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Anita Atina


Lonesome again


Strains of an Italian love song

Linger, long after the music has quietened

On a warm summer day

Surrounded by life’s humdrum


I turn to embrace the blessing you are

To realize, you’re far away

I miss you, quiet longing

Settles into being lonesome again.

Submitted: Saturday, July 19, 2008
Edited: Sunday, August 17, 2008

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