Charles Garcia

Rookie (10/29/1924 / Honolulu Hawaii)

To Succumb - Poem by Charles Garcia

One day I was Left in darkness-surrounded by
Oncoming fears, fear of all this empty space,
fear of someone to take your place,

Little did I know that I would be all-alone?
Fear of no one to take my hand, no one to
Understand the pain embedded in my heart.

No shelter where I could hide.
I was unable to run from pain,
As all my memories, locked up inside.

Years of suffering and now you are gone
No one to listen to my cries,

I shall maintain a diligent search, perhaps
To fill this void that lies within my heart

For someone may fill this void, but never
Take your place.


Written by
Charles Garcia
Dec.2000

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  • (1/4/2006 2:45:00 PM)


    A very moving poem. It is true that some things are impossible to replace.
    Regards, Sandra
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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, January 3, 2006



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