David Harris

(18 June 1945 / Bradfield, England)

But What Can You Do


For P. and S.
Who will know what I mean.

It is always sad when you hear
of a romance that has withered,
of two hearts that held a flame
that burned so bright.
Now flickers with only dying embers light.
You look on from the sidelines
knowing there is nothing you can do,
except to comfort both of them.
You cannot imagine
the pain they are going through.
You feel so helpless,
but what can you do?


7 January 2008

Submitted: Tuesday, January 08, 2008

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  • Melvina Germain (1/18/2008 2:55:00 AM)

    A wonderful poem which depicts, heartfelt feelings. All we can do in a situation is offer support to help them move forward. Excellent as usual David.
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  • Meggie Gultiano (1/8/2008 5:46:00 AM)

    yes, David there is nothing we can do. It is their life, and only they can make the flickers of a dying ember light again and back to life..A wonderful advice from a wonderful man whom i admire so much (Report) Reply

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