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Ocean of Tears: A poem about lost love
Posted by lostcerebellum, Aug 28, 2008. 2563 views. ID = 1657

Ocean of Tears

Posted by lostcerebellum, Aug 28, 2008. 2563 views. ID = 1657
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Don’t grieve for me. The last time I was ditched was almost forty years ago, and I can now actually say I’m thankful that it happened. I just wrote this because the last line got stuck in my head, and I was trying to write a poem to go with it-- one that would convey the anguish that one feels when a relationship is torn apart. It’s something that pretty much everyone goes through, often more than once, maybe as a teenager, or in a divorce, and it really hurts. And at times you just wonder how you can go on. When you’re in the process, it seems that the pain will never end. Usually it does, eventually. Sometimes it just lessens with time. But it’s hard to look down the road when you’re going through such an experience.
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We swore we’d always be together;
Our love would last eternally.
Now it’s looking like forever’s
Not as long to you as me.

I wish those words had stayed unspoken,
But you told me, “It’s goodbye.”
My heart was left so torn and broken,
Wanting nothing, but to die.

Is there no respite from this grieving?
Will it ever go away?
My only hope is in believing
I can last another day.

If I do, then there’s tomorrow,
With its ache and misery,
Bringing anguish, bearing sorrow,
And tormenting memories.

They say that time makes all wounds better,
But then scars are what remain.
Are they release from all these fetters,
Or just dulling of the pain?


Can I get through this, I wonder,
As the days drag on like years?
Sometimes I think I’m going under,
Drowning in an ocean of tears.


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This post has been awarded 39 stars by 8 readers.
This post is Part 2 of a writing series titled Love. The next part of this series can be found here: Daddy’s Little Girl.
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Leo
Aug 30, 2008
Quite accurate.
   ~Posted by Leo, Aug 30, 2008



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