Départure

She was everything
The most beautiful creation
nature bestowed to earth
deeply madly in love
Alas, my destiny would not have it
I was, I am, cursed by birth

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61 thoughts on “Départure”

    1. Thanks SB for your thought…In most cases it is true (definitely in ours)..however there are those few who are born in abject poverty, in a famine hit or war zones; unfortunately life for them is already being decided by others before they have a say.

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    1. 🙂 number, home address, kith and kin, birthday, star sign, likes dislikes 🙂 just the soul was not available so it didn’t work out 🙂

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  1. “Cursed by birth” this is powerful.

    I run a small writing prompt program in which I use snippets from other writers, obtain their permission, link to their story and use the line as the weekly prompt. May I use this line? If you’re interested, I’ll send you the link to find out more about it, it’s a wonderful community, one which I think you would love!

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      1. OK. The other day I read one of your poems and the photo had a big rock looking thing in it. I’ll see if I can find it. I think I saw it on the Reader.

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      1. You know, AB, I’ve just decided that my problem with it is that it seems more … aimed ? directed ? … less OVER-ALL than usually. I think I’m touched far more deeply by your work that isn’t about a ‘particular person’ (regardless of its being merely a … ummm … personification from your thinking). Shut up, M.R.! – you’re rambling !

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      2. M R point well made and (I think) understood, I have lots of ways to say things and quite a few of them would be in first and second person 🙂

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  2. And I’ve probably liked other work that’s equally ‘personal’. I shall now go back to the weighty matter of completely re-doing my blog in terms of my book – which has got somewhat lost without all those bloody widgets. Sighh … What time is it with you?

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    1. It is ok to be who you are, nothing is shallow or deep, just our perception and sense of relative depth – we are all deeply shallow to the almighty 🙂 thank you so much for the comment, I am glad that shoes were the cause 🙂

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  3. The cursing by birth still hasn’t gone away. Racism, inferior education, caste systems or class systems, religious intolerance – all these things still place people on the other side of a barrier.

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