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Evermore (poem)

Updated on June 3, 2013

She climbs the stairs outside her door

Which led to streets of evermore

And who can see within her heart

To what has torn her life apart

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Her thoughts return to times before

When all her cares were hopes at play

How distant now is yesterday

Across this space of evermore

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The flowers which blessed every morn

The scents were sweet kisses were born

The shadow of tears on the floor

Refreshing her vast evermore

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Was just a brief heartbeat before

When doorbell would cause her to soar

And her precious dream to restore

To promise of their evermore

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But there stood a stranger with note

Perhaps a love letter he wrote

Who knew of sad secret it bore

That drew her to his evermore

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She climbs the stairs of unknown shore

Beside her tides of evermore

Was this to be a destiny

One more unfinished memory

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But to wilted flowers she swore

That by his side she would remain

Tomorrow would greet sweet refrain

There in the streets of evermore

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      Faith Reaper 4 years ago from southern USA

      Oh, very sad one, she felt she had to go on to be with her loved one who went on before her.

      Peace and blessings, Faith Reaper

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      Devika Primić 4 years ago from Dubrovnik, Croatia

      Beautifully written and with the touch of sadness makes me wonder about love and life

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      Shauna L Bowling 4 years ago from Central Florida

      This is so sad, Martin. But you do have a way with words.

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      Cat 4 years ago from New York

      So many parts, so beautiful!

      'She climbs the stairs of unknown shore

      Beside her tides of evermore

      Was this to be a destiny

      One more unfinished memory'

      Love the picture and the video too! Excellent Martin, very much enjoyed!

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      Pamela Oglesby 4 years ago from United States

      While this was indeed sad, it was so beautifully written. I loved the picture of her also as it added to the story. Beautiful!

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      Sid Kemp 4 years ago from Boca Raton, Florida (near Miami and Palm Beach)

      A beautiful picture and poem. Thank you!

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      Bronwen Scott-Branagan 4 years ago from Victoria, Australia

      Sad, Martin, but beautifully written - as always!

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      Ruby Jean Fuller 4 years ago from Southern Illinois

      So sad but beautiful. The picture is gorgeous!!

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      LupitaRonquillo 4 years ago

      Nice one, with a profound message of love and sadness...

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      Eiddwen 4 years ago from Wales

      Brilliant as always Martin.

      Voted up and thanks for sharing.

      Eddy.

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      Tijani Achamlal 4 years ago from Morocco

      Sad but beautiful.The picture fit the poem so well.Voted up

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      Shannon 4 years ago from Texas

      This one is beautiful, but sad.

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      Gypsy Rose Lee 4 years ago from Riga, Latvia

      Voted up and awesome. Just wonderful and passing this on.

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