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Empty Remains

tears fall
blood red
like rain
in a world
ruled by

lost souls
among ruins

fires burning
searing skin
from flesh
consuming all

and still

the search
for the love
you peeled
inch by inch
from my

                                                            (c) 2010  by D. Wright

Posted for One Single Impression, promp 131: Empty.

  1. August 30, 2010 at 5:11 am

    the search
    for the love
    you peeled
    inch by inch
    from my

    I am sure heart must still be glowing…with bleeding stopped.. yes..and why not..it shall beat better..now.. without depending on anyone for the rhythm..

  2. August 30, 2010 at 11:42 am

    I could feel the emotion in this…every word, so beautiful. Hugs x

  3. August 30, 2010 at 4:11 pm

    Oh, this is powerfully sad!

    • August 30, 2010 at 4:19 pm

      only because i can’t write a love poem to save my soul… i prefer pain i guess… lol

  4. August 30, 2010 at 6:53 pm

    I can’t imagine the intensity of the pain expressed in the poem..!! Wonderful poem..

    • August 30, 2010 at 9:21 pm

      it is my gift, writing pain. perhaps, one day, I too will be able to tell tales of love as eloquently as your’s! thank you for the great comment and come back anytime!

  5. August 31, 2010 at 8:59 am

    oh boy, that’s empty alright!

    … the love
    you peeled
    inch by inch
    from my

    – could feel the pain as if it was me

    • August 31, 2010 at 10:12 am

      thanks for stopping by, come back any time!

  6. September 1, 2010 at 10:00 am

    Awesome take on the prompt. Love the way it is written! 🙂

    • Empty

  7. September 1, 2010 at 11:59 am
    • September 1, 2010 at 1:42 pm

      thanks for stopping by and for the great comment!

  8. September 1, 2010 at 12:36 pm

    it is a wonderful passionate poem filled with emotions that one can appreciate from afar…. it is good to feel yes, no??

  9. September 3, 2010 at 5:11 pm

    How we search for what is right in front of us. Amazing.

  10. September 8, 2010 at 3:09 am

    Ouch! This one hurts to read…the pain can be felt with the anger. Well done.

  11. September 8, 2010 at 5:06 am

    heartfelt words.

  12. September 8, 2010 at 5:06 am


    Rally week 28 is on,
    let me know after you post your poem,

    tag us if possible!
    I am thrilled to have you interested,
    your talent roars.

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