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Love: Not Always Good!

Updated on June 4, 2011

I tried to see across the beautiful bare trees

Looking for the sea

I can’t see it, nor are there any leaves

No water, no air, no me

No me, you see, I am not free

Not free from bare trees

Looking for the beautiful sea air

Oh my, will I see it, hear it?

Help me Lord

For I have cut the cord

I don’t need him anymore

I run and run and run

I didn’t see the sun

I hurt, I cried and I died

I finally found the strength

Deep down inside

Down to my core

To look for the Lord

I found the power

To seize the day

And no longer be that coward

And in a cold day in May

I did it, I did it, I did it

I looked for the sea through the bare trees

And I found me

I run hid and run some more

Until I found the Lord

I am free from him

Lord helped me be free

I hear the sea through the bare trees

I hear the water and I see the leaves

Now I can breathe

 

There Is Always Help!

Escaping, Run
Escaping, Run

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      msorensson 7 years ago

      Lovely. Thank you and congratulations!

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      wesleycox 7 years ago from Back in Texas, at least until August 2012

      Very nice indeed.

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      Ladybird33 7 years ago from Fabulous USA

      Thank you all, I am still learning and spreading my wings in poetry so I do appreciate the kind words. :)

      BC99, yes, that is my alter ego side, thanks for compliment, love it!

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      maven101 7 years ago from Northern Arizona

      Very expressive, almost excruciatingly so...I wanted to see a happy ending, and I did... Thank you for this, keep it up, you have much to give... Larry

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      Ladybird33 7 years ago from Fabulous USA

      Maven101, THANK YOU, I am trying and learning about poetry. I am so new and I appreciate your reading and giving me encouragement!

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      Shalini Kagal 7 years ago from India

      Very powerful - from 'I am not free' to 'now I can breathe' - you take the reader through your journey with style and passion.

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      Ladybird33 7 years ago from Fabulous USA

      Shalini, I appreciate you responding and thrilled that you felt it too! Thank you!

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      dennisematt 7 years ago

      The strength to escape when you feel so alone and weak is a wonderfull thing! I liked this, it makes me wish I could write poetry. oh, and I loved the images of the sea, and bare trees.

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      Ladybird33 7 years ago from Fabulous USA

      Dennisematt, you are so right. Thank you, I am trying my wings at poetry, we will see. I appreciate it so much!

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      Rob Welsh 7 years ago from Tomorrow - In Words & NZ Time.

      When you look back now.. you will find that your trees have grown beyond the emptiness. You have the right to always be happy and grow from those roots that found your happiness. Promise yourself to never accept less than that and your tree will bloom. Take care Ladybird..you have no need to fly away anymore. Your home is in your heart.

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      Ladybird33 7 years ago from Fabulous USA

      Pearldiver, my tree is fully bloomed but your comment almost made me cry, it was so beautiful. Thank you for this comment.

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      Rob Welsh 7 years ago from Tomorrow - In Words & NZ Time.

      Hi, I just called in to say hi and mark up a good work. Thanks for the nice comment; I'm pleased that the spring bought leaves; so important for an evergreen. Take care.

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      Timothy Donnelly 7 years ago from Ontario, Canada

      This fledgling poetry, as you describe it, soars just fine. I enjoyed reading it a few times over, to better focus on your setting, which is also I think used as a great metaphor. Well done Ladybird33.

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      Ladybird33 7 years ago from Fabulous USA

      pearldiver, thank you and I appreciate you stopping by and reading my poetry.

      timothy, how are you? I am not as good with poetry, still in the learning mode, so I can't thank you enough for the comment! I appreciate it so much!

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