Coming home to love

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Waiting, waiting, waiting!

I wrote this during a long day home sick from work, waiting for the love of my life to come home. Maybe I will show him this. Maybe.......mmm, if he brings me chocolate!!!

This hub is dedicated to my Bert and the deep love we share.

Home coming

There is a whisper in the trees

And a murmur on the breeze

There is a stirring in my heart

Too long we've been apart


There is change in the sky

As the sun fades from high

There is lightness in my song

Now that shadows are falling long


There is a click at the back gate

Not long now to wait

There is the sound of approaching feet

My happy heart skips a beat


There is a presence through the door

And a familiar scent that I adore

There is a shared secret smile

That makes waiting all worthwhile


There are strong arms around me

This is where I long to be

There is comfort in this space

And soothing love upon your face


There is a glint your eyes

As sensations start to rise

There is passion in the air

And I melt without a care


There are few words to say

As we talk the touching way

There is a telepathic knowing

How strong our love is growing


There is a whisper in the trees

And a murmur on the breeze

There is the setting of the sun

As our bodies blend as one.

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Welcome home my Bert.


My choice of top love quotes

"You come to love not by finding the perfect person, but by learning to see an imperfect person perfectly" - Sam Keen


"Thou art to me a delicious torment" - Ralph Waldo Emerson


"Those who love deeply never grow old; they may die of old age, but they die young" - Benjamin Franklin


"You know you are in love when you can't fall asleep because reality is finally better than your dreams" - Dr Seuss


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Comments 47 comments

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Princess Prisca 4 years ago from Heaven living on Earth

Fennelseed,

Thank you so much for this awesome, beautiful piece.

(You will never know the 'comfort' and peace that I have received from this poem.)

The song is one of my favorites and fits the poem perfectly.

Great Job!

Blessings!

Ciao...Princess Prisca


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sandrabusby 4 years ago from Tuscaloosa, Alabama, USA

I'm not a poet myself, so it gives me so much joy to read a feeling I've that that you express so eloquently. Thanks. Sandra Busby


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savanahl 4 years ago

Wow what a beautiful poem. I love the way it flows and the images you use just really touches me, makes me feel so warm inside. I love it, and thank you for putting my poem on here too. Voted up and awesome.


Poetic Fool 4 years ago

I must echo the sentiments from the previous comments. This is a touching, wonderful piece. Many wish they had a relationship such as you have written of. Thanks for sharing it.


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writer20 4 years ago from Southern Nevada

Wonderful heart felt poem, I love it and I'm sure Bert did to. Voted up and beautiful, Joyce.


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always exploring 4 years ago from Southern Illinois

This is very beautiful, lucky Bert!! Thank's for sharing. Thank you for listing my poetry...Bravo


Vincent Moore 4 years ago

There is no better feeling than the anticipation that goes with the love of your life coming home to your love. The tingling feelings, the heart throb as it beats faster. The greeting, smiles, touches, kisses, hugs and now you both know you are home. Well scribed my poetic friend. Bravo, voted Up and beautiful.


Sueswan 4 years ago

Hi Fennelseed,

There are strong arms around me

"This is where I long to be

There is comfort in this space

And soothing love upon your face"

This one gave me goose bumps. It is so beautiful.

Voted up and away!

Take care :)


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Rosemay50 4 years ago from Hawkes Bay - NewZealand

Ah this one is simply beautiful Annie. The flow, the imagery... all so perfect. Love it

Voting up and across the board

Thank you for linking my poem too I will go and do the same.

P.S Did he bring you chocolates :)


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BlossomSB 4 years ago from Victoria, Australia

How lovely! This poem is really beautiful and deserves those chocolates. Voted up.


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Ruchira 4 years ago from United States

Wow Annie you wrote this while sick...shows your talent lady :)

Such passion yet beauty n love.

Voted up


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Fennelseed 4 years ago from Australia Author

Thank you for this wonderful comment Princess Prisca, I feel very happy to know this has bought you comfort and peace. Gratitude bring peace, and I am very grateful. Unchained Melody moves me every time I hear it, I am so glad you like it too!! My best wishes to you, from Fennelseed


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Fennelseed 4 years ago from Australia Author

Thank you Sandra, I am glad you like my poem, I feel way out of my depth amongst the amazing poets here on hb, but they are very inspiring and they encourage me, so I give it a go. I appreciate your kind comment and support. My best wishes to you from Annie.


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Fennelseed 4 years ago from Australia Author

Thank you Savanahl, I really appreciate your positive feedback as I can only aspire to write as beautifully as you do. It is my pleasure to promote your amazing work.

Thank you so much for your votes and support. My best wishes to you from Fennelseed.


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Fennelseed 4 years ago from Australia Author

Thank you so much Poetic Fool, I didn't appreciate how wonderful my relationship was until I nearly lost it. Now I appreciate every single moment with my Bert. I am glad my poem conveys this.

Thank you so much for your kind comment, my best wishes from Fennelseed.


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Gypsy Rose Lee 4 years ago from Riga, Latvia

Voted up, awesome and beautiful! The passion is in the words and the words are lovely.


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Fennelseed 4 years ago from Australia Author

Hi Writer, I am so glad you like this and yes, Bert did too!!! Thank you for your kind comment. My best wishes from Annie.


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Fennelseed 4 years ago from Australia Author

Thank you so much, AE, and you are very welcome. My best wishes from Annie.


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Movie Master 4 years ago from United Kingdom

Oh Annie this is so very beautiful, it gave me goosebumps!

Voting up, best wishes Lesley


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Eiddwen 4 years ago from Wales

How very beautiful Annie and has to be awarded my up up and away !!!Tender and flowing freely.

I wish you a great day.

Eddy.


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Fennelseed 4 years ago from Australia Author

Hi Vincent, yup, it is just the best feeling, coming home at the end of the day, drawing the curtains, battening down the hatches and enjoying the company of the one you love. I am so glad you can relate and thank you for your kind comment. My best wishes from Annie.


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Fennelseed 4 years ago from Australia Author

Mmmm, lovely goosebumps I hope. I was feeling very sooky the day I wrote this and I longed for those warm, strong arms around me. They do the trick every time and it feels good.

Thank you so much for your comment Sueswan, my best wishes to you, from Annie.


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homesteadbound 4 years ago from Texas

I thoroughly, and I mean thoroughly enjoyed this poem. It is through a very special love that you have been able to express yourself like this. And the song you chose to go with it, is one of my very favorite love songs. I am so glad that I stopped by. What a blessing it has been.


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Fennelseed 4 years ago from Australia Author

Hi Rosemay, you are very welcome, and thank you also. I showed my hub to my love and it inspired him to reveal some chocolate that he had hidden away for me ‘for a rainy day!!!’ This girl got her man and her chocolates!!! Gotta love him!

Thank you so much for your lovely comment. My best wishes from Annie.


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Fennelseed 4 years ago from Australia Author

Thank you so much Blossom, I appreciate your kind comment. Chocolates make everything worthwile :):)

My best wishes, from Fennelseed.


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Fennelseed 4 years ago from Australia Author

Hi Ruchira, thank you for your lovely comment - I don't know about talent, but I was sick and feeling sorry for myself and it was a very long day to wait for a cuddle!!!!The homecoming was even better than I imagined and worth every minute of the wait!!

Thank you so much for your votes, my best wishes from Annie.


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moiragallaga 4 years ago from Lisbon, Portugal

Beautiful Fennelseed, lyrical and meaningful. I enjoyed reading this. Love the picture too. And yes, I agree with you regarding chocolate.


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Fennelseed 4 years ago from Australia Author

Hi Gypsy Rose, I am really glad you like this. Thank you for your lovely comment. My best wishes from Fennelseed.


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Fennelseed 4 years ago from Australia Author

Thank you so much Lesley, goosebumps are good:)So glad you like this. My best wishes in return, from Annie.


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Fennelseed 4 years ago from Australia Author

Hi Eddy, thank you for your up, up and away!! My Bert has been very neglected for so long as my mind has been taken up with grief, its time to appreciate what he means to me and shower him with my love.

So glad you like my poem. Best wishes my friend, from Annie.


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Fennelseed 4 years ago from Australia Author

Good morning HSB, thank you for this lovely comment, it's a great song, hey? I am very lucky to have a loving and loveable partner and its way time I started to appreciate all that I have.

I am glad you stopped by also. All the best with your challenge!!! You are an inspiration. Best wishes from Annie.


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Fennelseed 4 years ago from Australia Author

Hi Moria, thank you so much, I am glad you like this and yes, chocolate goes hand in hand with love!!!!! ;) ;)

My best wishes to you, from Fennelseed.


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Eiddwen 4 years ago from Wales

I have already commented once but I'm being greedy and came back for seconds.

We both have so many good things still in our lives ;you with Bert and everyone else in your family;then there's me with Dai and everyone else.

I know that Dai has been with me every step of the way and must have at times felt at a loss ;not knowing what to do . However he was here for me and I cannot ever ask for more.

We do both have so much joy still around us which I think is beginning to outweigh the not so good days.

So here's a whole load of love and hugs for you Annie my very special friend and also for Bert.

I wish you both a wonderful weekend.

Eddy.


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Fennelseed 4 years ago from Australia Author

Hi Eddy, seconds is good!!! We are lucky, I know, and maybe knowing such deep sorrow and despair has heightened our capacity for the other extreme - happiness. We are so lucky also to both have loving partners and it high time I started to show my appreciation for my Bert, he has endured so much.

We spent a very physical weekend working on a new area in our garden - our eternity garden, it's going to be a very special and beautiful spot.

Thank you for this lovely comment, my friend, I hope your weekend was awesome as well. Best wishes dear Eddy, from Annie.


KatrineDalMonte 4 years ago

Hello Annie, this poem is beautiful. A simple and pure expression of love, the greatest gift of all. It's so lovely to see how people can still connect deeply emotionally after being together for some time. And that's what is so amazing about it all, love that can survive any tides, often strengthened by sharing not only those nice and good things together, but also times of pain and sorrow...So my best wishes go to you both. :-)


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bizzymom 4 years ago from New York

This was so beautiful. Your expression of love is like a warm summer breeze - almost effortless but full of feeling. It gave me the goosebumps and brought tears to my eyes. Thank you!


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Fennelseed 4 years ago from Australia Author

Hi Katrine, unfortunately there have been many tides, and deep sorrow, but then I guess that's life. I am so grateful to my partner for sticking by me through my troubled times. I appreciate also your lovely comment. My best wishes to you from Annie.


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Fennelseed 4 years ago from Australia Author

Thank you Bizzymom. Wow, I am so glad I could evoke that feeling!!! That makes me very happy. I was full of longing that day and it was worth the wait as my sick day blues dissappeared once my Bert arrived home :)

Thank you so much for your wonderful comment. My best wishes to you from Annie.


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Vidya Mallar 4 years ago from India

Lovely words Fennelseed... Very nice presentation....full of emotions for the home coming love...... God bless you.....


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Fennelseed 4 years ago from Australia Author

Thank you Vidya, its lovely to meet you and I am so glad you like this. My best wishes to you from Fennelseed.


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Vidya Mallar 4 years ago from India

I also wish you the same..... Am very glad to meet people like you here..Thanks to hub pages for that....


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Hear Me 4 years ago from Somewhere in Florida

I loved this poem. It was very light and flowing. You could feel anticipation build. Well done.


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Fennelseed 4 years ago from Australia Author

Thank you Hear Me, I am glad my poem had that effect as that is how it felt while I was waiting. Thank you so much for your kind comment. My best wishes to you from Annie.


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Olde Cashmere 4 years ago from Michigan, United States

Stunning and very romantic expression Fennelseed, this was a joy to read. Beautiful as always. Voted up, shared, interesting, awesome, and beautiful :)


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Fennelseed 4 years ago from Australia Author

Thank you James, I am glad you like my poem. It was a long day for me, feeling unwell and waiting, waiting for my love to make me feel better - and finally being in his arms made all the difference. Thank you so much for kind comment and votes, my best wishes to you from Annie.


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ahorseback 4 years ago

Okay Annie , now I'm jealous ! LOL . Am I ever happy for you !.....It means so much to know that a friend like you has Love !.... There is a God !...........Ed


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Born2care2001 3 years ago from Asheville NC

Hi Fennelseed!

I hope you are well! Bert is a very lucky man. Who wouldn't want to be thought of in the wonderful way you portrayed here. Your video reminded me of another love scene, one of my favorites from a movie I've watched over and over again because of the quality of this song and scene.

Hope you and Bert enjoy it!

May peace, joy and love always be with you both!

Bruce

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HvyCMgAajqk

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