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The Eclectic Pen - Living In Yesterday

By: Dianna P. (DiannaWV)  
Date Submitted: 3/27/2007
Genre: Literature & Fiction » Poetry
Words: 144


Living In Yesterday

The time has come to tell you,
What's weighing on my mind,
You're tossing away our reality,
In search of a lost fantasy,
'Cause you're...
Still living in yesterday.

I've tried to love your past away,
Share your dreams and help you grow,
Holding back my tears to smile,
My heart breaking all the while,
'Cause you're....
Still living in yesterday.

Have you forgotten all the pain,
That left you drowning in regret?
Your broken heart was cast away,
So why waste even one new day?
'Cause you're...
Still living in yesterday.

I can't seem to get through to you,
Your heart is somewhere else,
You say words you think I need to hear,
But your real feelings are crystal clear,
'Cause you're...
Still living in yesterday.

Riding with the wind at your back,
Living with no worries or cares,
Trying to outrun the ghosts you hide,
Open your heart, cast the demons aside,
'Cause you're...
Still living in yesterday.

©Dianna Doles Petry

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IONE L. (zaneygraylady) - 3/27/2007 7:57 PM ET
Marta J. (booksnob) - 3/28/2007 9:08 AM ET
These would make great song lyrics!
Jim H. (Pecos45) - 3/28/2007 2:44 PM ET
Yep.........good shot.
katzpawz - 4/1/2007 3:37 PM ET
Dianna, if this doesn't have music yet, by all means get some! This is a beautiful song!
Shannon V. (KARMA99) - 4/8/2008 1:20 PM ET
Dianna...i can totally relate....its like my boyfriend has a shrine in his closet of his past. and i feel like im always being compared.
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