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The Way You Were MAG

November 27, 2012
By nakubara PLATINUM, Belvidere, New Jersey
nakubara PLATINUM, Belvidere, New Jersey
27 articles 18 photos 84 comments

Favorite Quote:
Everything you do in life is insignificant, but its important you do it anyway ~Ghandi

I look beside me in the chair you once sat
Instead of you, dust collects on the tattered upholstery
One empty tea cup still sits at the side
I laugh to myself because I can almost see you sitting there, Sudoku in one hand, mine in the other
I miss the smell of your hair after a perm
The way you would trot through the door and look in the shattered old mirror
you've had since you were a girl
You were never quite happy with the way your silver locks lay
You were beautiful nonetheless
I miss you, darling.

The author's comments:
An elderly couple

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on Mar. 21 2013 at 11:50 am
AugustSummerFling PLATINUM, Mylapore, Chennai, Other
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Favorite Quote:
'For you, a thousand times over.' - Hassan, The Kite Runner

A professional writer is an amateur who didn't quit.

beautiful... Everybody wants true love and such a sweet poem..

on Jan. 31 2013 at 9:59 pm
n3xtusplaya DIAMOND, Honolulu, Hawaii
83 articles 23 photos 232 comments

Favorite Quote:
"It's better to be hated for who you are than to be loved for what you are not."

~Luara Moncur

This is great! Great imagery and it was well written!:)

on Jan. 26 2013 at 4:20 pm
BlackNether12, San Ignacio, Other
0 articles 0 photos 16 comments

Favorite Quote:
Try for the utmost, because you're worth no less - Jeremiah Ludwig.

Can see why it got Editors Choice >

on Dec. 31 2012 at 1:06 pm
ScarlettRose390 PLATINUM, Hawthorne, New Jersey
21 articles 0 photos 11 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Nothing is impossible, only unbelievable."
"Gotta keep doing it if I want to get better. Gotta stop doing it if I want to ger worse. Gotta do it sometimes if I want to stay the same."

Really emotional, though I'd capitolize the I's.

cyndielouwho said...
on Dec. 16 2012 at 9:33 am
Om my gosh. I felt this deep in my heart.

on Dec. 10 2012 at 4:15 pm
Dreamer_ SILVER, Milton On, Other
7 articles 10 photos 69 comments

Favorite Quote:
"We're all mad here" ~ Cheshire Cat

"Whats your dream?"
"To go, away." ~ Surfs Up.

Lovely! I like it.