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I'm Glad Your Back-Poem

Updated on January 25, 2017

Spring Sights

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Yearning for You...

Do you Yearn for Spring Sunshine during the Winter Months

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Missing You...


Where have you been all this time
being apart has been such a crime

I waited for you far too long
in your absence things felt wrong

The skip in my step went away
I hope this time you plan to stay

Life without you pains me so
I love you sunshine please don't go

Today when looking to the skies
tears welled up within my eyes

I saw you Mr.ball of fire
your my sun and great desire.


Relaxing Spring Video

Sunflower

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© 2011 Linda Rogers

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    Poohgranma 6 years ago from On the edge

    Very sweet and pretty too! The sun plans to visit us with temperatures in the nineties tomorrow. Be careful what you wish for...ha ha ha

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    Linda Rogers 6 years ago from Minnesota

    Hi Pooh honey-how are you? Hope your loving spring. Even here in Minnesota were gonna get to mid 80's and very humid. I can deal with it:)

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    bbnix 6 years ago from Southern California

    Ohh, the sun. We worship it here in San Diego, although it hid from us today :/

    Lovely poem Ms. Minne'. Thanks for sharing!!!

    Oh, and thanks for the Van Morrison song - wonderful memories there too...

    You're the greatest...

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    Sunnie Day 6 years ago

    Good Morning Minne,

    Thanks for such a sweet poem...perfect songs.

    Have a great day!

    Sunnie

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    Brenda Barnes 6 years ago from America-Broken But Still Beautiful

    Our beloved ball of fire is deserting us today and leaving us clouds and rainfall. Since we have had a week of perfect weather so that is okay. As I listen to Tupelo Honey, I am thinking of skipping work and laying around with the old songs playing extra loud.

    Have a great day Twin.

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    Susan Zutautas 6 years ago from Ontario, Canada

    Enjoyed your poem and listening to Van as he always brings back such great memories. Thank you.

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    mckbirdbks 6 years ago from Emerald Wells, Just off the crossroads,Texas

    Here we will sun worship on faith today. Nice poem.

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    justom 6 years ago from 41042

    Today when looking to the skies tears welled up within my eyes. This should teach you never to look directly into the sun :-P Happy Spring!! Peace!! Tom

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    acaetnna 6 years ago from Guildford

    Ah this was lovely - great video too.

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    Linda Rogers 6 years ago from Minnesota

    Hi bbnix- The sun makes me a differen't person. I am so excited that the sun decided to come out and finally give us spring. YIPPEE:)

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    Linda Rogers 6 years ago from Minnesota

    How appropriate to see you here Sunnie Day. This poem is just for you:) Hope you had a great day over there.

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    Linda Rogers 6 years ago from Minnesota

    Hi Hyphenbird. I love Van Morrison and loved that this particular video showed nature and sun scenes. I know what you mean by wanting to play hookie when you hear a good song like this. Makes you just wanna have fun and go down memory lane. Hope the sun came back out today:)

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    Linda Rogers 6 years ago from Minnesota

    Hi Just Ask Susan. Glad you enjoyed the music to go along with my sunny poem. Hope your having a Van Morrison kind of day:)

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    Linda Rogers 6 years ago from Minnesota

    Awesome mckbird. Sounds perfect:) Thanks for coming by and reading my poem.

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    Linda Rogers 6 years ago from Minnesota

    LOL Tom-Mr. comedian. Hope your enjoying the beginning of spring. Have a lovely day my friend.

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    Linda Rogers 6 years ago from Minnesota

    Thanks acaetnna-Glad you liked Van too. Have a great day:)

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    Rosemary Amrhein 6 years ago from Boston, MA

    Wow, this is a super poem, with a surprise ending!

    Awesome!

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    Linda Rogers 6 years ago from Minnesota

    Thanks blondey, I appreciate your nice comment. I'm so glad my sun is back:)

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    Helen Murphy Howell 6 years ago from Fife, Scotland

    Hi MinnetonkaT. Loved this poem and have marked it as a favourite! Keep them coming. Loved the VM track as well -great memories from this guy.

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    Linda Rogers 6 years ago from Minnesota

    Hi Seeker-Hope all of you are well over there. You have great taste if you like Van Morrison. Thanks for stopping.

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    b. Malin 6 years ago

    Lovely Poem, Minnetonka and a big Thank You for the Van Morrison Video who could do without SunShine...Not Me, Not Me!

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    Linda Rogers 6 years ago from Minnesota

    I know b. Malin, Van Morrison is such a great artist. Hope your enjoying spring so far:)

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    Linda Rogers 6 years ago from Minnesota

    I know b. Malin, Van Morrison is such a great artist. Hope your enjoying spring so far:)

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    epigramman 6 years ago

    ...I was having a 'pint' the other day with Van the Man - and as soon as I mentioned your name he became breathless and took another sip of Guinness and then he started to sing "Brown-eyed girl" - well the point of this story - it doesn't matter what color of eyes you have - because you make all 'colors' beautiful - and you have 'colored' my life with beauty, kindness and your friendship - I sit here actually listening to reggae music with the great Toots and the Maytals - but I think back to that moment in the pub with Van the Man also singing 'Did I tell you lately that I love you" - well these are also the sentiments of your Canadian Prince, as he kneels in front of you, the epi-man!!!

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    Jennifer Pena 6 years ago from California

    Your poem was really nice i liked it I could really feel your feelings in it nice one voted up!

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    Linda Rogers 6 years ago from Minnesota

    Oh my dear Colin-I am nearly speechless with your beautiful words. See me curtsy to you as I sing the Van Morrison song, "have I told you lately that I love you, my Canadian Prince?" Now I take a sip of ale and bid you good night :)

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    Linda Rogers 6 years ago from Minnesota

    Aww, thank you spotlight:) Glad you liked it. I am so glad spring is back. Yae!

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    Elena 6 years ago from London, UK

    So sweet and beautiful.

    You have a lovely way with words. :)

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    Dim Flaxenwick 6 years ago from Great Britain

    Beautiful words. The sunshine changes my entire mood.

    Thanks for sharing this.

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    Tim Mitchell 6 years ago from Escondido, CA

    thanks for the pic of the flower , , ,unique from that perspective - - -seeing what a flower feels is, well your poem are those words , , ,well, you'll have to excuse me, 'cause I'm going out to my garden , , , remember to have fun, fun, fun, , , ,

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    Linda Rogers 6 years ago from Minnesota

    Thanks Lady_E, so sweet of you to say:)

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    Linda Rogers 6 years ago from Minnesota

    Thanks Dim Flaxenwick-It is amazing how sun changes people's attitudes.

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    Linda Rogers 6 years ago from Minnesota

    tsmog-I'd love to go out in the garden but it's pouring out right now.

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    Nell Rose 6 years ago from England

    Hi, we had a lovely march and april, now its gone a bit haywire! lol but I loved your poem, maybe if I say it outdoors the sun will come back!

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    Linda Rogers 6 years ago from Minnesota

    It's been weird around here lately too. I'm a little concerned about all the disasters going on in our world. Tornadoes, tsunami's, earthquakes, flooding, etc... Yikes :-0

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    Pamela Oglesby 6 years ago from United States

    What an adorable poem and absolutely timely. I love your song and picture. Rated up!

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    Linda Rogers 6 years ago from Minnesota

    thanks Pamela, I really appreciate that. I am sooo glad spring is back. For a while I was worried we would go right to summer :-0

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    Alyx Kemp 4 years ago from Herkimer, NY

    Such a sweet little poem. I enjoyed reading it.

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    Linda Rogers 4 years ago from Minnesota

    Thanks so much~now here comes the cold winter months :-0

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