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An Empty Look

Leave it off
 he said with a scoff
then gave a laugh
 as noisy as a doff.

She sat there long
with a stare all along
humming a song
she looked not strong.

With an empty look
seemed like an empty book
stayed with a hook
confined to a nook.

She talked to herself gently
tears ran down slowly
could forget nothing easily
she whimpered inconsolably





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Submitted on August 21, 2014

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