Lilac Wine

Broken now

Broken now
The vase that held the roses
That fell when you left
That shattered into a million smithereens
Broken now
The heart that held your love
That hurt when you lied
That betrayed my feelings
That left me
Broken now
The star that lit the heavens
That glowed when you said you loved me
That fell dark when you cast the shadow of doubt
That threw me into darkness when you walked out
That left me blind when you closed the door
That left me
Broken now
The tear that fell for love and joy
That left me breathless
That drowned in pain
That left me lifeless
That sank my love when you said goodbye
That left me

Submitted: Sunday, May 27, 2007
Edited: Wednesday, March 02, 2011

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  • Jackie Compton (4/28/2009 6:11:00 PM)

    How do you find the words to share the pain of a love that gone. Outrageous good writting from the soul (Report) Reply

  • Jackie Compton (4/28/2009 6:11:00 PM)

    How do you find the words to share the pain of a love that gone. Outrageous good writting from the soul (Report) Reply

  • Mohammed Al-balushi (2/24/2009 11:52:00 PM)

    true the broken thing never return as it was before but the time is good treatment and can recover all bonds, its sad and full of emotions. (Report) Reply

  • Duncan Wyllie (10/22/2007 11:54:00 AM)

    Such a strong piece of art here, you have a fine way about you Lilac Wine
    I hope that you are well, , , Long life and happiness your way
    Love duncan XXX (Report) Reply

  • Marci Made (6/19/2007 12:42:00 PM)

    Touching, magnificent....there are not many of us that can not relate to what happened in here Lilac....If he had broken the waterford, he would not be leaving with his legs though....Sometimes, it's a shattered picture held most dear...doesn't matter what, a piece of us dies at that moment, sometimes time and time again.
    This is beyond good! ! ~~~~~~~~~~marci.xo (Report) Reply

  • Mahfooz Ali (6/8/2007 9:56:00 AM)

    Beautifully written, and the nice piece of art, really no words to describe. I am touched.


    Love n stuff,

    Mahfooz. (Report) Reply

  • Tara very irritated with PH injustice (5/27/2007 12:12:00 PM)

    Oh yes... I had one of those.... the broken vase and all it signified. Of course, it was chipped away at a lot first. But you know what? It was only cheap tack anyway, and the new flowers that the new vase holds are blooming marvellous! (Sorry couldn't resist) . Right on, and write on, sweetheart. t x (Report) Reply

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