For Eternity and More


It happened without warning...
I didn't have a clue...
no hint or intimation...
the arrival, yet on que.
there was no invitation.
at least, none, I can recall...
I never even dreamed of
any writing on my wall...
unannounced and unexpected
came your knock upon my door
to alter my reality
for eternity and more.

I heard your softest knocking
like a whisper or a sigh.
could not, yet, imagine
who would dare to come or why.
I held no grand illusions,
had resigned my heart to fate.
sweetest love had passed me by
and I had ceased to wait.
Though saddened by this lonely fact,
that knocking at my door
would alter my reality
for eternity and more.

Yes, it happened without warning...
I just didn't have a clue...
had never even fathomed that
my dream could, yet come true.
There standing on my threshold...
with a burning rose in hand
love has come to visit.
still not sure I understand.
I can not, yet, explain it but
your knock upon my door
has altered my reality
for eternity and more.

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epigramman 5 years ago

...well you could write for my eternity because eternity is what I have for your writing ......

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tnderhrt23 5 years ago Author

Epi,you are so sweet...and I am so grateful!

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G-Ma Johnson 5 years ago from NW in the land of the Free

That was very sweet and I do hope it was true...I am still waiting, but differently then you...

LOL couldn't resist.. I liked this very much and thanks for enlightening my day...:O) Hugs G-Ma

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tnderhrt23 5 years ago Author

Ma-G, its an honor to have you visit my hub...thank you for your lovely comment! God bless, dear lady!

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Rosie2010 5 years ago from Toronto, Canada

Hiya my dear friend tnderhrt, omg! this is so romantic.. so beautiful.n I love it, love it, love it! You are such a wonderful writer.. so talented and more.

Have a nice day,


Janet Bostrom 5 years ago

Well my friend ,I wish you much happiness ! You so deserve it ,and keep up those writings.....they are AWESOME!

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Fossillady 5 years ago from Saugatuck Michigan

The man on the white horse

is the lady's fantasy no more

No, he's a new modern man

With less brawn, show's up at the door

With a rose in hand,to melt your heart

Oh success, someone you truly can adore

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tnderhrt23 5 years ago Author

I just love your lyrical comment! Alas, although it is true my reality has been altered for eternity and was by an angel from another realm...not a man on a horse...but its a nice thought! Thanks! Your comment made me smile!

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tnderhrt23 5 years ago Author

Dearest Janet, I am both humbled and embarrased to read your comment for your presence here I don't deserve. I have gone into hiding, and you found me and now I guess "I'm IT"!Your loyalty touches my soul, Girl, as I hang my head in shame.

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GusTheRedneck 5 years ago from USA

Hi tnderhrt23 - Very nice !

Gus - :-)))

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tnderhrt23 5 years ago Author

Thank you, kind Sir!

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always exploring 5 years ago from Southern Illinois

This is soo beautiful.Your words touch the inner being.


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tnderhrt23 5 years ago Author

Thanks, always, your feedback always touches my inner being too!

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kld0517 5 years ago from Indiana

This is a beautiful poem. I imagine there are several others who have went through this same feeling without the words to describe it. You have given a voice to those without with your writing.

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Cracknutcase 5 years ago from India,bangalore

Awesome!! I had the whole images playing in front of my eyes while reading this poem .. Voted up & beautiful :)

Keep writing for u r a wonderful writer

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