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Sunset Through the Window (Joy & Pain)

Updated on September 16, 2012

Simplicity, Joy & Freedom

Pink, Yellow & Red

Hues strike against the wall

Black steel coiled up

Shadows left behind

Happiness lingers

From my movement

Love trails behind

In silence

With music

Joy fills the air

Dancing to the sound

How simple it is

Independence

Strength and freedom from

Weakness

Rising with the sun

Moving to the rhythm

Being close to creation

Music was the foundation

Inspiration was found

In the sweetest tiniest things

Loving every bit of life

From dawn until night


Slowly Dying

That's when I was happiest

Before he crept in and

Everything started rotting

Slowly creeping

Day by day

Words strung about in the air

The pits of hell

Burst from flames

Believed he was king

So he reigned

A prisoner was I

Held against my will

Too dead inside to even cry

The joy was shattered

Nothing remained

Only pieces crumbled

On the floor

Dirty and damaged

Nothing was like before

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      Jim Higgins 4 years ago from Eugene, Oregon

      What a contrast! I am not sure if these are in sequence or not, but if they are, what a life change that was. I know it can happen, for it has to me. This is a dynamic duo of poems that lifts one up then body slams us to the canvas. If it is autobiographical, I am glad you survived to write about it.

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      Caroline Marie 4 years ago from Close to Heaven

      Hi Xstatic thank you for taking the time out to read and comment. Cheers. :)

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      Sommer Dalton 4 years ago

      I love the difference, awesome hub! Voted up and more!

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      Gypsy Rose Lee 4 years ago from Riga, Latvia

      Wow talk about grabbing a hold of your heart and squeezing. Next moment you want to damn them to hell. been on that roller coaster ride and never want to go back.Hurts too much.

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      Karen Silverman 4 years ago

      Wow..talk about opposite ends of the spectrum! You really make a girl feel it, Caroline! The good, the bad, and the - omg - ugly!

      Sooo perfectly done!

      tweeting, sharing, voting...xx

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      Caroline Marie 4 years ago from Close to Heaven

      @ Hi Sommer thank you very much for stopping by and commenting. :)

      @ Hi Gypsy thank you for stopping by and commenting. :)

      @ Hi ImKarn thanks for stopping by, commenting, and tweeting. :)

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