but beautiful write, George.
Reviewed by Rosemarie Skaine
A struggle is well expressed. R
Reviewed by Mr. Ed
A truly sad piece, George - and probably often part of our human makeup.
Reviewed by Dave Harm
"Sometimes" our fights can destroy us and "sometimes" our fights can save us... the choice is ours... do we want to fight?
Reviewed by George Carroll
A deep insight into why it is so hard for some to express their love.
Reviewed by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
sad, but very well written poem, george! well done!

(((HUGS))) and much love, your friend in tx., karen lynn. :(
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