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When Will You Realise..?
Author: Mike

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You ask me how I am,
I tell you, "I'm fine."
But when you turn around
I whisper, "No I'm not."

Just loud enough..

You hear me.
Stop.
Turn..
My hopes rise.

"Do you have the time?"

Tears rise up as I
Shake my head no.
"No, I don't have time."
Deliberately missing the word.

You stare at me.
I gaze back, praying for
You to notice.
Pulling down the sleeves of
My top, as if hiding something.

A smile.
You turn away.
I'm alone once again.

As ever.

Trapped in the silent abyss
That promises to be my haven.

My grave..

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Comments on this poem/writing:

Emma (86.1.48.222) -- Friday, November 18 2005, 10:29 pm

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I do really like this. Your style has changed in these few poems. I like it, its different.
Mike (82.35.78.186) -- Wednesday, November 23 2005, 12:46 pm

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My feelings have changed, too.. Calmed, but grown more intense, if that makes sense.. :S
Yanny (88.110.246.245) -- Saturday, December 3 2005, 10:49 pm

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I like this, like Emma said, it's different but powerful.. that sounds cheesy but who cares?!
 
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