Lady in waiting.

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Lady in waiting.

Post by poeticpiers » Sun Feb 27, 2011 1:50 pm

Lady in waiting. 2011

I live alone, my family
and all my friends are long since gone.
There’s no one left who cares for me.
Others have problems of their own.
I’ve had my share of happiness
and known the depths of misery.
My life now seems to matter less.
So I am waiting patiently.
For death to come and set me free.
Each night I pray I will not wake..
I think that death’s forgotten me
just overlooked me by mistake.
I’d welcome death quite happily
but even deaths abandoned me.

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Re: Lady in waiting.

Post by cglabb » Sun Feb 27, 2011 4:17 pm

Wow.....that's all i have right now. i like it, poetic,
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Re: Lady in waiting.

Post by Bruno » Sun Feb 27, 2011 7:23 pm

Eloquent and the title is also brilliant. Unfortunately what you describe is all too common. At least in death one can no-longer be deprived of anything and for some that is the goal...the final solution.

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Post by bags123 » Mon Feb 28, 2011 2:41 pm

This one resonates so sadly to me. Makes me want to perform a mercy killing. :mrgreen: Remember.... the reaper will appear eventually,...might as well enjoy ourselves while we wait. :shrug:
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Re: Lady in waiting.

Post by Odd D » Tue Mar 01, 2011 12:49 am

The most important part of a poem, in my opinion, is the final line.

And you NAILED it with this poem! Chilling, depressing, exciting... Ha ha, It was excellent all around, though! Thank you for sharing. :thumbsup:
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