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 Category:  Romance Poetry
  Posted: August 23, 2020      Views: 46

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 ABOUT
JLR 
For more than 50 years I wrote and set aside my writing hoping someday, as I came into a life of repose, I would be able to review, organize and find my inner voice through my writing. This wonderful site provides such a safe haven, instruction, crit - more...

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He is an accomplished novelist and is currently at the #49 spot on the rankings.

He is an accomplished poet and is currently at the #6 spot on this years rankings.

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Togetherness becomes cozy until you are not together
"When we are apart" by JLR
Quiet, so very quiet,
I can hear a dozen sounds not heard before
just an hour after you went out the door.

I wasn't prepared,
your absence,
has become a chore,
for me to be creative
not to become bored.

At first, you said,
"it will be only a week
I'll be with my sister,
sure, I will miss you, mister!"

Day one, came and gone
Day two, I started thinking wrong,
Day three, I was awake before the predawn
Day four, midnight hour and I yawn,
Day five, by midday I felt withdrawn.

Today, near a week - homecoming
I sat on the stool and was humming,
when the iPhone began thrumming
thinking I'd not see a text not becoming
so raw, however, it is extremely numbing.

Tomorrow came...
Another seven days... Do you say?
But, it's been a week today...
604,800 seconds, what a shame.
Methinks, it's fair game
for me to do the same!

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Author Notes
A poem about your soulmate begone for a week..how does the partner deal with this?
Pays one point and 2 member cents.

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