Romance Poetry posted August 7, 2020


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Wondering what happened to my heart's song?

Why?

by phil nelson

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You wonder why my love has changed?
You ponder why we grew estranged?
To answer, I’ll attach no blame,
but simply say, that it’s a shame.
We once did everything in tune,
and once, you thought I hung the moon! 
I thought that you could do no wrong; 
our love remained forever strong! 
 
So why now has it come apart?
Why is it that you break my heart? 
Why should i feel ashamed and torn?
Why does my heart feel so forlorn?
Why need I lock these thoughts inside?
Why must this hurt my foolish pride? 
 
Why was I raised to feel such guilt?
Why does my passion have to wilt?
Why won‘t my heart just scream and shout;
why can’t I let these feelings out??
Why do I wear this coward’s mask;
 and not, to you, these questions ask?

 


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Write a poem in which every stanza either begins with a question or ends with a question.

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