Then He Was Gone

He came to me

An angel at night

In the midst of summer

We talked for hours

Every night

Awakening senses

I didn't know I had

Whispering

Sweet healing words

That my body

Had longed

He was an angel

So gentle

Watching over me

Every morning

He came to me

Said things

That inspired me

I began to love him

So deeply

When the season changed

That is when

He disappeared

Leaving not even a trace

In the wind


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9 comments

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always exploring 16 months ago from Southern Illinois

Oh this is so sad! I hope it's just a beautiful poem? Happy to see you back writing again..


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Faith Reaper 16 months ago from southern USA

Yes, those angels in the night are special ...I call them dark angels.

Lovely yet poignant.


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Frank Atanacio 16 months ago from Shelton

longing, poetic.. and yes poignant too


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RJ Schwartz 16 months ago from Idaho Falls, Idaho

Much too sad, but then again, sadness defines us at times.


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Ericdierker 16 months ago from Spring Valley, CA. U.S.A.

I reckon better to have love and lost. Excellent poetry.


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BlossomSB 16 months ago from Victoria, Australia

Lovely, hear-felt poetry.


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Gypsy Rose Lee 16 months ago from Riga, Latvia

Lovely and emotional poetry


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FlourishAnyway 15 months ago from USA

It makes me wonder why he couldn't, wouldn't stay.


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carolinemd21 13 months ago from Close to Heaven Author

Thank you Ruby :)

Thank you Faith :)

Thank you Frank :)

Thank you RJ :)

Thank you Eric :)

Thank you Blossom :)

Thank you Gypsy :)

Thank you Flourish :)

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