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Worn Out

Rating: 3.8

Thy strong arms are around me, love
My head is on thy breast;
Low words of comfort come from thee
Yet my soul has no rest.

For I am but a startled thing
Nor can I ever be
Aught save a bird whose broken wing
Must fly away from thee.

I cannot give to thee the love
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Hailey Porter 21 July 2014

I liked it, it was really good

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Geetha Jayakumar 21 July 2014

Very Touching poem.... Can a death snatch away the eternal soul Longing to die in beloved's arm Resting head on thy breast Bidding goodbye to beloved's heart Before going on eternal sleep! ..........Loved reading it.

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Savita Tyagi 21 July 2014

Very emotional. Casually I looked at poetess's time line. She had a very short life. Thirty three years! She had all the love in the world but no time or energy to give back or enjoy what was once so wonderful. May be some illness. But she sure left the legacy of this beautiful poem for us.

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Francie Lynch 21 July 2014

How does a bird with a broken wing fly away? Metaphor doesn't work.

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Is a man truely in love and appreciate what he has but in as much as he would love to remain he has to leave and that truely hurt him to see himself walk away from who he love his left shall cause pain and doesnt want to lose a bit of it.

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Nice poem..i realy like it

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Great and emotional...awesome

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Joseph Poewhit 21 July 2013

Love, time. and love - dreams

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Jemme Simbulan 21 July 2012

I felt the poem's loneliness and heartache. Pretty amazing.

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Alecia Henderson 21 July 2012

I love the depth and passion you emote with your intrinsic, image painting words Great write

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