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Long Ago

Rating: 4.9

in your light I learnt how to love
in your beauty how to make poems
you danced inside my chest
where no one saw you
but sometimes I did
and that sight became this art
- Rumi


long ago I was free
today I am free but chained to your thoughts
long ago I was a normal being
today I am but slowly going insane
long ago I was happy in sunrise of my tomorrows
today I am happy but in the yesterday of my happiness
long ago I breathed in happiness
today I breathe but in the heartbeat of our memories
long ago I nurtured a dream
today I nurture but the flowers around the tomb of our dreams
long ago I was blinded in love
today I am blinded but only by tears
long ago I feared I would die if I didn't had you
today half of me is dead and death seems inferior
long ago I missed you as a person
today I miss that person I thought you were...
long ago only sticks, stones and words did hurt
today your silence is tearing me apart
long ago you were the light of my life
today the light of my life is fading with your light
long ago I encountered love, the moment I found your love
today love is but just a meaningless word
long ago my heart was a prairie teeming with life
today it is but a ghost town haunted by your memories
long ago you told me a beautiful lie
today I am content in all those beautiful lies
long ago you were the dancing letters of my page
today you are but a beautiful page of my past
long ago I sank myself in your jokes and laughter
today I am drowning but in the shrieks of your silence
long ago I wanted to live forever
today I exist but feel cursed with longevity

Tuesday, September 25, 2012
Today Poems: 116 / 500
Topic(s) of this poem: dark,despair,grief ,memory
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COMMENTS OF THE POEM
Romeo Della Valle 10 October 2012

Heartfelt! A very deep and touching write that clearly shows your great feelings for someone that awoke your soul and left long ago but stayed stamped vividly in your heart and mind! I can deeply feel your emotions and sadness for I when through that specific situation long ago! It is like the wind that left long ago and still we can hear its echo loudly! A well penned write that clearly shows your talent and potential n the Poetry World! Thank you for sharing and keep it up! God Bless You! Romeo-New York City http: //www.romeodellavalle.com

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Indranil Bhaduri 10 October 2012

A fantastic work of expressions, past and present, from the heart. The pain can be felt within. Wonderful!

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Valerie Dohren 10 October 2012

Beautiful write, very good expression of feelings.

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Hazel Durham 10 October 2012

Deep and intense emotions with a shocking sadness that enfolds! Brilliant write!

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Neela Nath Das 10 October 2012

Huh! A long sigh I heaved. really, love in past, now and what will be in future nobody knows.But, love does not lose its way ever. Sometimes it has to hide its flow.Love does n't have speed like fast or slow.Great!

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Patricia Grantham 05 October 2013

Love changes just like the weather. From hot to cold, calm to windy and water to ice. We have to adjust to it and not it to us. I have a poem titled Love Seesaw and If We Ever Meet Again. Please take a look when you get a chance. Nice.

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Romeo Della Valle 30 July 2013

My dear friend, I wish you would continue sharing your talented works with the Poetry World! One thing for sure, your talent is obvious and you should continue to share it with the rest of the World! I would be more than glad read them and honestly comment on them! Keep it up! God Bless You! Romeo, New York City

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Hunter Hunters 18 October 2012

Ragzin, i share your pain as u write this emotional poem, i wish u can see that person in paradise

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Hezekiah Toheeb Tiamiyu 13 October 2012

Okay, ... Wont comment cuz i'm jealous of dis write, its just, ....beautiful

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Mehta Hasmukh Amathalal 11 October 2012

in your beauty how to make poems.. yes it is god gift.. comes of your own.. nice poem...10

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