Saint Eule

(10/30/1955 / Shamokin, Pa)

A Somber View of You


Looking at a life so full of unreleased talent.
Looking at all the promise held inside.
You were off to a good start and then gave up.
Was it a personal vendetta or of pride.

Makes no sense at all and there is nothing I can do.
It only makes me sad to have a somber view of you.

Not judging but only seeing all the dependencies within;
I remember your smile and happiness, recapture it again.
To lose a friend to drugs or alcohol is hard to go through;
Not giving up but want to get rid of this somber view of you.

Submitted: Sunday, September 18, 2011
Edited: Monday, January 23, 2012
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