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    J.P.Clyde - Weekly Poetry Contest (155) Winner

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    Glass Walls
    By J.P.Clyde


    Behind glass walls
    I see her call to me
    Her hands smear these
    crystal walls

    Behind glass walls
    I try to kiss her
    and she tries to
    reciprocate

    All that is left is
    the smear of her
    and mine foggy breath
    and the lip stain print
    embedded onto these
    glass walls

    I know she is dead
    She knows she is dead
    Yet we try to communicate
    behind these glass walls

    I see her sometimes crying
    within our window prison
    I reach out to touch her
    only knowing I am touching
    a figment of my own
    imagination

    Cursed by these glass walls
    I search and seek for
    love that can no longer hear
    each other weep sad tales
    of grief and pain

    Behind these glass walls
    We try to hold each other's
    hands, but the lord she accepted
    the lord she had praised
    takes her away every time

    Visting hour is over and
    I am left to stare at an empty
    wall, remembering what I could
    have been

    Remembering behind these glass
    walls was the future of
    love and family
    These cursed glass walls
    Bring her to me
    So I may touch her skin one
    last time

    And kiss her lips
    And see our baby

    Bring her back is all I ask
    Even though I know this curse
    is a curse I created all within
    my own mind

    I still believe I hold
    the power to bring them back
    Yet, I do not

    Behind these glass walls
    We try to touch one another
    But we realize we're in different places
    All we have is the print left
    As we struggle to break free of
    the universe that separates life and death
     
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    Nice poem, especially that last stanza, congrats! :)
     
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    its beautiful.
     
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    Excellent. It's great when the poem I voted for gets the win, eh?
     
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