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Sometimes, There is not enough of me and too many of you.

Updated on February 15, 2015

Too Many of You


Artist is Bohumil Kubišta. He is from Bohemia according to the information found with image.

Sometimes, All of You is not enough

Orange walls

Surround me

A memory

A tangerine dream

Painted the day

You landed your ass in jail

I did not stop until every wall

Enveloped me in their arms

That had once belonged to you

A “you” I would later discover

Had been bitten by a love

So white, so pure

No other could replace

You had moved here

To escape her

But she found you

And you held on

Not enough concrete

To finish

Not enough

Never enough

For no matter how you tried

You could not hide

She was everywhere

All the time

You pretending

She was long gone

How I wanted to believe

In You

How I wanted to believe

You would see

That your were strong

You were free

It was okay

To let go of that queen

Still, her frosty hands

Would find you

Sharpening your tools

Just to make dust

You had been my sniper

my boy scout

my lover

my friend

“Eyes in Front”

You would say

Convinced predators

Roamed every street

In which I would think

Yeah, I am looking at one

Can remember the day I came home

And you had moved in…


You had said

Seven years later

I had your Chevy F-whatever hauled off

I stood my ground

This time was for good

You and You and all your other You-s

Were no longer welcome in my home

And now I sit in that same room

Tapping away on my keyboard

Telling the world

How there once was this guy…

Who could have had a home



A soldier with a throne

And while I finally had enough

I do hope you know

I did give it my all

To You and You

To all of You

© 2015 ocfireflies


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    • RTalloni profile image


      3 years ago from the short journey

      You've done a good job of what you set out to do.

    • ocfireflies profile imageAUTHOR


      3 years ago from North Carolina

      GRL, Suzette and DDE,

      Thank you ladies. Such an awesome way to begin my day.

      Stay Warm,


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      Devika Primić 

      3 years ago from Dubrovnik, Croatia

      Brilliantly written and shared. I enjoyed your strong words here.

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      Suzette Walker 

      3 years ago from Taos, NM

      Kim, YOU are a STRONG WOMAN! And it comes through in your writing and poetry. Nuff said!

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      Gypsy Rose Lee 

      3 years ago from Riga, Latvia

      Awesome poetry with a most powerful message.

    • ocfireflies profile imageAUTHOR


      3 years ago from North Carolina


      I am trying so hard to be the strong woman I know is still here somewhere.

      Thank you for being you. I am truly blessed to have so many strong and wonderful women in my life. The fact that they are like you--awesome writers just makes it all that much better.



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      Suzette Walker 

      3 years ago from Taos, NM

      Wow, what a poem Kim. I hear and feel the sadness and bitterness but I also hear and feel a strong woman who is 't putting up with it anymore. A powerful poem. I love your poetry Kim. It is so raw yet beautiful.

    • ocfireflies profile imageAUTHOR


      3 years ago from North Carolina

      Dear Faith,

      You my sweet friend are the real deal. Thank you for helping me by sharing.

      Dear Jackie,

      Thanks for getting where I was coming from and for the up.

      Blessings to you both,


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      Jackie Lynnley 

      3 years ago from The Beautiful South

      Love the poem; can even understand it personally somewhat. Love Lindsey always and the guy is pretty good too. ^+

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      Faith Reaper 

      3 years ago from southern USA

      Superb poetry, dear Kim! This one packs a punch powerfully.

      You are the real deal.

      Up ++++ tweeting, pinning, G+ and sharing

      Peace and blessings

    • ocfireflies profile imageAUTHOR


      3 years ago from North Carolina


      Thank you! Always honored when you leave such nice comments.


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      Sally Gulbrandsen 

      3 years ago from Norfolk

      Powerful message, excellent work Kim.


    • ocfireflies profile imageAUTHOR


      3 years ago from North Carolina


      I will say an extra prayer for you and your daughter. In this piece, I was attempting to show how hard it can be on the ones who loves those who struggle with addiction. If you were able to relate, then I am sorry that you have a loved one struggling and I am pleased that I was able to capture this state of affairs in such a way that those who see it would get where I was coming from. Your up and share is most appreciated.


      Any time I receive compliments from you, I feel extra-special for you are such an accomplished writer. Thank you for your up and share as well.

      Many Blessings to you Both,


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      Jo Alexis-Hagues 

      3 years ago from Lincolnshire, U.K

      Kim, wow... "sometimes, all of you is not enough." What an exceptional piece of poetry!! Beautiful, sad and yes...very powerful indeed. Up and sharing.

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      3 years ago from Cumberland, R.I.

      That was beautiful! My daughter struggles with addiction so this hit a nerve for me! A soldier with a throne..... Powerful verses!!! Voted up

    • ocfireflies profile imageAUTHOR


      3 years ago from North Carolina


      Sorry about your Seahawks. I only caught the second half, but I found the game to be pretty exciting. Thank you for your kind words. It makes me feel empowered when others call my stuff "empowering." Thank You!

      Best Always,


    • ocfireflies profile imageAUTHOR


      3 years ago from North Carolina


      Thanks for your ongoing support. You are the best. Cheers to you as well. Thanks for using words like "wow, fantastic and powerful" in association with my work. Just keeping on, keeping on...

      Blessings Always,


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      Bill Holland 

      3 years ago from Olympia, WA

      I'm with John, Kim, this was a powerful piece of writing...sad, but in the end, empowering. Well done, my friend.


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      John Hansen 

      3 years ago from Queensland Australia

      Wow Kim, fantastic poem. Sounds very personal which makes it even more powerful. That song by John Legend and Lindsay Stirling is one of my favourites at the moment. Great writing as always. Cheers.


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