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Dark skies


And puffy eyes


Silent cries


All for nothing


A shattered mind


Rusting gears grind


A life left behind


Does this mean something?


 


Hearing is bad


He's driven mad


But often he forgets


What exactly hurts him


This old man


With aching hands


Wishes for little more 


Than to remember them


 


These adults he can't recognize


These names mean nothing


This life was not his


Or was it...


"In this home,


This bag of bones


Is in his place"


Said the Son who meant it.

Created: Apr 19, 2014

Tags: poetry

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