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Leria Hawkins

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Can I Ask You A Question, Or Two


Can I Ask You A Question, Or Two
Date: August 14,2013

What is there to say, to know
Before the sun and after
Should I stay or should I go
When the sky above has shattered
Can I catch the waning night
Before the stars escape me
Can I hold onto their light
And let the passion shape me
I hear the bells and whistles
And I see the pot of gold
But it is just illusion
To have, but not to hold
How can I defend it
When I don’t know what it is
How can I pretend
As I stumble in the mist
Temptation is the test
That binds my heart in chains
I try to do my very best
But my efforts are in vain
One smile and I am broken
Arms wide to risk it all
Then next I am forsaken
Left reeling from the fall
There simply is no promise
Not a single hope to hold
There is no magic potion
To turn ashes into gold

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Copyright © 2013 Leria Hawkins, All Rights Reserved

Submitted: Monday, September 02, 2013
Edited: Monday, September 02, 2013
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  • Rookie Veronica Wambui (9/2/2013 12:56:00 AM)

    A well written.It expresses how i feel about a moment I'm going through.It speaks my heart and soul.I love it.
    Thanks Leria. (Report) Reply

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