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I looked for you
for a long time.

In crowds, on
buses, at bustling
football games,
I sought.

I combed
the personals,
scoured the
internet,
turned over
some rocks.

I crawled through
dingy bars, sat alone
on mall benches,
and even pretended
to find religion.

My heart leapt
when I thought
I’d found you
(but I was wrong)
and then again
and again.

But I didn’t
find you,

and, finally, my
aging heart
began to contract
into stone,
the cooling lava
of wild, futile
hopes unmet.

I sit now
in a quiet place
and weep amid
my dead dreams
from eyes gone
blind with
searching.
C.
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:iconprettycrazy:
PrettyCrazy Featured By Owner May 28, 2009  Hobbyist Writer
Such a sad beauty in the last verse...
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Blueskye27 Featured By Owner May 28, 2009  Hobbyist Writer
That was a painful stanza for me...
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:iconprettycrazy:
PrettyCrazy Featured By Owner May 28, 2009  Hobbyist Writer
I can imagine - it's a painful stanza to read.
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sylvanheart Featured By Owner Apr 13, 2009
Owwwwwww.
That is pain.
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Blueskye27 Featured By Owner Apr 13, 2009  Hobbyist Writer
Yeah...
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ColonelFitz Featured By Owner Apr 12, 2009
I like that you always present these achingly familiar emotions, but not in a cloyingly archaic way. The internet was a great touch. :)
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Blueskye27 Featured By Owner Apr 13, 2009  Hobbyist Writer
Thanks, Joan. What a lovely compliment. :hug:
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frazzled-mage Featured By Owner Apr 5, 2009
My heart still leaps and the molten core is a thousand years from cooling....
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:iconblueskye27:
Blueskye27 Featured By Owner Apr 8, 2009  Hobbyist Writer
Never let it cool, my friend. Burn brightly forever. :hug:
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WolfenFire Featured By Owner Mar 31, 2009
Very deep.
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