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Summer Never Came

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JoelJosol

It's not the rainy season but then summer never came.
On the glass window, I noticed water dripping across its height.  

I am done whispering in your ear, my tears falling on your cheeks
mixing with yours before the equipment sounds go quiet.

How do you translate the weight and height and depth of sorrow
clinging into my arms, pulling me and you away like dirty blankets? 

In the corner are seats of loneliness, where one go wail quietly
while outside as the rain poured, some children were dancing in the rain.


"Words are not things, and yet they are not non-things either." - Ann Lauterbach

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dr_con

Deeply moving. Clear, vivid and a beautiful summary of bereavement. Excellent. Know that feeling well.

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tonyv

One of the best poems I have ever read about a subject I don't even want to think about it -- excellent work, Joel. Now, how to put it out of my mind ...

Tony


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JoelJosol

Thank you guys for reading through the lines and immersing yourself with the spirit of the poem. I've tried to paint the scene and carry across the challenge of unshared pain


"Words are not things, and yet they are not non-things either." - Ann Lauterbach

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Tinker

Oh Joel, The music of your words is haunting.  Such beauty in the pain.  I love the way you write.  

~~Tink


~~ © ~~ Poems by Judi Van Gorder ~~

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JoelJosol

Thanks TInker/judi.


"Words are not things, and yet they are not non-things either." - Ann Lauterbach

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