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...Pockets of Dust...

Updated on September 11, 2012

Sorrowful pockets

hold rivulets of Time

and dust

Silver dollar teardrops

razor edged words

never spoken

the sharpest

and the littlest things


the biggest

and shame besets you

trees begin to scold you

and the wind

howls your name

How did I ever

lose you?


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  • Carole Anzolletti profile imageAUTHOR

    Carole Anzolletti 

    5 months ago from The Phantom Queen's Labyrinth

    Awesome, thank you so much for coming back!

  • Tim Truzy info4u profile image

    Tim Truzy 

    6 months ago from U.S.A.

    I love your poetry. That's why I stopped by again. Beautiful and original. "Trees scolding," superb use of giving plants human qualities. Wonderful. Fabulous. Inspiring.

  • Carole Anzolletti profile imageAUTHOR

    Carole Anzolletti 

    4 years ago from The Phantom Queen's Labyrinth

    Thank you so much, so glad you enjoyed it :)

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    Madeleine Salin 

    4 years ago from Finland

    I love the picture and the words in this poem are awesome. Very emotional!

  • Carole Anzolletti profile imageAUTHOR

    Carole Anzolletti 

    5 years ago from The Phantom Queen's Labyrinth

    Aisha, thank you so much!

  • Aisha Jilani profile image

    Aisha Jilani 

    5 years ago from Lahore

    its amazing

  • Carole Anzolletti profile imageAUTHOR

    Carole Anzolletti 

    5 years ago from The Phantom Queen's Labyrinth

    whonunuwho, thank you so much for realizing the story behind the words :)

    Simba, I love that you examined my words in such a way - that you took the time to comment, and follow me :) THANK YOU - both you and whonunuwho made my day! 333

  • whonunuwho profile image


    5 years ago from United States

    Very emotional story in such few poignant words. Good work.

  • Simba73 profile image


    5 years ago from UK

    Wow !!!!

    OK not sure how to comment on this one but going to try :)

    Such an amazing way to express the sorrow and regret of a love lost, being hounded and ridiculed by the elements that is genius !!!

    I have to say one of the most clever and beautiful writes I have ever read

    Exalt !!!!


    BTW going to start following you for sure :)


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