Empty Moments
Author: Francis Duggan


Did you ever feel so empty that you pondered in despair
About life and about living and at the wall you stand and stare
And of emotions your soul empty of anger, laughter, joy or tears
And you feel your life's been wasted you reflect on wasted years.

Of the opportunities you wasted and of such you've had your share
And you left your chances go by at the time you didn't care
But the years keep creeping on you time for anyone don't wait
And you feel your time drawing nearer to the dreaded 'use by date'.

It may be some consolation to know you are not alone
That the empty sort of feeling many others too have known
And like you they feel without hope staring at the bedroom wall
It's just part of human nature you are human after all.

Empty moments we experience after years of trying to cope
After years of trying to struggle up life's never ending slope
and our better years behind us and our hopes for success gone
But the will to live is stronger and it keeps us keeping on.

So you have known those empty moments you are not one of the few
And if it serves as a consolation others have those moments too
There are times we feel so empty we stand staring at the wall
But it's part of our existence we are human after all.


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Meridian ( -- Wednesday, August 8 2007, 02:16 pm


You write outstanding poetry! All of your poems and the stories behind them are just awesome!
I love them all!
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