ALONE AND FORGOTTEN

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    this is my submission for the inanimate object UPA poetry challege.  I tried not to come right out and make the object too obvious.  Hope I got the idea right this time.

    ALONE AND FORGOTTEN

    Resting for ages or so it would seem,
    With only the musty smells of my existence,
    and on others like myself to lean.

    I've seen so many come into my life.

    Some in the early blossomings of youth,
    others in pain and full of strife.

    So many faces some young and some old,
    With so many my tales I've told.

    Perhaps you know of the great loves I've lost,
    or my tale to survive no matter the cost.

    On the outside I may appear battered and worn.
    But from my inner self so many emotions are torn.

    If you'll only take the time to really see,
    you'll find a passion in me.

    To often forgotten I'm left by myself,
    to sit alone on my dusty shelf.

    Alone in the silence of my coveted place,
    night creaps in and makes my heart race.

    I'm only thought of in certain life's stages.
    Please just take the time to see my pages.

    Perhaps rage is the emotion I make you feel,
    or maybe the idea,
    that dreams can be real.

    At times for granted I'm took,
    the lonely existence  of a library book.

    UPA Challenge 8/26/09

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    photochick commented on ALONE AND FORGOTTEN

    08-28-2009

    This was great you did a great addition to the challenge and its sad but many books have that life of not being touched and forgotten about but not in my house we have all kinds of books floating around and all get to come to life at some point over and over again loved this its going into the favs there is passion just screaming from this great write

    kochab commented on ALONE AND FORGOTTEN

    08-27-2009

    the feeling presented in this work comes out very strong and undeniable very good work am2

    bforibus commented on ALONE AND FORGOTTEN

    08-27-2009

    very well done. indeed every word. every exclamation point. changes and makes things come alive. not sure how anything can be inanimate for everything consist of energy and matter, but i loved this poem. for its visuals and colors. great job.

    melanie23 commented on ALONE AND FORGOTTEN

    08-26-2009

    very nice. but no book in my house is neglected. im a readacholic, lol. nicely done. gd flow and gd rhyming.

    Poetry is when an emotion has found its thought and the thought has found words.

    Robert Frost (1875-1963) American Poet.

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