THE EMPTY ROOM… a poem

Salon, Space, Room, Interior, Style, Lost Places
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Once, there was laughter and tears

Here in this now abandoned room

Memories of a life filled with love

But now it resembles a tomb

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Worn down with neglect and broken hearts

Like the paint peeling off the walls

Emptiness fills the voids within

Just as it fills these halls

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He made a promise that he would come back

Then one fateful day came the letter

And the love of her life was gone in a flash

As she crumpled inside like a sweater

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Little by little her heart found strength

In the need of her sweet children’s eyes

Alas, she moved on from the bitterest song

And let go – with farewells and goodbyes

LINE IN THE SAND… a poem of faith

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I drew that line in the sand

But someone wiped it off again

So, I got down on my hands and knees

And drew it back where it had been

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No sooner had I turned around

To glare back at the crowd

When someone started laughing

And someone else let out a shout

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That line you drew it cannot last

No matter how hard you try

There’s a shadow cast down from a cross

Where Jesus had to die

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But in His death, He took with Him

What should come as a surprise

Every sin that’s ever been

Along with every line

THE LINEAGE FALLS… a poem

Fantasy, Beautiful, Dawn, Sunset, Sky
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From whence doth despair

Find its rosy rouge

Placed upon thy fair countenance?

Was not your prince,

Adorned in fawning armor,

Enough for your virtue?

Aye, tis with deep vexation

Your king beckons

This besmirching wraith

Be cast off his princess

With its superciliousness visage.

Alas, the bite of one’s own blade

Did bring dishonor upon our house.

Verily, the lineage falls.