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A Poem of Love Found and Love Lost

Updated on February 10, 2013

They once met in a special place a place they would call their own

Constantly chatting laughing and spending time together never wanting to be alone

Their thoughts clashed and the creative flow was always in the air

Comforting were each other's words when the other one could not be there

They traveled smiled enjoyed life as one always should

Together forever and ever as long as they possibly could

The dinner the movies the activities never seemed to end

The time soon came when they felt they could be more than friends

Questions always arose at this time on what could possibly happen

Lies cheating trust and regret one could only imagine

Where should they go forward or back no one ever knows?

But the love that was growing and growing, should still continue to grow

They decided to wait to make it official until the timing felt right

Laying down with one another each and every night

The sun arose and they gazed upon each other’s face

Knowing now that this was the right moment time and place

Now that they were together how ever could their love be spread?

Physical intercourse was the route that seemed to be the best

Kissing and caressing laughing and touching endless passion in the bed

Their love was now unlimited no words were needed to be said

Whats next whats next they thought as years seemed to pass by

Maybe a car a house or carriage with a baby inside

Their love was endless and passion was only for one another

So marriage was next to make it official to each other

They bought a house and a car was sure to follow

Living in the country with a white picket fence and rosy red flowers

The sun rose and the sun set as the seasons rolled on and on

Until one day his wife found out she was with child and soon their baby

would be born

The joy the excitement the nerves all came out at once

What could and would happen seemed so scary and yet so fun

So for nine months she ate grew and the pain came rollin in

Until that one day the painful contractions seemed that they would win

She shrieked she screamed as the hours rolled on

Until that beautiful cry came from their baby being born

They took their bundle of joy home three days later and everything seemed to be at peace

Therefore, to commemorate the baby being born they decided to plant a willow tree

Year after year their baby grew and grew

Until they baby was no longer a child and his teenage years were through

He came of age fast and was now a young man

With knowledge and intelligence at the palm of his hands

He enjoyed every year where they would have a picnic at the willow tree

To celebrate his birth and his years ahead for him to always succeed

He loved his parents with all of his might and would do whatever he could

Taking care of the land or his parents whenever he knew that he should

Until one day the husband became sick and there was nothing more that they could do

Two weeks after he was dead and his life on earth was through

The wife she wept and wept for her soulmate to return

The love they shared could never be replaced forever her heart would burn

Her heart was empty and her eyes were dark with hurt and regret

The love for her husband she would never soon forget

Her and her son weeped together even at the sight

As she laid her husband down by the willow tree, where they use to celebrate at night

Now the days passed on and the sadness was still there

She missed her husband her one and true love who was no longer here

To show respect for her loving husband they considered to celebrate

Instead of her son's birth but her husbands life by the willow tree's now filled space



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    • torrilynn profile imageAUTHOR


      3 years ago

      @Lee Cloak i am over joyed that you found my poem beautiful and im happy for your positive feedback. blessings to you.

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      Lee Cloak 

      4 years ago

      A really beautiful poem, very nice to read, voted up, thanks, Lee

    • torrilynn profile imageAUTHOR


      5 years ago

      @rasta1 thank you !

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      Marvin Parke 

      5 years ago from Jamaica

      At least she experienced happiness and still cherish the memories.

    • torrilynn profile imageAUTHOR


      5 years ago

      @JPSO138 thank you, im glad you liked my hub

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      5 years ago from Cebu, Philippines, International

      A poem that reflects life. Sometimes you never expect what will happen.

      This hub is beautiful indeed..

    • torrilynn profile imageAUTHOR


      5 years ago

      @FaithReaper thanks for voting up and for sharing with others

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      Faith Reaper 

      5 years ago from southern USA

      A lovely journey through this life from beginning to end, with all the living in between.

      Very creative write.

      Voted up +++ and sharing

      Blessings, Faith Reaper

    • torrilynn profile imageAUTHOR


      5 years ago

      @ubanichijioke thank you for the positive feedback on my poem this is much appreciated !

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      Alexander Thandi Ubani 

      5 years ago from Lagos

      Wow! This is a journey of life itself... More descriptive and prosaic, really fascinating... Great job!

    • torrilynn profile imageAUTHOR


      5 years ago

      @jobs4newcaatle Im glad that you enjoyed my poem and that you took the time out of your day to read it, much appreciated

    • torrilynn profile imageAUTHOR


      6 years ago

      @MickyDee Im glad that you liked my hub and found it to be reflective of real life

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      Micky Dee 

      6 years ago

      Very nicely written. It surely reflects real life. God bless dear.

    • torrilynn profile imageAUTHOR


      6 years ago

      @radhikasree thanks for your feedback and for voting my poem up

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      Radhika Sreekanth 

      6 years ago from Mumbai,India

      May her husband's soul rest in peace......

      May God give his family to recover from the ill-fate......

      There's no life without love.

      Voted up, beautiful and awesome.

    • torrilynn profile imageAUTHOR


      6 years ago

      @cam thanks for understanding how I feel about my mom and for enjoying your time reading my tribute

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      Chris Mills 

      6 years ago from Lowell, MA through the end of May, 2019.

      This is a beautiful story of love, life and loss. You were able to evoke all of the emotions in this poem. Thank you.

    • torrilynn profile imageAUTHOR


      6 years ago

      @rajan jolly thanks for your feedback I'm

      glad that you enjoyed my poem overall....

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      Rajan Singh Jolly 

      6 years ago from From Mumbai, presently in Jalandhar,INDIA.

      This is awesome and so beautifully done, torrilynn. I could literally picture the scenes unfolding before my very eyes as I read.

      Voted up and awesome.

    • torrilynn profile imageAUTHOR


      6 years ago

      @James-Wolve, im really happy that you enjoyed my poem and found that it was an amazing story.

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      Tijani Achamlal 

      6 years ago from Morocco

      Good work.It has a sad ending but a very touching amazing story.Up.

    • torrilynn profile imageAUTHOR


      6 years ago

      @DDE thanks for voting up and im glad you enjoyed my poem

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      Devika Primić 

      6 years ago from Dubrovnik, Croatia

      Love found and love lost such a different description here and you certainly have made your way through this poem thanks voted up!

    • torrilynn profile imageAUTHOR


      6 years ago

      @nellieanna thanks for the feedback im glad you liked my poem and thanks for voting up

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      Nellieanna Hay 

      6 years ago from TEXAS

      Quite unique how you poetically take the reader through each phase of living from very young love to the final curtain. Well done and distinctive with your own authenticity. Voting up and the other accolades that fit!

    • torrilynn profile imageAUTHOR


      6 years ago

      @Gypsy Rose im happy that you enjoyed my poem. Thanks.

    • torrilynn profile imageAUTHOR


      6 years ago

      @quildon thanks im happy you enjoyed my hub.

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      Angela Joseph 

      6 years ago from Florida

      Aww! I'm reaching for the Kleenex. Beautifully done. Love the picture too.

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      Gypsy Rose Lee 

      6 years ago from Riga, Latvia

      Wonderful and touching poem full of deep meaning and feeling.

    • torrilynn profile imageAUTHOR


      6 years ago

      @always exploring thank you for your compliment and im glad you enjoyed it

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      Ruby Jean Richert 

      6 years ago from Southern Illinois

      Beauiful narrative poetry of life and death...Loved it....

    • torrilynn profile imageAUTHOR


      6 years ago

      @kidscrafts thanks for your feedback it is appreciated

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      6 years ago from Ottawa, Canada

      Very nice! And I love your pictures!

    • torrilynn profile imageAUTHOR


      6 years ago

      @dghbrh thanks for the comment i really appreciate it and im happy that you liked my poem.

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      6 years ago from ...... a place beyond now and beyond here !!!

      Beautifully done. I enjoyed reading it. Shared and Votes up +++++


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