Cruel Life (tanka)

How cruel was her life

To spread across her mirror

All the memories

Of a life rich in beauty

Many lonesome tears ago

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AudreyHowitt 22 months ago from California

I love what you did here with the form Martin!

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bravewarrior 22 months ago from Central Florida

I can relate. Those years ago weren't lonesome - far from it. But the changes that age brings about to the physical self sometimes brings about loneliness because our self-image messes with our self-esteem.

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