Incomplete – a poem by Paul Vincent Cannon

Heartache – In Other Words



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I can hear Bonnie Tyler singing her hit, “It’s A Heartache.”



Limp, I am broken,
a ragdoll incomplete,
our love was spoken, unspoken,
but an emptiness speaks now,
of your sudden departure and all is so  dry.

©Paul Vincent Cannon




Filed under Free Verse, life, love, poem

29 responses to “Incomplete – a poem by Paul Vincent Cannon

  1. spoken and unspoken, too much said between the lines – love this Paul – brilliant writing

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  2. lync56

    great poem


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  3. Such a heartache – now that song is running through my head – good one.

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  4. powerful and crushing … like the lace dress 🙂

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  5. Succint. Excellent. I’ve written a post on changing times. Check it out Here

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  6. A really super poem, Paul!! So beautifully penned! Loved your reference to “It’s A Heartache”

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  7. Reblogged this on The Reluctant Poet and commented:
    Be sure to check out Bonnie Tyler’s – It’s A Heartache on

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  9. Often the greatest heartache is the emptiness felt in the interlude between spoken and unspoken. Beautiful emotion in your lines. Thank you for sharing.

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