The pain is deep and complete
tearing her heart into little pieces.
Desolation her only companion
as she sits alone in the darkened room.
The explosion of silence
invades her soul causing unbearable pain.
Loss is her ultimate punishment
for taking a chance on love.
Copyright �1998 by Sheila B. Roark. All rights reserved.
Published in Poetry the Write Way: Webstatic � First Journey (Sept. 2000)
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