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time refuses to heal.
every memory of you haunts and taunts and shadows my everyday, and
silence is telling me more than i ever wanted it to.
it remembers too much.

clinging to the past i feel inept.
my Joy is overcome by Pain.
while distance is meant to exhaust this ache to see you,
i'm still drawn to your charm, a charm
you are unaware you have,
one charm i selfishly hope nobody finds.

we may have been young and wore naivety with a smile,
yet we shared more than what anyone expected of us.
but now i hesitate in deciding who to turn to.
lost, i doubt every one's allegiance, questioning their selfless concern.

the divine timbre of your voice weakens in my memory.
the glimmer in your eyes fades from its pictures, yet still
time refuses to heal -
it must have its own agenda.
and without any hope or one of my own,
i struggle on, missing you.
Tupac wrote a poetry book that I recently looked at: "The Rose that Grew From Concrete". One particular line ("Joy is overcome by Pain") stuck with me and while I incorporated it into this piece, it was also the motivation behind it. Thank you for checking out the page!
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realARTIZT Featured By Owner Jan 16, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
tupac's legacy lives on in this poet!

one line was obviously enough to make an amazing poem, J! - i want someone to feel this way about me...:crying: I hope I can perhaps find inspiration from the rest of your gallery...i'm a tad 'stuck' this week.

thanks for your submission - #SayItHere
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jthomas10 Featured By Owner Jan 22, 2013
I really appreciate that! It means a lot that other writers like my work. Looking forward to reading your work soon, I'm hoping that writer's block's faded!
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GUDRUN355 Featured By Owner Jan 4, 2013
I still feel this way today about someone. I really love this poem.
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jthomas10 Featured By Owner Jan 4, 2013
Thanks so much. I'm glad it came across as something you could relate to.
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GUDRUN355 Featured By Owner Jan 4, 2013
You're welcome! :)
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weekendhunters Featured By Owner Dec 29, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
I like this poem, reminds me of the time I missed a particular girl a lot.
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jthomas10 Featured By Owner Dec 29, 2012
Appreciate it! Glad it was something you could relate to.
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