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I sit
with an emptiness
that fills me up -
a longing so deep
the well
has dried up.

I cry
with a sadness
that says: 'Don't go"
a melancholy
so dark
it destroys the soul.

I come
from a place
called "never enough"
There's hunger at the table
There's thirst in the cup
a need so great
no feast can fill up.

BjR 29 November, '10

Inspired by a quotation from RUMI "Is not the thirst when the well is full, THirst that is unquenchable?"

Style / type: 
Free verse
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author comment

nice structure

where are you?

Jess, Neopoet Directors
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