Faithful In Joy (poem)

My darling don’t cry as I slip away

It doesn’t become our time so well spent

A part of our lives no sadness was meant

For we were the sun the Joy of the day

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Flowers that followed our wondrous display

Echo the beauty of our grand accent

We left no moments or means to repent

And though I must leave my memories stay

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So she stayed faithful to his dying prayer

His memories were the smiles which she bore

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Kissed by the sunshine meant he was still there

Eyes toward forever where dreams which she wore

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Yet just how much Joy could one person bear

And so they became together once more

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cleaner3 3 years ago from Pueblo, Colorado

Hatter ..your words are like a peanut butter and jelly sandwich . smooth and sweet at the same time . great poem.


Valleypoet 3 years ago

Wonderful memories of the Summer of life....one well spent :-))


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James-wolve 3 years ago from Morocco

Sad but beautiful!good job my friend .No matter how much suffering you went through, you never wanted to let go of those memories!I VOTED UP.


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teaches12345 3 years ago

This is a sad poem, but very lovely. The passing of a loved one leaves us wondering and reflecting upon our joyous memories. You captured all of this well in such a short poem.


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DDE 3 years ago from Dubrovnik, Croatia

You described the emotions here so clearly and always manage to surprise me with heartfelt poem.


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Eiddwen 3 years ago from Wales

Sad but oh so beautiful. Voted up and here's to wishing you a great weekend.

Eddy.


DJ Anderson 3 years ago

The loss was too much for her. She died to be with him again.

Beautiful words, but poignant poem.

Hope your weekend is going well.

DJ.


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always exploring 3 years ago from Southern Illinois

This brought a tear, she must have been so special...Cheers my friend..


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Gypsy Rose Lee 3 years ago from Riga, Latvia

Voted up and beautiful as a teardrop falls. So lovely. Passing this on.


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Redberry Sky 3 years ago

Beautiful words that will be appreciated by all of us who have lost someone close.


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thost 3 years ago from Dublin, Ireland

Great poem Martin, nicely put together.


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aviannovice 3 years ago from Stillwater, OK

That sounds like the best way to go.


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Faith Reaper 3 years ago from southern USA

Lovely and sad.

Voted up +++ and sharing

God bless, Faith Reaper


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bravewarrior 3 years ago from Central Florida

Martin, I know the meaning of Joy in your poems. This is beautiful but has me a tad worried. How is your health?


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BlossomSB 3 years ago from Victoria, Australia

Joy shared is so important, even when it becomes just a distant memory it remains precious. A lovely poem.

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