Not for Sale

Not for Sale

A Poem by AprilRN1210



“Get in where you fit in”

---another ‘dime a dozen’

what once was now begins

to show just what it wasn’t.


Distant dreams…and fairytales

with every lie you told

…..dissipate inside this jail

explaining truths you never sold.


O N E lonely buyer…trapped

kept in this empty cage

slapped with every tear I’ve wept

upon this… fractured page.  


Flames fading before they ever were

in a fire… that will never be

proving the passion your lips once swore

to be nothing more than make believe.


Melodies of primal pain

now play within my mind

ravaging with each refrain

on a track I can’t rewind.


I’ve learned to live behind these walls

reined by demons of doubt

they keep me from further falls

and fortify this house.


Who knows what the future holds

for this lost and weary soul

but my dreams and loving heart

---- can’t be bought or sold.

© 2015 AprilRN1210

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In poetry and to find answers of who we are while walking the ephemeral road upon cracks of pain signs leading you.

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Wonderful. Such a softly spoken piece (in my mind anyway) that slowly lifts into wonderful last verse that captures the moment perfectly, of knowing those words once heard, now sound hollow and empty.
Thank you for sharing this. I really enjoyed it.

Posted 2 Years Ago

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2 Years Ago

Thank you so much for this lovely, insightful review, I am glad you enjoyed..


The best of you so far well done

Posted 2 Months Ago


2 Months Ago

Thank you Tate, it's nice to see you. Hope you're well :)
Awesome! When I read it out loud, it read very well.

Posted 3 Months Ago


3 Months Ago

Thank you for review.
The words, honest and true. Nothing bought is love earned and kept. I liked the quote and the amazing poetry. Thank you April for sharing your work.

Posted 3 Months Ago


3 Months Ago

Thank you :)
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3 Months Ago

You are welcome my friend.
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I am so endeared to this powerful poem! It starts out broken sad then fades to emptiness then ends on a small note of hopeful determination. Great work.

Posted 3 Months Ago


3 Months Ago

Thank you for the kind review.
Once burned, or twice... beautiful, sad and so relatable.Love this.

Posted 4 Months Ago


3 Months Ago

Thank you, I appreciate your time and lovely review.
A determination here that is fitting for any fighter for love's honesty.


Posted 4 Months Ago


4 Months Ago

Thank you for your time and thoughts :)
On notice!
I really like this piece, from the first line it grabs you and yet it has soft quality to it. You found a way to express a certain outrage, to draw a line in the sand sort of speak, without shouting or making a scene. A true stand with integrity!

Posted 6 Months Ago

i love this !!!!
superb job !!!
thanks fro sharing

Posted 1 Year Ago

A wonderful statement. Brash, bold and beautiful overall.

Posted 1 Year Ago

Innocence lost. Once burned twice shy.

You use some great wording like...Melodies of primal pain now play within my mind. Maybe love pains are genetically predetermined by millions of years of the same betrayals and suffering.

Well done.

Posted 1 Year Ago

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