The Sad Woman

The Sad Woman

A Poem by Dara

a tale of unrequited love


For a love that never dies

passion burning behind sad eyes.

A heart that aches with every beat

as into my dreams you quietly creep.

Your sweet caress, your warm embrace,

full lips my fingers once did trace.

An emptiness that can’t be filled

for you see my dear

I love you still.

© 2018 Dara

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Author's Note

The image is a creation of Elena Dudina's.

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beautifully said...really like the simplicity and precision of lines and words ... yet you paint the whole picture ... very relatable tale of love ... i was enjoying the shape your lines formed it seems so compact and rounded ... like a pill ;) a hard pill to swallow ... yuk yuk! ;)

Posted 6 Months Ago

Been a while since I called-in, forgive me. Truly hope you're well, Dara.

A sad but beautifully worded poem. To love so deeply and feel its absence so strongly must be hell. No matter people saying .. 'better to have loved and.. .. .. ' . It doesn't work that way, does it, luv.

Sending hugs, sending smiles.. hoping the sky is brighter nowadays. (Dara)

Posted 11 Months Ago


10 Months Ago

Dear Emma Joy, your visit always makes my day and your words warm my heart. I have been out of town .. read more

10 Months Ago

PS I have had a bit of a writers block but want you to know that it is folks like you that help insp.. read more

10 Months Ago

You know where I am if ever needed... always ready to cyber hug, Dara.
I am a firm believer that love never dies...just you and I.

Posted 1 Year Ago


1 Year Ago

This is so true and makes it extremely difficult to be the one left behind. Great to see you here Ke.. read more
Romantic, longing, and tenderly put. If only doctor's had a pill. If they did, though, there'd be an awful lot of art to never be made.

Posted 1 Year Ago


1 Year Ago

Yes, Sam, you are so right. So many times inspiration is born of heartache, pain, suffering etc. I g.. read more

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Added on February 4, 2017
Last Updated on February 26, 2018




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