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The pain of four walls crying

Updated on October 14, 2012

I remember the feeling

As I stood there alone

The silence screaming loudly

In the walls that we called home


The walls pleading with me

Where have they all gone

Looking for an answer

For a sign .........a dear Jon


The pain of four walls crying

As they died without their air

For you were the life in this home

It only breathed cause you were there


But every room reminds me

Of the love that we shared

Cruel ghosts of you stab my soul

Every time I find your hair


Will ghosts be here forever

Playing with my soul

Slicing through my solace

As I stay here growing old

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      Jon 4 years ago from UK

      Hey Word55 !!Thanks for reading and your kind comments

      Simba

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      Word 4 years ago from Chicago

      Lovely poem Simba. It has great rhythm too!

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      Jon 5 years ago from UK

      Thankyou so much duffs Mum !!

      This one was written from my own experience so your comments mean so much to me :)

      love Simba x

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      P. Thorpe Christiansen 5 years ago from Pacific Northwest, USA

      I really enjoy your poetry. You have a wonderful talent.

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      Jon 5 years ago from UK

      Your comments make me smile, make me laugh and make it all worth while Epi :) lol

      I would not worry about loosing them if they like poetry ! as your work is definately heavyweight where as I'm still learning to skip let alone box !!!

      And it would be a honour to stay in touch my friend , good vibe and wishes from the UK 10.53am

      P.S ..I'm liking your life style on the lake !!! lol

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      epigramman 5 years ago

      Well I just had to return to this classic and say - you also make me sigh , lol, what yearning here - and it just breaks my heart for you - they can't teach your style of writing at school because you are just a natural and it's a gift you're born with.

      So I will take your words as a lullaby to bed with me and two other women I share it with (don't worry buddy I'm the one in the middle , lol) and I will see you again. Please keep in touch and sending you good energy and karma from lake erie time ontario canada 5:44am

      p.s. - I don't let my 2 girlfriends read your writing for fear of losing them, lol.

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      Jon 5 years ago from UK

      Hi Epi !!,

      So glad you read some of my writes, they truly are all from my own experiences and to know I have moved someone with such a great pen has really put a smile on my face, and the weather ??? well let me tell you every time you write to me the sun seems to blast through my window it's so strange, I am on about my 5th coffee mind you !! but it is 13.06 GMT now and a glorious winter day with deep blue skies and low but strong sunshine.

      Great talk again !!!

      Simba

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      epigramman 5 years ago

      Your words, my fine friend, are quite affecting, and I was sincerely moved by your beautiful poetic heart - a nice way to start the morning here with first cup of coffee at lake erie time 7:59am and I left a reply for you on my new one Dead Ahead - sending you warm wishes and good energy and how is the weather where you live - we are definitely on the doorstep of Canadian winter

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      Jon 5 years ago from UK

      Thank you Esther , it was a while back now and the scars are pretty well healed now and life is new and fresh :)

      Simba

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      esther strong 5 years ago

      I am thankful not to be in the position you describe here so candidly. Stay strong and positive.

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      Jon 5 years ago from UK

      Hattie I am just starting to feel to joy of that freedom !!!

      some days are great others not so , but the freedom is starting to be a rush :)

      Simba

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      HattieMattieMae 5 years ago from Limburg, Netherlands

      Oh I hate that feeling...it lingers everywhere for a time. Kind of haunting. Hard to let go of a loved one, remembering, and still loving. Think the hardest thing was to learn to let go of everything in this world...but at the same time there is freedom when we finally do...and the ghost no longer lingers.

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      Jon 5 years ago from UK

      Thank you so much Eiddwen :))

      Simba x

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      Eiddwen 5 years ago from Wales

      Deep words in a great poem.

      Eddy.

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      Jon 5 years ago from UK

      thank you so much Kamalesh :)

      Simba

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      Kamalesh050 5 years ago from Sahaganj, Dist. Hooghly, West Bengal, India

      Sad poem - written wonderfully. I feel your pain. May you be showered with God's Blessings to find new love soon. Our life is full of surprises - so cheer up my friend. Take care. Best Wishes, Kamalesh

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      Jon 5 years ago from UK

      Hey GRL !!!

      Thanks so much :)) and I agree with you, one day when I'm ready it will be right !!!!

      Love Simba xxxxx

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      Gypsy Rose Lee 5 years ago from Riga, Latvia

      Wonderful poem but heartbreaking. Believe that the future will bring new love and this time things will turn out just fine.

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      Jon 5 years ago from UK

      Hey Phil,

      My heart goes to you Brother thatnks for dropping in :)

      Simba

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      Jose Velasquez 5 years ago from Lodi, New Jersey

      I have totally felt this situation, and it is a horrible feeling indeed.

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      Jon 5 years ago from UK

      Tess your words are again beautiful and really hit my heart, thank you so much for your words I really love them :))))

      Love Simba xxxxx

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      Marites Mabugat-Simbajon 5 years ago from Toronto, Ontario

      Hi Jon, she is pretty and cute here! But your heart is amazingly prettier...your strength and courage in putting this poem together shows how amazing you are and your love is. Let good air come through your windows into the empty rooms she's left her tracks behind. One day, you will be happy and find love you truly deserve! Beautiful poem.

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      Jon 5 years ago from UK

      Ha !! yes I did right off to edit LOL

      Thanks for you comment too :)))

      Simba

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      Richard Francis Fleck 5 years ago from Denver, Colorado

      I very moving and touching poem. But in the first line did you mean "feeling'?

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      Jon 5 years ago from UK

      James thanks Brother those are wise and kind words :)

      Respect

      Simba

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      Tijani Achamlal 5 years ago from Morocco

      Beautiful and nicely put.I was there too and I know how hard it is when you find yourself pushed sideways with nothing to gain just pain.Hang in there,stay strong when nostalgy attacks you.All of us have those moments.Chin up.Life is still fresh and not that yet bad.

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      Jon 5 years ago from UK

      Thanks Aisha :)

      After reading your work, your comments are very welcome :)))

      Thank you

      Simba xxx

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      Aisha Jilani 5 years ago from Lahore

      deep words, that definitely deserves a great round of applause :)... keep it up

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      Jon 5 years ago from UK

      Shauna , thank you my friend , my angel and my guide, I'm OK don't worry this was not wrote today :)

      And Sharon I know it's you thanks for reading AGAIN !!!!! love ya xxx

      Simba xxxxxxxxxxxxx

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      Sharon 5 years ago

      I feel for you j.. Beautiful

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      Shauna L Bowling 5 years ago from Central Florida

      Beautiful but so sad, Jon. I hope your pain eases up for you soon!

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      Jon 5 years ago from UK

      Fpherj48,

      Thank you so much for your kind words, I wrote this not so long ago but it has taken a while to post, as it was a painful one for me.

      You words truly do bring comfort to me and a smile to my face :)))

      Love

      Simba xxx

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      Paula 5 years ago from Beautiful Upstate New York

      How profoundly you describe your emotions...the pain and heart break. I so feel for you and am reminded that these deep wounds take forever to heal....and leave us bleeding profusely....I can only send you a hug and a shoulder...and offer my hand.....One day it gets better.....slowly & weakly, but it does get better..........Please feel Peace any moment you can.

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      Jon 5 years ago from UK

      Btrbell

      It took a while to post this one :)

      Thanks so much

      Simba xxx

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      Randi Benlulu 5 years ago from Mesa, AZ

      Beautiful poem! so sad! I feel your pain.

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