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Poem: Feeling The Emptiness

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Poem Summary

"Feeling the Emptiness" is about a woman with an empty feeling she can't explain.

She weeps when she is alone.

She doesn't know if she can handle this as she dulls the pain with Christmas cheer.

The loneliness subsides and she crawls into bed leaving her tears on her pillow drifting off to sleep.

"Tears On My Pillow" by Reba McIntyre


Feeling the Emptiness

She feels an emptiness
she cannot explain
within every particle of her soul,
like each part of her is broken.

Each second she is alone
her eyes weep,
she isn't strong enough
to fight this feeling.

She cannot handle
one more moment
without him by her side,
as she dulls the ache with Christmas cheer.

The loneliness subsides,
leaving her numb in silent seclusion
as she misses him more
than the day before.

She crawls into the empty bed
snuggling up in her soft blanket,
leaving a flood of tears on her pillow
drifting off to sleep.


Illusion is needed to disguise the emptiness within

— Arthur Erikson

"Since I Lost You" by Genesis


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