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Victims Of The Mist (poem)

Updated on August 27, 2012

It saddens me that I must break your heart

And draw life’s painful vale on all of this

Our dreams of love forever just dismiss

We met too late for our romance to start

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Yet not to air the truth would be remiss

We are not cowards who from trouble dart

There is a grace to how we choose to part

And let this grace be our enduring kiss

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I cannot say the words you long to hear

For if I did I also lose your trust

Another victim of the mist of life

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But as we part please know I’ll feel each tear

For our goodbye forever is a must

For I am bound forever to my wife

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      Deb Hirt 4 years ago from Stillwater, OK

      A wise decision to stay where you belong.

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      Janhorner 4 years ago

      What a wonderful poem of a love denied. How beautifully penned. I love this because it is true to life when someone falls in love with another but is already committed to someone else.

      A beaut.

      Jan

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      Rich 4 years ago from Kentucky

      Life has many twists and turns, at times, they are not fair to all involved. It is sad when these occasions arise. You've expressed it well! Great Job!

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      Farhat 4 years ago from Delhi

      sad on her part ..but an Ingenious decision off him....Great outcome!

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      Michelle Liew 4 years ago from Singapore

      Whoa, whoa....love the end punchline!! I agree with Richard....there is difficulty in saying who is in the right/wrong at times. I do know one thing...in our own imperfect way, we try to stick to what's morally right.

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      JThomp42 4 years ago

      That last line says it ALL. Voted up.

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      Glimmer Twin Fan 4 years ago

      Wonderful introspective poem. Nice ending too.

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      Thomas Silvia 4 years ago from Massachusetts

      So beautifully written and a great ending, loved the video has well .

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      Mark G Weller 4 years ago from Lake Charles, LA.

      Beautifully done, The loyalty is a wonderful message.

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      Suzette Walker 4 years ago from Taos, NM

      So sad yet so beautiful. I really like this poem. You are such a gentleman and poet!

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      Ruby Jean Fuller 4 years ago from Southern Illinois

      This is a sad tale that many can and will relate to. Beautiful in every way..

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      Gypsy Rose Lee 4 years ago from Riga, Latvia

      A sad tale but a man who made a wise decision.

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      Ann1Az2 4 years ago from Orange, Texas

      Your wife is the lucky one! You are a hopeless romantic, my friend, just like a few others. I love you all! And the choice of Santana was perfect. Of course, how can you go wrong with Santana.

      Voted up.

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