She Gave Everything (tanka)

She gave everything

To be the smile upon his face

Who left her alone

Staring into her mirror

Wondering where did she go

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Jackie Lynnley 3 years ago from The Beautiful South

Ah...the meanings behind this could be endless. Very beautiful.

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Blond Logic 3 years ago from Brazil

This is so sad, I feel many women can relate to this.


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kj force 3 years ago from Florida

Mhatter99...So bad.. " Gator Bait " was a few years too late....

you are the master of limericks....

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vespawoolf 3 years ago from Peru, South America

This one is very sad. Both men and women can relate on many levels. Your limericks are not to be missed!

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bravewarrior 3 years ago from Central Florida

Where did she go? Where did HE go?

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lovedoctor926 3 years ago

Her life became an endless pit of darkness. this can be interpreted in so many different ways.

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DJ Anderson 3 years ago

You just love to keep us guessing, don't you, Martin???

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Gypsy Rose Lee 3 years ago from Riga, Latvia

Voted up and awesome. Just love this. Putting it among my pearls on pearltree.

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DDE 3 years ago from Dubrovnik, Croatia

Truly amazing she sacrificed it all to please him.

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jhamann 3 years ago from Reno NV

Awesome write Martin. Thank you. Jamie

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aviannovice 3 years ago from Stillwater, OK

We have likely all made sacrifices at one time or another.

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Faith Reaper 3 years ago from southern USA

Ah, very haunting and sad.

Voted up +++ and sharing

God bless, Faith Reaper

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tobusiness 3 years ago from Bedfordshire, U.K

Martin, beautiful with echos of pain and loss.

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Anna Haven 3 years ago from Scotland

So skillfully done, sad and yet profound. I hope she found herself again.

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