They Have Departed

By HeadpatSlut

They Are Departed

Here I sit, I'm here alone-
With Sorrow that I've always known-
we won the battle, lost the war-
My closest friends draw breath no more.

This place is where we laughed and sang-
Defiant when the church bells rang-
This run-down place is barely stable-
And here I sit at our old table.

Next to the window in the back-
Of this old decaying shack-
Here we talked about tomorrow-
And now all left of us is Sorrow.

We fought to win our right to Dawn-
Now all my friends are dead and gone-
Inside, outside, all the same-
The Light we fought for never came.

The Gods just wouldn't let me die-
And join my friends up in the sky-
I'm forced to live, but broken-hearted-
My friends are dead, they have departed.

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Copyright 2010 DK6_Marius
Published on Tuesday, March 16, 2010.     Filed under: "Depressed" and "Poetry"

Author's Note:

When my friend Raymonds died, and his sister who I loved, killed herself a few days later, I was copletely alone. This is the first thing I wrote afterwords.


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  • Juliette_CRF On Thursday, May 3, 2012, Juliette_CRF (10)By person wrote:

    beautiful...well done

  • Salum On Thursday, August 18, 2011, Salum (22)By person wrote:

    i've witnessed so much death in my life. i could feel every emotion in your writing, the tears were flowing as soon as i started reading.

  • DarkDruidess On Wednesday, January 5, 2011, DarkDruidess (354)By person wrote:

    Drenched with sadness...well done. *bows*

  • deadlyangel27 On Monday, December 13, 2010, deadlyangel27 (94)By person wrote:

    Beautiful... I really feel this piece, it's deep... Love it... So much power.

  • A former member wrote: Great job! Well written, I enjoyed it very much.

  • Deaths Apostle On Wednesday, March 17, 2010, Deaths Apostle (81)By person wrote:

    This actually got to me...Good write...Sorry for your losses

  • lupus tenebrae On Tuesday, March 16, 2010, lupus tenebrae (1016)By person wrote:

    I sympathize, such a heartbreaking write, that was very good, and such things are so hard to talk about, let alone write, thanks for sharing such an emotional piece. Scholar

  • Dilated View On Tuesday, March 16, 2010, Dilated View (643)By person wrote:

    That's a really heavy tribute to read. Very sorry for your losses. The poem had great rhyme and flow and overall was written very well. Crushing.

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