Betty Jo Hilger

Rookie (05/29/65 / Missouri)

Lonely… - Poem by Betty Jo Hilger

A single tear lay quivering
Like a diamond in the sun
While those around passed judgment
In solitude about its origin
Its purpose
Its end
Its source

Some saw sadness
Others pain
One saw beauty
I saw rain
And in the moment before it fell
We made our choice
‘tween heav’n or hell

A dropp of water
A simple thing
We saw our souls
Or saw our shame
And walking past not one soul paused
That fact alone may be the cause

Behind the scene …

copyright 2009

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  • (5/13/2009 7:37:00 AM)

    wow, that was really lovely, I enjoyed it, I really loved your heartbreaking tone, your words are well chosen, very well done indeed :) (Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, May 13, 2009

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