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No One Lives Here Anymore

No One Lives Here Anymore
(Rifacimento)

No neighbors to abet.
No loving family to adore.
No animals to pet. No one lives here anymore.

No times to celebrate.
No fun surprises wait in store.
No wants to satiate. No one lives here anymore.

No smells of baking stew.
No tables set for just one more.
No coffee left to brew. No one lives here anymore.

No footsteps in the halls.
No greetings from an open door.
No photos on the walls. No one lives here anymore.

No fragrance scents the room.
No fine bouquets grace the décor
No flowers are in bloom. No one lives here anymore.

No laughter fills the house.
No bedtime stories to explore.
No fireplace flames to douse. No one lives here anymore.

(Meter: 6, 8, 6, 7)

 © Wallace Dean LaBenne
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