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On My Own



I found a note
of ours today.
Scribbled in pencil and pen,
we wrote
dreams and hopes,
fears and pain.
That all feels so long ago.

Today I hold my tears
though they want to fall,
I feel so alone,
so hurt, so abandoned,
and people ask me what to do,
they look to me for guidance.
I don’t know what to say.

Out of the ashes,
new life will come,
I look to the sky
for divine inspiration.
That is what keeps
me going now.
Forever there I will stay.
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Submitted on May 01, 2011

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Scheme ABXAXXX XXXXXXB XXXXXXB
Closest metre Iambic trimeter
Characters 425
Words 91
Stanzas 3
Stanza Lengths 7, 7, 7

Kassandra M. Konecny

Kassandra Konecny is a lover of listening to music, hiking in the mountains, and observing the way people act. She began writing vigorously when she was fourteen and will hopefully never stop. She has had her fair share of trials lately, and tries to encompass nearly every subject there is to study into her writing. Kassandra plans to study creative writing and psychology. She's 17 and currently lives in Utah with her family. Contact her at kassandrakonecny@hotmail.com more…

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