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She Gave Everything (tanka)

Updated on January 31, 2015

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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      Anna Haven 5 years ago from Scotland

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

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      Jo Alexis-Hagues 5 years ago from Lincolnshire, U.K

      Martin, beautiful with echos of pain and loss.

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      Faith Reaper 5 years ago from southern USA

      Ah, very haunting and sad.

      Voted up +++ and sharing

      God bless, Faith Reaper

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      Deb Hirt 5 years ago from Stillwater, OK

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

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      Jamie Lee Hamann 5 years ago from Reno NV

      Awesome write Martin. Thank you. Jamie

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      Devika Primić 5 years ago from Dubrovnik, Croatia

      Truly amazing she sacrificed it all to please him.

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      Gypsy Rose Lee 5 years ago from Riga, Latvia

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

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      DJ Anderson 5 years ago

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

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      lovedoctor926 5 years ago

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

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      Shauna L Bowling 5 years ago from Central Florida

      Where did she go? Where did HE go?

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      vespawoolf 5 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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      kjforce 5 years ago from Florida

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

      you are the master of limericks....

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      Mary Wickison 5 years ago from Brazil

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

      Wonderful.

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      Jackie Lynnley 5 years ago from The Beautiful South

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

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