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    dots Submission Name: In there somewhere, was goodbyedots
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    Author: CrypticBard
    Elite Ratio:    3.55 - 368/381/224
    Words: 216
    Class/Type: Poetry/Dark
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    dotsIn there somewhere, was goodbyedots
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    Some life experiences bring a finality and an inner chaos that would not relent. Hence the jumbled imagery and tones. Hope the points carry across, subtle or otherwise.


    In there somewhere was goodbye
    .



    Shoulders slump as footsteps fade into
    the darkened hallway; out of sight.
    Then a click-sound of a door, shut;
    punctuates a chest-heaving full-stop.

    Regret now seeps across the
    tidal plain, waiting in vain hope
    for a reverse ebb that doesn't arrive.
    Regret, only regret remains:

    Strain and hear that inaudible sigh
    as you lock lips in silhouetted embrace;
    It was the kiss of a toxic cocktail--

    It's the burnt smell of rubber
    that lingers thick in the air after
    the smoldered wreck on the road.

    It's the ping of a pin dropping
    after a grenade had been lobbed
    and the afterthought of my diving --

    But did I dive to shield you or
    was it to duck out of the way?

    Regret is the sound of pebbles
    tapping off a casket lid as they
    bounce from a cascade of apologies.

    Still that door clicks shut -- the last time.
    Your footfalls fade into the bright,
    searing light of the pain that is left behind.









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      Feelings can be so strong and sometimes incapable of being detailed into things that can be so prevalent in all of our lives, you did a wonderful imagery of such a "loss" and I think everyone can relate to the emptiness colored in your words and I love that I got to share in them, thank you.


    Denise
    | Posted on 2014-02-24 00:00:00 | by Forgiven | [ Reply to This ]


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