keith hendrickson

Desert Flower

early morning hours i just cant sleep
my mind goes far and my heart runs deep
you can see it in my eyes i just cant forget
so a late night sweat turns into an early morning breath
with once again the contemplation of death
wishing i can move on but i got no where to go
and i wish i can foget but the process is slow
so slow it burns not to cry
but that stuff i gotta hide real real deep inside
so nobody will ever know
damn then i wonder why i will never ever grow

Poem Submitted: Wednesday, December 31, 2008
Poem Edited: Thursday, April 12, 2012

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  • Jen Capaldi (9/8/2009 10:58:00 AM)

    your work is very fluid, full of emotion. i am surprised to find another poet with ideas so close to mine. keep pouring your emotion into your work. and keep working to not let your emotion get the best of you. your poems are your relaease, take the gift you, ve been given and use it to the best aptitude. keep writing your heartfelt desires instead of giving in to them. another impressive write my friend.
    Jen

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  • Anjali Sinha (7/31/2009 12:53:00 AM)

    excellent poem
    deep thoughts
    -10 anjali

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  • Hadyn Rodriguez (7/22/2009 10:15:00 PM)

    Very very good piece i say your poems r way better then mine

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  • Sarwar ChowdhurySarwar Chowdhury (7/22/2009 9:40:00 AM)

    very closely look at self actions.........penned beautifully 10+

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  • Crystle Jones (7/8/2009 1:36:00 AM)

    yet again, you left me saying wow. very great piece of work, from beginning to end.
    anyone can relate to this one. how many times we have felt this way, because of numerous reasons, are countless. very wonderful. i love it. you are a great writer!

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  • Alicia Cross (7/8/2009 12:10:00 AM)

    It feels almost like they've lost a key possession or love in their life, and cannot go on without.

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  • Angelic Warrior (7/6/2009 10:54:00 PM)

    beautiful write.....shes that flower that you just can't touch.....very nice
    10++

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  • Identification Accepted (6/22/2009 1:15:00 AM)

    I really liked this poem
    wonderfully written

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  • Anjali Sinha (1/21/2009 12:07:00 PM)

    nicely penned
    thanks for sharing
    anjali

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  • Cyrena Limage (1/19/2009 1:53:00 AM)

    'so slow it burns not to cry'
    My favorite line. I love this poem also. It can relate to me and everyone else in one way or the other. Plus i felt that sensation also.

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  • Octavia Wilson (1/15/2009 6:49:00 AM)

    I really really know how you feel. I'm going through the same thing now.
    Really great poem...Keep up the good work.

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  • Kjxnhvkzdh Vnhcjfh (1/13/2009 8:30:00 AM)

    all your poems are a work of art

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  • Chitra - (1/13/2009 5:25:00 AM)

    few lines but loaded with meaning and wonderful thoughts

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  • Nikia Chesney (1/12/2009 11:26:00 PM)

    Very beautifully, and artisticly written. The feel that this piece portrays, almost makes you forget your talking about a desert flower fighting to survive. Same as the feelings we can feel. Once adored, once beautiful. Once cherished and well taken care of. But eventually we all become weeds.

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  • Beautifully Unknown (1/12/2009 8:52:00 PM)

    i like this one too

    but different ending in a way... just an idea

    so noone will ever know
    wonder why i never grow

    other than that i loved it

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  • Coleen Hayes (1/9/2009 2:17:00 PM)

    very deep and touching. i like your style. Can't wait to read more

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  • Alice Preece (1/9/2009 1:44:00 PM)

    That one got to me - alot.

    Brilliant piece!

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  • Aleksandra Lachut (1/7/2009 12:48:00 PM)

    This is a really good poem. I think that you should write more poems

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  • Jools E. (1/7/2009 7:53:00 AM)

    wow, that's my favourite! It's slightly similar to 'Giving Up' by me. The first two lines are awesome, well, the whole poem is, but the first two lines are best! A 10 mfrom me!

    Nice work, Keith! Thanks for sharing.

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  • rago rago (1/5/2009 9:01:00 AM)

    hai keith, thanks for sharing this.
    daily i experienced the same situation in my own life.
    but i lost my lover in accident.

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