• Mandi
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So many good friends
Have come and gone
Like the days and nights,
Of years gone so long

Leaving empty spaces
Where our hearts
Once filled with warmth,
Like Sunshine upon our face

Yearning for solace
Left alone to linger
Longing for all that once was, 
Obsessing for life,as a child, younger

Gone are the days
That we once knew
Happy and carefree
Problems, very few

Tender, impressionable
We soon learned in a way
That broke our hearts,
Made our feelings fray

Yet, still, hope grew
Anew in our hearts
Only to be stricken
Again, broken into parts

Will it ever end?
Will pain ever depart
Like those friendships that once
Were tethered to our hearts?

Pleading for mercy,
Pausing for love.
Gentle souls caressed
With blessings from above

NO, nothing will last.
Be it joy or sorrow
So accept Life as is...
It is tomorrow

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gogant commented on Longing


You have provided us with a window to peer into the past........we all see things that could have been, and might have been....but, in the end, we are happy with life and its dreams.........................g

rougepriest commented on Longing


wowo mandi youve captured the whole getting older thing perfectly! im 50 and can see whatyour saying is right on the money, very nicely doen in an elegant style



thank you for thaking the time to read my poetry

cliftondurant commented on Longing


lovely mandi you said a lot in few words boy we think alike nice read



thank you for taking the time to read my poetry

chucky1982 commented on Longing


wow mandi bravo. This is a good read and write it flowed very nicely. never stop writing.



thank you

If I feel physically as if the top of my head were taken off, I know that is poetry.

Emily Dickinson (1830-1886) American poet.

Mandi’s Poems (99)

Title Comments
Title Comments
Heart in Hand 2
Incapacitated 2
Heaven 0
All Alone At The Plate 0
Moon Man 0
Happy Halloween! ! ! 1
Ah,Ha! 1
Sometimes We Should Listen to Friends 1
Destiny 1
undeclared love 1
Search On 1
There's a candle burning bright in my window tonight... 2
The Searcher 3
And 'The World's in Ttheir Hands? 1
When Young Dreams Die 6
The Garden 4
Letting Go 1
Confusion 3
And, So, Life Goes (C'est la Vie) 1
Would you still leave me? 2
Till I Knew You 4
A Good Day 6
A Little White Lie 3
~ ~ Cindy's Garden ~~ 2
The Wheezy, Sneezy Wabbits 2
Into the Azure Blue Sky (original) 1
Ode to a Grecian.... ahh, I mean, to Diet Orange Crush 3
Life Goes On 3
love pending... 1
And then I said.... 1
On The Outside Looking In 3
In One Fell Swoop... 6
A Part of the Crowd 3
That's the Story of My Life 4
I Think I'm Gonna' Write a Book 8
I Am She 7
Acceptance 11
And So.... Let This Be Said! 9
This Is My Kingfdom 7
Darling 7
Rose by the Sea` 7
Into the Azure Blue Sky 22
final act 5
On July 24th, 2010 4
Forsaken? 8
Silence of the Lambs 5
Rise Up From Slumber 10
Conversion 3
Shades of Kevin 8
hello out there.... 12
Now If That Ain't Love, I Don't Know What Is! 7
The Man Who Kept the Law 9
Tell Me Little Baby what do you see? 9
My Last Everything 17
In The Pink 14
Making the Cut 8
Letter To An Unnamed Lover 7
Where the Trolls Live 11
Three Little Girls and the Witch's Tower 9
Sunrise of Life 4
Is Anyone Like Me? 11
Waiting 8
Beautiful Bella 4
A Place in the World 4
Friend 4
Welcome to the Family 2
Devotion 2
Reflections 6
Just One of Those Days 3
Mother 1
Destiny 1
Dreamland 1
Grandaughters 4
The Prairie Highway 4
Play Ball? 4
When Day is Done 4
When Peonies Last Bloomed in the Garden 2
Longing 4
On Angel's Wings 3
Frustration 2
I Am Too Smart 1
Too Late 3
bon jour 1
Limerick for a Cop 2
The Gift 5
Heaven's Tide 2
I Remember You, Dad 6
The Girl and the Lonely Heart / Romancing the Girl 4
The Third Street Bridge 1
Missing Little Things 1
Secrets 6
Eden 6
Crying Babies 3
Game of Life 3