Love’s Echo (poem)

An echo on a lonely winter’s night

A scent that’s carried on forgotten breeze

A breath that’s held in timeless memories

It calls to me again to hold it tight

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I feel the world once real begin to ease

As all I want is somewhere there in sight

As all I am is drawn by distant light

An echo does a lonely soul now please

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Between those sheets what’s was returns to air

As dreams held in our hearts we freely shed

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And with each kiss our passions start to flare

Till all her wished for whispers have been fed

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I promised always that I will be there

And dawn will find me crying on her bed

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Faith Reaper 3 years ago from southern USA

Oh me, Mh, so sad, making tears in my eyes, as to the crying on her bed. Beautifully touching.

Voted up +++ and sharing

Hoping you really do have a Happy Valentine's Day!

God bless. In His Love, Faith Reaper


Ghaelach 3 years ago

Hi Martin.

Very touching, very sad poem of a lost love

LOL Ghaelach


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DDE 3 years ago from Dubrovnik, Croatia

Love lost leaves you thinking and with a sad memory thanks for this poem


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lrc7815 3 years ago from Central Virginia

"wished for whispers"...what a lovely phrase. You are just getting better ane better Martin and I am impressed and moved by your tender sentiments.


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bravewarrior 3 years ago from Central Florida

Another awesome sharing of what goes on it your heart, dear Martin!


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always exploring 3 years ago from Southern Illinois

Another heartwrenching one Martin. Crying on her bed did it for me...


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Vellur 3 years ago from Dubai

A poem beautifully expressed, even though resounding of sadness.


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tillsontitan 3 years ago from New York

Hmm, between the sheets passions start to flare...and yet she left...loneliness now, how beautifully written but sad. I have to say I was totally surprised to see (and hear) Jeanette McDonald and Nelson Eddy and the Indian Love Call! Memories of classic couples..Voted up, awesome, and interesting.


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Rosemay50 3 years ago from Hawkes Bay - NewZealand

Such a tender and yet sad poem, beautiful phrasing. And I just love that Indian Love Call, long time since I heard it last.

Awesome piece


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Eiddwen 3 years ago from Wales

Oh Martin this is truly beautiful and thank you so much for loyally sharing your talent with us all on here.

Have a wonderful weekend my friend.

Eddy.


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Gypsy Rose Lee 3 years ago from Riga, Latvia

Voted up and beautiful. This is so lovely. I have always loved that wonderful song.


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wayne barrett 3 years ago from Clearwater Florida

Beautiful poetry. A pleasure reading.

Sharing!


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aviannovice 3 years ago from Stillwater, OK

A man with a soul is a beautiful thing, for he knows exactly where he is headed. Wonderful, as usual, Martin.


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bearnmom 3 years ago from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

There is so much emotion in this writing that it takes me back to the days I shared with my best friend and husband. Voted up.

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