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Forlorn

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under a porch light

as if he always waited

at the wrong threshold

 

– t. l. cummings

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  1. i love your poetry but I also must say PUPPY!

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    October 14, 2017
  2. Such depth of sadness in these few lines.

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    October 14, 2017
  3. Thank you.

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    October 14, 2017
  4. This is so apt, but it breaks my heart!

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    October 15, 2017
    • I was writing about a young man, but then found this photo of a dog on a porch and knew it paired with the poem perfectly 🙂

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      October 15, 2017
  5. Jim Brennan #

    Fantastic! Ekphrastic!

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    October 19, 2017
  6. Your title, words, and image are perfect. I love this!

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    October 21, 2017
  7. Very strong and emotive poem…and yes, forlorn.
    The dog looks sad but settled.
    Miriam

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    October 30, 2017
  8. Don’t we all experience this at times! For so many, earth is not a friendly place to inhabit. Great post and photograph – perfectly paired indeed. (btw, thanks for the follow, and reciprocating…!)

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    October 30, 2017
    • Thank you! And thank you for following me, too!

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      October 30, 2017
      • I can’t help it, there’s this crazy side to me that comes up with these things… any relation to e e? 🙂

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        October 30, 2017
  9. lol! I wish!

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    October 30, 2017
  10. Thanks for liking my posts!

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    October 31, 2017
  11. So perfect!

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    November 3, 2017

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