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Speck of Dust
by Elizabeth Melton Parsons
Sunday, July 08, 2007
Rated "G" by the Author.
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Losing love, becoming stronger...

Speck of Dust

 


For so long we have been so many things to each other_


Lovers, friends, companions, even enemies.


Your leaving devastates me.


Well still be friends, you say.


As if in the saying, your leaving will be less devastating.


I have loved you, yes given all I had to give,


But you say its not enough.


I wonder what more I could have given?


I have given my all_


My body, my heart, even my soul.


Given all to you_ I held nothing back.


My heart now bleeds at thought of your leaving.


You say you love me, but only as a friend.


What of the passion we shared?


Do only friends share such passion?


You speak platitudes. I die a little more.


The strong hand of pain takes hold of mine.


I know hell be my companion for a very long time,


But when he takes his leave, and he will.


I will still be here_ Stronger than before.


When that time comes, what we had together_


Will be as nothing more than a speck of dust on forever.


 


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Reviewed by Kerry Compton Star Girl 8/3/2007
Going through this kind of pain makes one realize how very strong we can be....stronger than we could have ever imagined.
Reviewed by William DeVault 8/2/2007
It is the tempering of pain and sorrow that strenthens us or breaks us, Well written expression of this.
Reviewed by Andy Turner (Reader) 8/1/2007
We'll still be friends...Yeah right...

Move on move up, he's not worth the dogs dinner...platitudes I hate that, its the death knell...
Reviewed by Don Juan Amante 8/1/2007
A moving reflection of a survivor's heart.
Reviewed by Elizabeth Price 7/11/2007
You took the pain and will turn it into a gain. Excellent expression on emotions and carefully handled. Excellent. Liz
Reviewed by Karen Vanderlaan 7/9/2007
I love this-especially the sense of impending power present at the end-well done
Reviewed by Paul Berube 7/9/2007
Elizabeth,

Very poignant piece. Life sometimes strenghtens us with its ups and downs.
Reviewed by Felix Perry 7/9/2007
Sad but with a reality check ending for you come to a conclusion that you are a survivor and life will glow and blossom for you again. Very well done.

Fee
Reviewed by J. Allen Wilson 7/8/2007
This is such a sad but true write for so many.
The saying "what does not kill you, makes you stronger"
stands to reason and truth. Hope and blessings for a
quick healing of the heart and soul.

Allen
Reviewed by Art Sun 7/8/2007
Your thoughts express many emotions of love and loss of love, even though the thought of friendship is the expression there is a depth of love that stirs even within the dust of forever, only it is felt mainly from one side...

nice work....

enjoyed....

Art Sun...
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