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by Teri T Lahmon

I feel you dying inside
And yet
There is nothing you will allow me to do
I am
a helpless Belle
watching petals fall
withering within a glass dome
Learning once again
That every gift is its own burden.


09/28/2016

Posted on 09/28/2016
Copyright © 2022 Teri T Lahmon

Member Comments on this Poem
Posted by Philip F De Pinto on 09/30/16 at 01:16 PM

Lovely, this ode, laden and bereft with imagery which to a poet in similar fix is much appealing.

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