RIC S. BASTASA


Tending pain in my own new garden


When you left me
i did not show any pain

i have no tears
i have no eyes

you never mention my name
to our new destination

you are alone and
you have always been

you keep telling strangers
you were born alone

when you left me
i learned a lot

i can be happy too
tending pain like

sprouting seed in my
own new garden

Submitted: Saturday, April 27, 2013
Edited: Tuesday, September 24, 2013

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