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The one who got away

by sschubert

Copyright ©2009 Stephanie R Schubert


I get more sarcastic
by the minute.
Wondering why I bother.

Let it bubble,
beneath the surface.
Slowing building up.
Wondering if I let it go,
will it ever stop?

Could be a magic show
Maybe a bad accident

All I know is I see it coming.
Thinking about succumbing,
into the darkness.
Which chases me,
Inhibiting what I see.

Or just continue
to pretend,
that all is well.
Gingerly stepping around,
my next farewell.

Here I come.
There I go.
Keeping the moment,
at bay.
Watch me,
as I become,
the one who got away!





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Re: The one who got away (Score: 1 )
by nerdgirl on Monday, December 07, 2009 (14:37:15)
Maybe I should send this to geeky. LOL

Awesome write Steph!

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    Re: The one who got away (Score: 1 )
    by sschubert on Monday, December 07, 2009 (14:53:41)
    Go ahead - but I think it would mean way less then your words! This was after your blog and my weekend - LOL - I just posted another new poem too!


    XOXOXO

    Steph Wink

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Re: The one who got away (Score: 1 )
by WordLover on Monday, December 07, 2009 (15:27:50)
Steph, I like this one A LOT! Love the ending!

Sandy

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    Re: The one who got away (Score: 1 )
    by sschubert on Monday, December 07, 2009 (15:46:44)
    Now ya see me - now ya don't what better a plan when playing with hearts - huh???

    THANKS SANDY - BIG HUGGSSS!



    XOXOXO

    Steph Wink

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Re: The one who got away (Score: 1 )
by angeroseblue on Tuesday, December 08, 2009 (02:32:52)
the last stanza is totally awesome steph
could not have said it better if i tried
i love this poem also

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Re: The one who got away (Score: 1 )
by MoZark on Tuesday, December 08, 2009 (20:46:58)
You played the reader all the way to the end then like a fish on the line, reeled him in.
Nicely done. Enjoyed, and Steph, have a grand tomorrow.

Jack

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    Re: The one who got away (Score: 1 )
    by sschubert on Tuesday, December 08, 2009 (21:21:13)
    OHHHHH now that Jack is a compliment if I've ever heard one - thanks! Come back again soon! I hope all is well with you!

    XOXOXO

    Steph Wink

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