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This poem was inspired by the true story of a friend going through a divorce after four years. I could not help but feel her pain every time I spoke with her, and this is my attempt to ease her pain. If only just a little.

She Walks

She walks along this lonely street
no one to dry her tears
massage her tired feet
or calm ever present fears

Seeing life through tainted heart
making everything gray
Alone, her life, anew to start
Always searching for a way

But life goes on no matter what
That fact she cannot quell
Memories ne'er to be forgot
Within her heart they dwell

So she keeps walking this lonely street
Keeps searching to find her way
Every night she lies down to sleep
And prays tomorrow's a better day
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62 Visitor Comments

this poem is sume1 close 2 my heart, its jus like and bout her, and its nice, and sad and makes me wanna cry as wel
This is very good I love it its also very deep and I under stand it oh so well!
This poem is so nice. It reminds me of me. My favorite part was:But life goes on no matter what That fact she cannot quell Memories ne'er to be forgot Within her heart they dwell People should make more poems like this one!
I have been reading some poems because i am kinda been confused lately bouts me n my boy friend and out of all the poems ive read so far i like this one even though ts not what im looking for it might mean alot to someone else.
This poem makes me think of my self over my good friend from grade school who pass away all most a year ago . I miss her so much .
This is a great poem. short and heartfelt. It was touching, for I myself have been in that position.
Pretty good! Caught me off guard! Thank you for sharing!
hey i love this poem i hope you read it and see how funny it is. Its awesome but it sounds to me like a true poem. Well anyway i got to go ttyl bye take care hope you win all the best maggi/ katrin
this poem touched me so much couse am divorced and i got those felling and every night before sleeping i wish that tomorrow ll be better than today i really like it so much thanks
This poem reminds me of myself. I fell lost in this world and fall asleep at night only hope-ing the next day will be a bit easy-er on me.
Good one . keep it up
five star
this poem is really pretty it is awsome cuz its so real
I am going through a divorce, and i am the one who caused this divorce, but do not want it, I love my husband and want to live the rest of my life with him. This poem reflects my life and it truly touched me Thanks Amanda
ok who ever wrote this poem it realli tuched me in ways that i never new i could be tuched i never new that a poem that i dindt write sound like i wrote it. this poem relates a great deal to my life
I feel as if you are truly speaking of me. Thank you for now I dont feel so alone.
Im agree or vote in poem: Because they're talking about how do you feel about the love in the most important. thankyou
i like ur poem that u wrote cuz' that happened 2 me lots of time and my fiends!
Beautiful, unrequited love sucks. I love your poem ~
Hey what a sweet pome omg
this poem really touched me because i can relate. specialy sence i did that last night. very good. :)
i give this peom a 20/20
This was beautifully written and I know there will be many who can relate to it. I think the author is a special person to write this poem for his friend in her sad time.
Very well done,great job!
Oh my goodness that poem was something I could relate to and I actually shed a tear I have no words for your talent.
this peom relates to so much of how i feel now i know I'm not alone
I thought it was great and very insightful and touching.
i really liked this poem, because it tells you absolutely how one feels, how lost you get when someone you love just leaves you in the middle of everything, I am going through a divorce also, and I don't think any better words could have explained how I feel better then this poem. it touched me deeply.
Jaclie D
Beautiful poem. I enjoyed your poem just as I did your letters so long ago.
VERY GOOD! It helped me forget for a minute!
This poem could have been written about me. I am going through a divorce after being married for 23 years and everything feels uncertain. It captures my feelings concisely.
this is a beautiful poem. Although it's a reminder of times I've felt this way, it is also in a way strangely uplifting. one of the best poems I have read in a very long time.
its the truth through someone elses eyes. i love it
I have a strange feeling, that poem is whrited for me, i feel like that girl in the poem, like SHE. its so nice
I loved your poem. I just moved away from my family and everything I knew, so I know exactly how she is feeling. Thank you so much for expressing my emotions better than I can!
I like this poem a lto it reminds me of a regular girl in life trying to get through all the stuff that life as out for you.
I LOVE your poem. It describe such a sad scene. It's great. Keep up the good work.
Thank you, this is a great poem, it strikes a nerve every time i read it
That was a very beautiful poem. It tells what a person really feels in a bad time in their life. You are a great friend to have written the poem.
It is a very nice and reflective poem. s
Just beautiful
A touching write. And Yes,life goes on
Thankyou, i don't know how many times i've felt like that.
A very true and touching poem.I have faced something very similar in my life and can relate to every feeling that you attempt to touch upon.infact even though i've found someone who Loves me from the bottom of his heart.yet, i doubt the true essence of Love.doubt him.doubt my own capacity to do justice to his Love.maybe I'm living on a moat.or maybe I'm walking alone!
This is avery touching poem, I liked it a lot..
I can also relate to "her". I went through a nasty divorce and a relationship all within 1 year and both ended really bad. it is been 1 year today since the breakup with the boyfriend whom I gave all of my heart and soul to. Do you ever really let them go?? Or do you just learn to "cope" with the pain and emptiness? I now have someone in my life that treats me like a queen but after such pain and sorrow how can you give them 100%?? Maybe time will tell..
this poems is so sad, i love it though, it's so deep and touching, i feel like reaching out to her and giving her a hug.
I can relate so much to this poem. I am myself going through the same. To know a man, can care as much as he has. Is wonderful. Thank you! You put words on screen for the way I feel in my heart.
That was like looking into a mirror!
loved it
Can the feeling of love lost by a friend equally be shared? I know it can. This poem is great. True friends are ones that you can laugh AND cry with, sharing thier feelings.
I can feel everything that was said in your poem. I'm going through a divorce and it's real ugly.
This poem is really great.
very touching
Dear Jeffrey, it almosts seem as if you're writing about me too, for I also feel like 'she' in the poem.
Your poem is wonderful..I know the pain and sorrow of losing someone and how long it takes to get over it and how lonely this world really is...
i love your poem a lot true to it in the facts of life.
That was a wonderful poem. Short yet sweet. The funny thing, is that it reminds me of myself and the way I feel.
This Poem Was ReallY Toutching, It Was Sad and I Had A good Feeling all the time I read it Tho The End Was wery happy and Hopefull.

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