Where Two Once Stood

Where two once stood, now one alone
Left to journey on their own
Gone the love they chose to share
Dashed in the ashes of despair
A heart now turned to stone

How for this loss will I atone
Survive without the love I’ve known
One broken heart beyond repair
Where two once stood

The petals of our love have flown
Upon deaths winds loves seedlings sown
The remnants of a life stripped bare
One lonely soul still standing there
Where two once stood

From the archives. Original publication Dec 2012 for a friend that had just lost her husband

About oldmainer

I am a retired manager living in Southern Maine and a would be writer of poetry, narratives, short stories, and random opinions, and that's how Oldmainer was born. Recently, I decided to try an experiment. I added photography to the mix, using only a cheap cell phone with a limited camera and the editing software that came with it, and added the blog site Inklings at poormanspoet.wordpress.com to showcase the results. So, feel free to use whatever you find interesting or worthy, but please honor the terms of my copyright when and if you do. They may not be much, but they are still a piece of me. I appreciate your checking me out and hope that you find something that will encourage a return visit. Thanks for stopping by.
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2 Responses to Where Two Once Stood

  1. quiall says:

    A deep love will always rest gently near your heart, forever.


  2. scifihammy says:

    The sad thing is – there is always one left behind. Hopefully many good memories will tide one over till the reunion. 🙂


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