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The Break-Up: Keeping Hope Alive (Poem)

Updated on July 17, 2012
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I love to write, to express my thoughts, my emotions, my joys and my sadness through my words ,through my poems.Welcome to my Poetry Section

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With the hopes for future dreams

and the promises, we’ll stay together

till death, you said.


The hopes has faded,

the sun has turned grey,

the contradictory mind

we wear each day.


The path where we danced once,

divided into two,

one for me and other for you.


Go wherever you want,

wherever you find peace,

no bond from my side,

I was at the least.


I stand and gaze

at this line between us

and wonder how it became so

broad and ruin our trust.


The marriage is over,

tear may come.

Never expext, the journey has

ended such a way, in such a term.


Wish there's a brighter rainbow

waiting for you.

Take time and think,

you'll definitely boom.


I am here always for you,

come, when you think

you can open the door between us

with the key of your strength.

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    • Janine Huldie profile image

      Janine Huldie 5 years ago from New York, New York

      Very powerful poem. It speaks to me on so many different levels. Totally sharing and voting this poem up?

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      Movie Master 5 years ago from United Kingdom

      Wonderful poem - thank you for sharing and voted up

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      Deep Biswas 5 years ago from India

      Heartfelt. Simple and clear.

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      Martin Kloess 5 years ago from San Francisco

      Arlene broke up with me twice. I just dated multiple girls at the same time. I was a dog. good work. thank you

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      Gypsy Rose Lee 5 years ago from Riga, Latvia

      Wonderful poem. As they say it takes two to tango.

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      Jose Velasquez 5 years ago from Lodi, New Jersey

      I've never seen this before. Usually if their is a big rift between a couple, both of them stay stubborn. It must be hard being the person who wants things to be good again, and sit waiting for the other person to stop being stubborn.

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      Shining Irish Eyes 5 years ago from Upstate, New York

      True love brings many hard times with it. It is your attitude that keeps the door open. Nothing good is ever easy. If its good and ture it will be.

      Wonderful expression of strife in any relationship.

      I send you blessings, hope and calmness.

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      Larry Wall 5 years ago

      Your poem applies to a lot of couples. My wife and I will celebrate our 32nd anniversary this month. There have been rough spots in our lives, but I know I never considered and I am sure my wife did not consider ever separating and ending our marriage.

      The support of my wife, has been the stabilizing force that has gotten me and us through a lot of difficult issues. My sympathy goes out to those who have been in unsuccessful marriages. I feel very blessed to have found my wife. I knew the day I met her, I was going to marry her. She took a little more convincing . We were married one year and 7 days after we met.

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      Eppie4 5 years ago from North Carolina

      Your poem captures the raw emotion of emotional betrayal. Thank you for voicing what many of us have felt.

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      Bill Holland 5 years ago from Olympia, WA

      My wife and I broke up four times before we finally learned to work through our own individual problems and allowed love to shine through. Great poem.