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Tuesday, May 16, 2006

Yesterday's Truth

Rating: 4.0
Passing hours in the dark
The soul whispers to the mind
Today then torn apart
By dreams that dawn cannot find

From the shadows of my room
I walk through the desert of before
Blistering heat melts the lies
Tracing scrolls through fiery skies

Reading through the years
Truth burns hot in my chest
I beg through the tears
Return me to what I know best

Welling up beneath my feet
The floods begin to roll
Unclothed and alone
I swim the cool waters of my soul

Sinking in to my own deep
Falling away from the sun
Slowly, I awake from sleep
Yesterday’s truths undone
Julie Tharlove
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Goldy Locks 16 May 2006
very well written, Julie. everything about this - the rhyme pattern & the verse layout. i like how you told a story in a desert through his/her emotions. it kept the reader's up into the last closing line where you wrap in the title.
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