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Heather Burns


Still Slipping Away


Ships leaving the
port
destined for
foreign waters,
fearful to tread
unknown territory.

Confidence
slipping away.

A lovely blossom
in full bloom,
heat scorching
the petals
lets go of the
stem.

Gradually
slipping away.

A true love
once flourished,
in the passion
of the sun,
cools with the
evening breeze.

Emotions
slipping away.

Submitted: Friday, June 10, 2011
Edited: Saturday, July 23, 2011

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