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Forlorn Hope

In silence
I confide,
To a friend
I dare not,
I bit my lip
To stop myself
from opening
The door shut closed.
No...not before a strange
Or a confidante even,
No one must know!
I clung to one thing,
A coin of no value
To be exchanged
For a piece of bread
To satisfy this hunger
And silence the voices
Shouting back.
I dare not beg.
I am poor
But a beggar
I refuse!
For hunger,
A bread.
For thirst,
My tears.
For solitude,
The silence.
For hope,
But there's only despair.

Style / type: 
Free verse
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I want the raw truth, feel free to knock me on my back
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been having a hard time writing poems these about being caught in such a chaotic world of endless unfinished tasks.. I miss writing poems so much but I barely have the time T_T
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A loss and refusal to give in, with an acceptance of reality all thrown in to a well written piece with no words wasted, well done.
Just sit and write for a while as if you were sleeping, then after have a look and sort what you have written.
Like auto writing I do this a lot and then edit for stream, you will soon get back to thoughtful writing, it is there but hidden, Yours Ian.T

There are a million reasons to believe in yourself,
So find more reasons to believe in others..

Hi there, Ian! Sorry for taking me so long to say my this. I often do auto writing even at work and just can't help. i miss poetry so much and glad to have some time to visit this site and share some stuffs I wrote.
Thanks so much!


"Time is a sly one,
In a blink of an eye,
It is gone."

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