Dust settles silent

By Iwas

She cried that day.
Most of it I believe.
(I could see the sadness in her drug fueled gaze)
Left over powder clumped heavy on her face.
(I didn't tell her)
She asks for a hug.
Smiling I oblige.
Telling her it will work out fine.
(I lied)
Hell Broke lose later that day.
So pretty so sweet.
(I could sense her pain)
To much anger, to much strain.
(I watched her leave)
She lived no more that starless night.
The dust settles silent in the moonlight.
(Eternally I wonder If I could have saved her short short life)

To Steph
R.I.P.
(I'm sorry)

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Copyright 2009 Iwas
Published on Sunday, September 20, 2009.     Filed under: "Reflective" and "Poetry"
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  • A former member wrote: I can imagine i'd feel the same. Yet, it was her choice to make. Whatever is believed about the Next~Of~Things, the pain is gone. She has won, she truly has. So much of this morning has been this theme. Carry not the guilt, this world hurt, now it doesn't hurt anymore. Thanks for speaking it out.

  • BetaWolfinVA On Tuesday, February 5, 2013, BetaWolfinVA (894)By person wrote:

    Wow... For three years I lived in fear that I would receive the same notice... Your treatment of something so painful was well executed. Scholar

  • OLd SouL On Monday, May 7, 2012, OLd SouL (781)By person wrote:

    damn.. that was brutal. I'm sorry.

  • Malice In Wonderland On Thursday, October 20, 2011, Malice In Wonderland (1021)By person wrote:

    you amaze me, good sir. Scholar

  • Devilish On Wednesday, September 21, 2011, Devilish (3759)By person wrote:

    Please first let me say, much respect to her and R.I.P, sweet lady.... I have been in the same situation.. And to this day I still wonder, what if... Hello there.. I can't believe I have never came across you... I'm on it now like a child to candy, for I like this taste!!!! Scholar

  • haunted On Wednesday, September 21, 2011, haunted (1190)By person wrote:

    man, this is terrible. she sounds like she was close to you, im sure this was the sadess day in yours and every one in her life. the worst fucking day ever. i know this is an older poem of yours, but these memories are tough to deal with im sure. i feel you, and im sorry. but an excellent poem. it made me sad. thanks for sharing.

  • ebonyamore On Tuesday, February 1, 2011, ebonyamore (107)By person wrote:

    this is my favorite of your pieces. its raw and emotional and real. a still life of a stilled life. beautiful in its tragedy.

  • deadlyangel27 On Monday, December 27, 2010, deadlyangel27 (94)By person wrote:

    The inspiration this came from is tragic... You captured it well, my friend.

  • ColorMeToxic On Sunday, December 19, 2010, ColorMeToxic (285)By person wrote:

    This...has me crying. So sad, this piece. Scholar

  • Malcholm Dark On Friday, November 19, 2010, Malcholm Dark (1040)By person wrote:

    well done here... I too went thru a death/suicide... it always brings out the best in a poet... thanks for sharing... check out "tracy" that was my tribute....

  • nightshade On Wednesday, November 3, 2010, nightshade (128)By person wrote:

    This had a serious collision at the end. I really enjoy poetry that makes me feel something. However the hurt and pain in this make one happy to be alive and breathing. I am also sorry for your loss.

  • lupus tenebrae On Wednesday, March 10, 2010, lupus tenebrae (1017)By person wrote:

    Heartbreaking, I felt an impact, much like getting hit by a train after reading this. I sympathize, but it was a very good write. Scholar

  • A former member wrote: Beautiful write. Not the reasons we want to be inspired, but always a good way to heal. =) Scholar

  • A former member wrote: Very emotional....I feel like I am sitting in the moment. Sad reason to write a great piece. Enjoyed. Scholar

  • A former member wrote: well written ,sorry for your loss ...good write Scholar

  • A former member wrote: how sad.. ): very good write, though. Scholar

  • Iwas On Monday, September 21, 2009, Iwas (41)By person wrote:

    Thank you im glad you enjoyed

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