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Lyrics For Walking Away

Updated on March 24, 2011

We started out so delicious

And then you turned vicious

What was on your mind that day

We made love and shared love

And all was good

Then you laughed and just walked away

I followed your footprints

To see where you’d gone

Hearing the music, still

Hearing your song

But you just laughed

You laughed and walked away

Why would you hurt me

When you had your choice of so many

And I didn’t even know how to play

Never have hurt so much

never had warning

there were those

Who would just laugh and walk away

Your heart must be empty

Your soul a vacant place

where nothing matters at all

you leave with a smile on your face

Not even a backward glance

not wanting a second chance

not needing anything more

Your presence was so strong

and though I was proven wrong

never guessing that you wouldn’t stay

or that you would laugh ...

cutting even deeper ...

laugh and just walk away



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  • Poohgranma profile imageAUTHOR


    6 years ago from On the edge

    Victoria Lynn - we share a middle name and other things ... lol. My thanks for your generous comments. This just kind of tumbled out of me one day all in one fell swoop. I don't know why to this day because, to my knowledge at least, no one has ever laughed at me but there sure has been a lot of leaving going on! I must have been feeling deserted that day.

  • Poohgranma profile imageAUTHOR


    6 years ago from On the edge

    thebluestar and LVidoni5 - I am so very sorry I missed your comments. There have been times when I have not received notices of comments or other writers new hubs. I do thank you so very much for taking the time to read my lyrics and for your kind comments!

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    Victoria Lynn 

    6 years ago from Arkansas, USA

    Oh, my, I have felt this. Your poetry is right on. This is amazing. Wow, and more wow, and many votes!

  • LVidoni5 profile image

    Brian Loewer 

    7 years ago from Portland, Oregon

    This is great, sounds like I song I wish I could listen to on the radio. UP.

  • thebluestar profile image

    Annette Donaldson 

    7 years ago from Northern Ireland

    Lovely sentiments Poogranma, we have all had that happen to us in the past, not a nice feeling of being used and left at all.

  • Poohgranma profile imageAUTHOR


    7 years ago from On the edge

    A real honor to have such a fine writer as yourself following me, Doug. Thanks for the read and the encouraging comment.

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    Doug Turner Jr. 

    7 years ago

    Up and beautiful here. Some people simply don't worry about the fact that they may be crushing another's spirits. You really nailed that essence in this song/poem. Great ryhming too. Glad to follow you. Peace.

  • sophie_allen profile image


    7 years ago from Washington D.C. USA 20002

    This is truly a heartfelt lyrics. Touching, moving and expressive words from a brilliant writer.

  • Poohgranma profile imageAUTHOR


    7 years ago from On the edge

    I am fine, pain lets you know you are alive. I hurt more today thinking my cat had Leukemia than I did over this ... this was an old pain. My cat, by the way Praise God has a serious infection but not Leukemia at all and should recover if we caught the infection in time.

    You are back in school? That is wonderful! I have missed you on FB and around here. I am so happy for you!

  • LaurieDawn profile image


    7 years ago

    I have missed you Dear Lady and your words. I don't have as much time as I used to, since returning back to school, but I had to come and read words that soothe my soul, that are familiar and once again I have found my way to your wonderful words scribed upon these pages. Not that the meanings are wonderful, it is never wonderful to be hurt and feeling that way. But you are a gifted Lady and I loved this poem of your pain put out there to offer for us to read.

    Beautiful in its own haunting way.



  • Poohgranma profile imageAUTHOR


    7 years ago from On the edge

    Ah, Epi, I'd never walk away from you, but you do make me laugh ... and cry sometimes too.

  • epigramman profile image


    7 years ago

    ......please don't ever 'walk away' from me - or the sun won't shine for me anymore .......

  • Poohgranma profile imageAUTHOR


    7 years ago from On the edge

    Big hugs to you my brother. You are too sweet.

  • saddlerider1 profile image


    7 years ago

    Poohgranma, don't discredit yourself, you are a very fine and creative writer. I have read your hubs and you are talented. Thank you for your accolade, I am simply a humble poet with words to share. Hugs

  • Poohgranma profile imageAUTHOR


    7 years ago from On the edge

    My dear Q. Between you and saddlerider you two have written far more an eloquent hub than my childish lyrics. You each are great writers, while I write with a child's crayons.

  • QudsiaP1 profile image


    7 years ago

    Your words scream to the soul, are heard by the heart and are caressed by the pulse. For any one to not see what I see and not hear what I hear, surely is both blind and deaf.

  • Poohgranma profile imageAUTHOR


    7 years ago from On the edge

    Ahh, your comment puts my lyrics to shame. You are a such a Master writer!

  • saddlerider1 profile image


    7 years ago

    I have walked the streets of shame and rejection. I loved with intensity and my heart was broken on several occasions throughout my life. I always emerged stronger and moved forward finding LOVE again and again.

    Now my tired soul is dormant and I rest awhile, lingering in the melancholy moments and remembering my youth and wind on my face and the scent of that woman, that one that would leave me speechless and forever full. I felt your pain. Hugs

  • Poohgranma profile imageAUTHOR


    7 years ago from On the edge

    Thanks so much for stopping by and your nice comment ImChemist! I appreciate it.

  • ImChemist profile image


    7 years ago

    Thanks beautiful lyric hub.

  • CJamesIII profile image


    7 years ago from Minneapolis, MN

    Great lyrics! Great rhythm and images. Yep, that's what it feels like!

  • stars439 profile image


    7 years ago from Louisiana, The Magnolia and Pelican State.

    Dear Phoenix : Wonderful lyrics. Someone so false would not be worth much to anyone. God Bless You precious heart.

  • Poohgranma profile imageAUTHOR


    7 years ago from On the edge

    Thanks big bro ... yeah there are some like that out there.

  • WillStarr profile image


    7 years ago from Phoenix, Arizona

    Great lyrics and a cold empty person of whom it's best to be rid.

  • Poohgranma profile imageAUTHOR


    7 years ago from On the edge

    Thanks so much to both of you. I need the music and have no one to hook up with to bring it to a song that I have in my head and zero musical talent. It's crude, would need work but sounds better when it's sung. You'll just have to trust

  • BenWritings profile image


    7 years ago from Save me from, Tennessee

    Amazing. I have had that happen to me as well, and it never leaves your mind

    Great writing here. Very emotional.


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    Linda Rogers 

    7 years ago from Minnesota

    Oh my dear, the pain is just dripping from the lyrics. Love is so hard at times, isn't it? To be laughed at is one of the most painful things, especially when we have trusted and loved someone who now treats us with such disrespect and coldness. OUCH! Brings me back to some old boes.


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