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Alone With My Holiday Tears
26 December, 2000
author: Rebecca Ditch-Hammack (aka Dreamer)

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Sitting again alone with my holiday tears
Another holiday finally done
Everything given, nothing gained
All my wishes left unfulfilled

I held onto the hope
This year would not be the same
As so many holidays before
But it was all just a Christmas dream

I held my tears back
And pulled silently at my hair
Holding back my silent screams
As I felt my heart break once again

It's just another day
As they ask "Why don't you have a tree?"
For what? Wrapped pretty empty boxes
To hold the broken holiday promises

I watch as friends compare they're takes
Each playing happy and complete
I sit and pray they don't even ask
So they don't feel sorry for me

It's okay, I tell myself
As I wipe away another tear
I hold onto the joy I've given
And after all... there's always next year

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Comments on this poem/writing:

Britney (67.136.121.12) -- Wednesday, February 9 2005, 02:29 pm

Good

I liked this poem.
 
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