A Melody Searches (poem)

A melody searches lost moments passed

Through our golden springs each Joyous refrain

How could forever have left us so fast

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As sunset surrenders the kisses we cast

Floating in heaven true feelings maintain

A melody searches lost moments passed

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We danced with dreamers through visions so vast

Each whisper answered with not to explain

How could forever have left us so fast

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Caresses contain our richness amassed

Yet there in the silence hearts hear its strain

A melody searches lost moments passed

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Deep in its blindness our truth it harassed

Though all which we were this feeling of pain

How could forever have left us so fast

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And as our eyes close to all we surpassed

We hear it calling in the gentle rain

A melody searches lost moments passed

How could forever have left us so fast

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wayne barrett 3 years ago from Clearwater Florida

Sadly true and very beautiful. Unfortunately, vows are broken.


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Deborah Brooks 3 years ago from Brownsville,TX

Martin my dear another beauty from you.. I wouldn't expect any less.. I could feel each beautiful word.. in my soul.. How are you my friend.. blessings to you Debbie


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Faith Reaper 3 years ago from southern USA

A lovely reminder that we should cherish each moment of each day with the ones we love, as one never knows or expects when we will suffer such a great loss.

Voted up ++ and sharing

Hugs, Faith Reaper


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bravewarrior 3 years ago from Central Florida

Music has a way of keeping our memories alive. I love your video choice this time. Love Story is one of my all time favorite movies.


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DDE 3 years ago from Dubrovnik, Croatia

So many vows are broken and not taken seriously lovely poem


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Cantuhearmescream 3 years ago from New York

'How could forever have left us so fast' - my heart ripped in two. This piece is beautiful in its sadness.... and the flower, left behind... as if forgotten there, uh.... the pain.


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rose-the planner 3 years ago from Toronto, Ontario-Canada

Beautiful! What a great choice for a video with Ally MacGraw and Ryan O'Neal (Love Story). Thank you for sharing. (Voted Up) -Rose


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always exploring 3 years ago from Southern Illinois

So long ago, the movie. I loved it and your poetry, Beautiful...


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Gypsy Rose Lee 3 years ago from Riga, Latvia

Voted up and beautiful. Wonderful and sentimental. Love the video. Passing this on.


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vkwok 3 years ago from Hawaii

Amazing piece of poetry!


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aviannovice 3 years ago from Stillwater, OK

Time always goes by so quickly. We get caught up, and then don't have the time to cultivate what needs it the most.


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shanmarie 2 years ago from Texas

Wow. Good thing I am not reading this while feeling emotional.

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