Shane Clift

Rookie (Seattle)

I need you and you are not here

I need you but you are not here.
The world is crashing around me and I am filled with fear.
I lost my faith but I held on tight.
It has been ripped from my hands.
My heart, it still bleeds.
The emotions I have I cannot control.
I have a rage within me, it burns hot and full of hate.
I knew this day would come.
It was bound to happen, the day I would need you and you would not be here.

I need you and you are not here the world is closing in on me and I am filled with fear.
Hope I have forgotten. The future seems bleek.
All is dark and I am weak.
I cry for help but no one is near. I need you and you are not here.
Life is heavy, I cannot bare. My breath is lost and no one cares.
I needed you and you did not come.
Alone I stood, I tried so hard, did what I could. My dreams have crumbled, ash they have become. Fear has taken me, away I go.
My knees have hit the ground, my smile no longer glows.

I need you and you are not here. The world is crashing around me and I am filled with fear.

Submitted: Wednesday, January 02, 2008
Edited: Friday, January 04, 2008

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  • Rookie Cena (tifa) Rose (6/17/2008 4:40:00 PM)

    wow shane. this is an excellent poem, truly emotional and great descriptions of them. always keep in mind though, 'Loved and won is the best, Loved and lost, second best.' great job (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Shiza Khan (1/2/2008 12:12:00 PM)

    nice poem...full of reflects an urge for tht sumone special to b near. (Report) Reply

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