LOST BOY

A Tribute...Been awhile......


It was a long time ago

I saw the twinkle in your eye

And your wide glowing smile

Like as if you knew

That you belonged on Angel Avenue.

Your highs were high

And your lows were low

One never knows how deep it goes

The smiles manic and the eyes so wide

Was it happiness or an act of pride.

One time you were king

And then the world took a swing

Like at the many others before you

Who knew that their time was done.

I only wish that I could have saved you

But no one can save someone from themselves

I have known others like you

That fought the storm and lost their shirts

But never found the deeper hurt.

Somehow they are still standing

And fighting off the devil

At a whole other level

Like the storm in your head

And the hurricane that left you dead.


My Life And Poetry

Since my mothers death at the age of eight years old, I often wrote poetry to heal my wounds and express the pain that I felt as a child who couldn't cry.

This served as a release and I still do it to this day. There is a lot of sadness out there now and I pray every day that others do not "give up." The entertainment industry is very difficult and the pressures are intense especially after you succeed at such a high level. I will write more about this in a future hub.

Best, GPAGE 

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Phoebe Pike 6 years ago

This was really interesting. Keep writing


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GPAGE 6 years ago from California Author

Phoebe Pike....thank you for stopping by.......GPAGE


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msorensson 6 years ago

Hello, GPage,

I can feel your pain and how deep it must be. If there is something that I can do for you, please do let me know.

Much love,

Melinda


TattoGuy 6 years ago

You now what I love about this poem and the sad thing about this poem, it could easily be written for me, love it, yer good, enjoy yer weekend x


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Pamela99 6 years ago from United States

Very good and interesting hub. I can't know your pain but pray the sun will shine through and heal it.


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GPAGE 6 years ago from California Author

msorensson....so kind of you to stop by and leave such a "touching" comment.

I feel better now that I have written this.....I intend to write more about my experiences in this subject....Best, GPAGE


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GPAGE 6 years ago from California Author

TattoGuy......your BIG heart shines in everything you do and write. You are a light. The way you write to make others feel "joy" is very familiar to me. I SO enjoy you in a big way! I have a lot more hubs like this in me.....taken a long time to get here. "Making the invisible VISIBLE" is my new saying that I will live by......

I soooo hope you have a lovely weekend! I'm going to see a folk artist tonight at an Irish pub in LA....I have not been out in a while except for industry biz.....so will enjoy myself! Best, G


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GPAGE 6 years ago from California Author

Pamela99! It is so nice to see you here......really enjoy your comments. I'm planning on reading some of your hubs this weekend........Best, GPAGE


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Kaie Arwen 6 years ago

GPAGE- In this poem you've shared yourself and your feelings as if we were sitting in the same room. The writing is beautiful......... I just wish you didn't have to feel the hurt!

Kaie


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viryabo 6 years ago

Thank you for the touching poem G. Makes one reflect on life. It's like a cycle sometimes...joy-pain-joy-pain-joy...and it seems never ending at times. The pains of the past still remained buried deep in the minds of some of us, and from my experience, time does not always heal the wound.

However, life has some beautiful moments it throws our way, beautiful people that cross our paths.

I guess thats why we live on and hope on.

GodBless you.


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HappyHer 6 years ago from Cleveland, OH

Beautifully put G, and hugs to you as I know this hits close to home.


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GPAGE 6 years ago from California Author

Kaie....I feel much better today......thank you! Currently writing another article about how this industry effects young stars. Thank you so much for your wonderful words and I always appreciate you coming here!!!.......Best, G


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GPAGE 6 years ago from California Author

viryabo.......you have said a lot in your comment that holds true......some people deal with the pain when they are reminded and welcome new beautiful moments. I do this all of the time until I see something tragic happen (especially with someone I knew). My sadness does not show itself often. I'm trying to explore this in my writing. I am thankful that you are here and special thanks for your many "blessings." Best, G


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GPAGE 6 years ago from California Author

HappyHer.....

Thank you so much for being here and leaving your kind thought. Best, G


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bat115 6 years ago from Los Angeles, CA

GPAGE, You write beautifully. This one is so heartfelt.


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prasetio30 6 years ago from malang-indonesia

It looks you really lost your boy, after I saw the tittle. But before I come in and read your poem....Oh God, is GPAGE really lost her boy? But I am glad after check that you are still going well .And this is just poem. I really impressed with your work. Very beautiful. I liked very much. I am sorry about your mom. I know it makes you tough and struggle in life.

GPAGE you good in writing poem. I admitted about that. Stay keep in touch. My heart always be with you.

Warm regards,

Prasetio


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GPAGE 6 years ago from California Author

bat115.....thank you so much for your lovely comment......Best, G


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GPAGE 6 years ago from California Author

prasetio30....I really appreciate you stopping in and sharing your thoughts and blessings. I'm always touched by the words you leave here. All the best to you and yours. G


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James A Watkins 6 years ago from Chicago

You are a wonderful poet, G. What an expressive soul you are. I love this deep piece of art.


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Zsuzsy Bee 6 years ago from Ontario/Canada

G, what can I say? You have expressed the inner workings of the soul.

awesome

regards Zsuzsy


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GPAGE 6 years ago from California Author

JAMES! Thank you so much! I feel touched. I'm so happy that you love this. I have been writing poetry for a very long time, all hidden in boxes...some have become songs.....

G


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GPAGE 6 years ago from California Author

Zsuzsy Bee....thank you so much! I feel thrilled and inspired by your comment.......G


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Sunshyne1975 6 years ago from California, US

You are a great writer, and a wonderful poet. Thank you for sharing this. Sunshyne


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GPAGE 6 years ago from California Author

Sunshyne1975...thank you so much for your sweet comment! It is nice to see you here......Best, GPAGE

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