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I once knew by heart
have lost their meaning.

I am hurting,
looking for answers,
longing for a helping hand.

My soul
smashed to pieces,
barely recognizable now.

has taken hold,
I am its hostage.

is all that remains
when words cease to be.

Poetry by Nathalia
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Written on 2023-03-27 at 12:22

Tags Grief  Loneliness  Sorrow 

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Uncle Meridian The PoetBay support member heart!
I cherish the conscious and deliberate cadence of the poem, careful and sure-footed at the same time. The short, shapely lines serve the poem well.