Meredith Fahey

Rookie (Milton, MA)

Sinking Sand - Poem by Meredith Fahey

My love is built upon the knowledge of you
That I was so sure of
Until that one moment
When it all dissolved like a sand castle at high tide
I built this love on sinking sand
With a hope that just this once it would survive
If I tried my hardest
Used the best sandstone I could find
But that too crumbles
Nothing was meant to survive the eternal crush of time
Not even love

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  • Nasra Al Adawi (3/10/2005 2:55:00 PM)

    Loved this one too....its sad though... (Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, March 9, 2005

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