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Rated: E · Poetry · Romance/Love · #2158010
Even the ashes of lovers find no rest.
Even the ashes of lovers find no rest

I long for your embrace and feel your touch upon my skin

As I wrap my arms about myself

It seems like only yesterday that we were holding hands

I wake in a cold sweat

My heart racing so hard that I can hardly breathe

I search for you, but you are out of arms length

I look upon the mantel piece

With tears streaming down my face

I feel you beckoning me as if you are in the room

Forever feeling your love

Line count: 11

Entry for
Endings are the New Beginnings -Closed  (13+)
Create a new poem from the last line of another
#2128149 by Lostwordsmith

Won: 2nd Place

Nominated 2018 "Best Short Poem" Free verse.

The Quill Awards  (ASR)
Recognizing the best of WDC in 2019
#1376303 by Elle

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