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My Heart Is Like A Withered Nut!

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MY heart is like a withered nut,
Rattling within its hollow shell;
You cannot ope my breast, and put
Any thing fresh with it to dwell.
The hopes and dreams that filled it when
Life's spring of glory met my view,
Are gone! and ne'er with joy or pain
That shrunken heart shall swell anew.

My heart is like a withered nut;

Once it was soft to every touch,
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Kumarmani Mahakul 06 November 2019

And my poor heart, I feel in truth, Nor sun, nor smile shall light it more! ....so touching and impressive. It is a brilliant poem by Caroline Elizabeth Sarah Norton.

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Susan Williams 03 March 2017

She might as well be a prisoner locked in a windowless cell- -the normal love-filled life of a well-married woman is not hers and is not apt to ever be... until her betraying husband dies at which time she will probably be too old to rise again and unfortunately too bitter to realize there are men who would love her truely and well.

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Ramesh Rai 01 February 2014

Heart of a poet is more tender than petal of a flower. it can realise all ups and downs of life. lovely ink.

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