Strike

Strike
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thunder ripped through my brain
as i reached for the phone to call
you
i still managed to reach it in time
to hear you say goodbye to
us
lightning struck then and ripped
my heart opened for all to see
me
i couldn’t put it back together the
way it once was with the sweetness of
we

~

© Carol Campbell

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Published by: writersdream9

I have been writing all my life but for the most part, it has been a secret. My parents did not believe writing was a good way to earn money so I hid my poems. Then one day, I wanted to comment on an essay that a friend had written and found myself with a blog. That quiet whisper inside said, "You can write your poetry and no one will ever know.". I knew nothing of followers and the like at that time. So, here I am trying to learn my craft and enjoying every moment of it. My personal details are, I'm 57, married for 39 years, have one grown son who is God's gift to us and last but not least at all, I'm a Baha'i which basically means that I love all humanity.

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