I will write of this no more .......Poem

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This ever yearning tiring need
has reached the point
of no return

Those images in the night the
loneliness in the crowds
this aching senseless burn

The fantasies when I was alone
lonely and ashamed you
ceased to materialize

All of it gone even the echoes
have silenced themselves
I now realize

In my next life I will live in the
cold regions of the blue ice
and stoic winds

And in the end I will die realizing
that if I remain alone still
then I win

No ...you look at me and smile now
and like all old souls
I see what it is you

Yet I know love would leave
me alone and in the end
yearning again

Perhaps only a god can deliver it
being a man alone
only shows true weakness

I am cursed in the need
and practiced in
my failure

And you
this dream and purity
of pleasure

I will write of you no more


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janshares 3 years ago from Washington, DC

I found this poem quite a straight and to the point expression of a wicked loneliness, decisive in once and for all, letting go of love. The pain is clearly heard. Thank you for a well-done piece, ahorseback. Glad I stopped by. Voted up and beautiful.

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ahorseback 3 years ago Author

Jan , Thank you for stopping and sharing this , this is perhaps just a bitter recollection of my earlier "life and love" experiences . Not so much now though . Merely the recollections of a shy young boy and man . Happy holidays !.....Ed

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leni sands 3 years ago from UK

Beautifully written ahorseback, emotive from start to finish and also sums up the way I am feeling at the moment. Voted up Awesome and Beautiful...

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Eiddwen 3 years ago from Wales

As always Ed so wonderfully expressed; you are indeed so talented and I wish you a great weekend.


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ahorseback 3 years ago Author

Leni _ A huge hug from someone just like You !......:-} You are not alone .

Eddy ! You are the bestest and nicest writer that ever Rit! Hugs!

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Ericdierker 3 years ago from Spring Valley, CA. U.S.A.

Great Job, but I do hope it is a lie.

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shanmarie 3 years ago from Texas

So many of your poems are about loneliness and nostalgia. Can almost feel it while reading it. Hope you had a wonderful Thanksgiving. ~ Your friend, Shannie. (Tell anyone else I let you call me that, and I might have to hurt ya. ;)

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ahorseback 3 years ago Author

Eric _There are no lies in my memories my friend . Perhaps only distortions , Happy holidays Eric !.....Ed

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ahorseback 3 years ago Author

Shan , Please only hurt me if you have to , perfect day ! As I hope yours was my dear !........:-}....Ed

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BlossomSB 3 years ago from Victoria, Australia

You create the atmosphere so well in your writing. Take care and be happy.

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W1totalk 3 years ago

It's not fair but its written. Love is not fair or clear and it hurts. I am sorry to hear such a thing. Nice hub though.

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ahorseback 3 years ago Author

Hi Blossom ! Nice to see you and thank you for always commenting !.....Ed

Wstotalk- Love is amazing though , No ? Thank you !....Ed

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Nikkij504gurl 3 years ago from Louisiana

but all those such great topics to write about and you sure have written many a great poem to them.

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ahorseback 3 years ago Author

Hi Nikki , thank you so much , it means a lot to hear that ...:-}

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