Posts tagged ‘divorce’

August 29, 2018

THE SHADOW OF US

by thereluctantpoet

By Charles Robert Lindholm

The Light Of My Life
Has Left Me
Running Away
To The West

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August 13, 2018

SOMETHING BETTER

by thereluctantpoet

By Charles Robert Lindholm

She Spent So Many Years
Wishing And Dreaming Of
Something Better
Than What She Thought
She Had

She Had A Restless Heart
That Always Hungered
For More,

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July 14, 2018

TICKLING THE WIRE

by thereluctantpoet

By Charles Robert Lindholm

I Never Knew
That I Was
Tickling The Wire
But It Seems I Did

Having Found
Condemning Evidence
I Wanted To Obtain
A Confession

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June 7, 2018

PRODIGAL LOVER

by thereluctantpoet

MAN SITTING ON PIER AT SUNSET
By Charles Robert Lindholm

She Sailed
Into The Sunset
Never Looking Back
Or Waving

Without A Care
Or Second Thought
She Left Me
For Anywhere But Here

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May 16, 2018

SHE PLUNDERED MY HEART

by thereluctantpoet

By Charles Robert Lindholm

She Plundered My Heart
So Easily
It Was Not Locked
Or Hidden Away
Because I Trusted Her

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April 4, 2018

THE BITTER END

by thereluctantpoet

By Charles Robert Lindholm

It’s Hard To Hear
The Truth,
To Have It Stare
You In The Face

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April 3, 2018

SHE WAS ALWAYS FREE TO GO

by thereluctantpoet

By Charles Robert Lindholm
WOMAN YEARNING FOR FREEDOM
She Was Always Free To Go
And So, One Day She Finally Did
OPEN GATE TO THE BEACH

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February 28, 2018

USED TO BE

by thereluctantpoet

BY CHARLES ROBERT LINDHOLM

We
Used To Be
Best Friends
Lovers
Married

But Things Are So Different

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February 19, 2018

BADGES OF HONOR

by thereluctantpoet

By Charles Robert Lindholm

I Look Back
At The Us
That Used
To Be

I,
Am No Longer
Sad, Hurt
Or In Pain

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February 17, 2018

A REIGNITING FLAME

by thereluctantpoet

REIGNITING FLAME

By Charles Robert Lindholm

I’ve Tried To Forget
All About You
But It Seems The Memories
We Made Together
Are Like The Match
You Can’t Blow Out

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February 9, 2018

#185 POETRY =

by thereluctantpoet

By Charles Robert Lindholm

Poetry =

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December 31, 2017

HER RESOLUTION

by thereluctantpoet

By Charles Robert Lindholm

It was the end
of a brutal week
and tonight was
New Year’s Eve

The Wintery weather
was whipping snow
and sleet around
everywhere

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December 30, 2017

NO WORDS WERE NEEDED

by thereluctantpoet

By Charles Robert Lindholm

They meet
the day after Christmas
as agreed

They sat across
the table from each other
in an eerie silence

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December 30, 2017

HAIKU: VOWING FOREVER

by thereluctantpoet

By Charles Robert Lindholm

Vowing Forever

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November 29, 2017

HAIKU: DRIFTWOOD MEMOIRES

by thereluctantpoet

By Charles Robert Lindholm

Driftwood Memories

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November 15, 2017

LIFE WITHOUT U

by thereluctantpoet

By Charles Robert Lindholm 

life without U
seems _nimaginable
_ndeniably painf_l and sad 

yo_r leaving me
was _nforseeable

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November 6, 2017

PULL THE TRIGGER WHEN YOU’RE READY

by thereluctantpoet

By Charles Robert Lindholm

take the gun
and load it
put the bullets in

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September 16, 2017

ALLEY CAT

by thereluctantpoet

By Charles Robert Lindholm 

the soul of a hunter
restless
elusive
always on the move 

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August 20, 2017

A LOSING BATTLE

by thereluctantpoet

By Charles Robert Lindholm 

as she signs the final papers

she keeps blinking her eyes

thinking of vows, remembering lies

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August 16, 2017

I LISTENED WITH MY HEART

by thereluctantpoet

By Charles Robert Lindholm

she read the words upon the page
then took it like a man
her eyes got red and misty
but not one teardrop fell

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August 15, 2017

HAIKU: IT’S NOT WORKING

by thereluctantpoet

By Charles Robert Lindholm

I choose not to care

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August 6, 2017

THE END

by thereluctantpoet

By Charles Robert Lindholm 

Have we reached
the final page
of the final chapter 

The End of our time together

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July 18, 2017

OLD TOY

by thereluctantpoet

By Charles Robert Lindholm

I’m an old toy
up on a shelf
replaced by a new one
I’m all by myself

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July 16, 2017

SPECIFIC REQUEST

by thereluctantpoet

By Charles Robert Lindholm

In disbelief,
He described
her exact words to me
they were:

unambiguous
definitive
descriptive
emotional
heated
final
and
specific

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July 15, 2017

A MARATHON SLOW DANCE

by thereluctantpoet

By Charles Robert Lindholm 

Even if our

Last Dance

was a Marathon

Slow Dance

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July 15, 2017

HEDONIST

by thereluctantpoet

By Charles Robert Lindholm 

hedonist
“if it feels good do it”
no thought of right or wrong
no permanent commitments
have ever lasted long 

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July 11, 2017

AS HE WAS

by thereluctantpoet

By Charles Robert Lindholm 

tie ‘em
leash ‘em
train ‘em 

and fence ‘em in
because

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July 10, 2017

OLD NEWS

by thereluctantpoet

By Charles Robert Lindholm

How can he be so deaf

when my heart is crying?

Why can’t he see

the tears that fall as I cry?

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