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Adriana de los Angeles Diaz Rizo

Updated: Sat, 31 Aug 2019 10:38 pm

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I live in UK, originally from Nicaragua. I enjoy writing poetry and songs as a form of story telling whether from a personal experience or about situation/characters I find intriguing. Poem Blog: Music:


I Am the Person You Will Always Forget: I am the name that crossed your lips Without meaning, without thought. I am the person you will always forget. I am the face your eyes once saw. They passed me by, but never lingered. I am the person you will always forget. I am the distant voice calling your name. You are unreachable and I am unheard. I am the person you will always forget. I am the person you go to when it’s dark. Yet when you shine my dear, I’m forgotten, Invisible, unnoticed. But I will no longer be that person you always forget. No longer invisible. No longer unnoticed. I’ll be the one haunting thought that’s filling your head, The one memory you’ll look back and always regret, The person who is gone and you’ll never forget. --------------------------------- I Once Made Sadness My Home I once made her my home. I would go there every day. I memorized the cracks on the walls, The shadows dancing around flickering lights, The water leaking through the floor. I took a walk through haunted hallways where I hung portraits of childhood wounds, memories of past heartbreaks, mementos of loss and regret. But like a child who outgrows her clothes I no longer find comfort in being there. Since then I've moved into another house where sadness visits me instead. Knocking at my front door, I receive her as an old friend. I open the door, extend my arms and give her: A few minutes, a few hours, sometimes a few days. We talk about new heartbreaks and past wounds that still ache. We also talk about lessons I have learned along the way. As she listens, she helps me heal slowly with each passing day. And then when there's nothing left to be done and nothing left to be said, the time comes to say goodbye to sadness, till we meet again another time, another day. ------------------------------------------- I'll Walk Away, But I Won't Go That Far: I walk into the room and I see a thunderstorm coming. Because I see you’re angry and you know I’m there. You start shooting at me your spiteful words And I start crying, but you don’t really care. I walk out knowing you’re the bad guy of this movie, But you’re so good at putting up a pity show. It is always the excuse of what you’ve been through When you say you’re sorry for the words you throw. All I know is you’re the constant reminder of a heartache, And the reason why we are drifting apart. Does it make you feel better to see my heart breaking? Because you know I’ll walk away, but I won’t go that far.

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Fri 20th Sep 2019 23:11

Hi Adriana, thank you so much for your comment on What Have You Done With The Daylight... I don't think I've come across your profile before but I am excited to read your work. Thunderstorm is especially strong. Cheers, Tx

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Cynthia Buell Thomas

Mon 2nd Sep 2019 14:49

Adriana, I shall try to catch up with more of your work.

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David Redfield

Thu 29th Aug 2019 12:31

Hi Adriana,

Love the intense lyricism of "I Am The Person ..."
Nicely structured and balanced, diffusing the emotion through appropriately rhetorical phrasing.
Emotionally sophisticated and elegant.
Great work


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Chrystel Roberts

Mon 26th Aug 2019 19:05

So glad that you and your hubby enjoyed the poem!


Sun 16th Oct 2016 07:21

Hi Adriana,

'I am the person you will always forget'

Beautifully put and quite sad. Powerful in a way. Keep going.

Chris Gair.


Sat 15th Oct 2016 00:58

Always use your own best judgment (or, the wisdom of those that truly love you, when it fails). Keep asking in the right places if there's something you want to understand. Stay safe and well, Adriana.


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Adriana de los Angeles Diaz Rizo

Fri 14th Oct 2016 04:07

Hey patrick.

Thanks for the compliments! I've added you as one of my fav.


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Adriana de los Angeles Diaz Rizo

Fri 14th Oct 2016 01:36

Thank you Rose! WOL is such a great community. It is nurturing and the perfect place to start venturing into the world where I can share my poems.

My regards to you as well.


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Thu 13th Oct 2016 21:59

welcome Adriana.Beautiful sample poem! Hope to read lots more.and that you enjoy your time on here.

My regards to you.


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