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I Am Sorry for Stealing Her Love.

Updated on June 8, 2014

Love not, lest you take love from another more deserving

"If you fall in love you had better damn well give your all or love will fall" ed

Into - please excuse

So I carried my young son out into the fresh night air for our routine of saying good night moon and good night stars and sleep tight sun. And I asked as he stared into the heavens if it was the prettiest thing he had ever seen and he began to nod his head and then stopped and shook it and Mommy is! I reckon I have done a decent job so far. But it enticed me as he and his mother slept to write this piece.

Small eclipse for man, but "a total eclipse of the heart"?

Who do you attribute a photo of the moon too?
Who do you attribute a photo of the moon too? | Source

The Apology

I am so sorry oh great moon

You to whom all lovers swoon

I am so sorry of marvelous stars

You who grace from here past Mars

I am so sorry setting sun

From you all life has begun

To all you heavenly bodies with beauty and grace

I hang my head in some disgrace

I stole a piece of your unearthly glory

Just to complete my lone love story

I captured one of your kind

How explosive this thing we mortals call love

The decision

How could I ever be so blind

I took her here and bound her tight

I hold on to her with all my might

So she may stay just one more day

With me here again to play

I stole from the heavens above

So she could be my one true love

And give me a child born of need

To fulfill my earthly greed

I felt so bad

I felt so sad

I resolved to set her free

So in her splendor she could be

What can grow from a mustard seed?

Pray to be a small part
Pray to be a small part | Source

What is greater? Love or the universe?

"If you are not sure, hang on, and you will find out, either way it is worth the effort, but if you want to be really sure,,,, let go!" ed

Freedom

With dazzling lights and for others

Up in the heavens with no borders

I celebrate the day I gave her freedom

For she returned into my kingdom

And promised me this is where she shines

This is where her heart dines

So we are free now from our jail

And both chose from here to hail

My wife, my love for all eternity

Has chosen to stay with me.

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    • Ericdierker profile imageAUTHOR

      Eric Dierker 

      5 years ago from Spring Valley, CA. U.S.A.

      I sang 3 songs last nigh just to put my fine lady and boy to sleep. I am happy to be up early and read this and remember. I wrote and they are it. Wow some people are not people. They are angels.

    • Ericdierker profile imageAUTHOR

      Eric Dierker 

      5 years ago from Spring Valley, CA. U.S.A.

      Thanks much Shanmarie, we do have much to be thankful for.

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      Shannon Henry 

      5 years ago from Texas

      Aw, this is so sweet. She's a lucky lady. You both are to have each other.

      And, what a flashback you gave me with the music selection. Ha!

    • Ericdierker profile imageAUTHOR

      Eric Dierker 

      5 years ago from Spring Valley, CA. U.S.A.

      Thank you so much Joy56, I appreciate your reading and commenting.

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      Joy56 

      5 years ago

      so glad I found you...... love this piece of work, can't wait to read more...... very well done. Your honesty is refreshing......

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      epigramman 

      5 years ago

      that's my pensive look Sir Eric - I am thinking about all of the pretty girls who visit your page.

      Off to the hockey game now - I know how you feel - the Bruins beat my Leafs - just wrote a funny country 'n western song parody

      Have a great Saturday night.

      lake erie time 7:55pm

    • Ericdierker profile imageAUTHOR

      Eric Dierker 

      5 years ago from Spring Valley, CA. U.S.A.

      Hmmph, we out west here do not care about any team that would take it from our Kings. We are sore losers out here.

      We will take those high fives --- Hey wait, aren't they high fours? Did I say I like the new picture.

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      epigramman 

      5 years ago

      Lovely writer you are Sir Eric - you always humble me with your words and I learn from you everytime I arrive here and of course in your wise and often witty comments to me, lol.

      I am listening to an Irish composer John Field who sounds like Chopin and having a nice cuppa lemon ginseng tea and waiting for the 2nd game of the Stanley Cup finals tonight online - sending you a high five from two human hands and four furried paws courtesy of Colin, Gabe and Tiffy at lake erie time canada 4:45pm

    • Ericdierker profile imageAUTHOR

      Eric Dierker 

      5 years ago from Spring Valley, CA. U.S.A.

      Until my last breath! Thanks Lurana

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      Lurana Brown 

      5 years ago from Chicagoland, Illinois

      Starry-eyed romance, how beautiful!

    • Ericdierker profile imageAUTHOR

      Eric Dierker 

      5 years ago from Spring Valley, CA. U.S.A.

      Thanks much Michele it makes my day that you read and enjoyed.

    • Ericdierker profile imageAUTHOR

      Eric Dierker 

      5 years ago from Spring Valley, CA. U.S.A.

      Thanks Eddy, just visited you and the dogs, blessings are all around.

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      Michele Travis 

      5 years ago from U.S.A. Ohio

      Beautiful and poetic. Loved it. Your words are amazing.

      Oh, and I voted up.

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      Eiddwen 

      5 years ago from Wales

      Wonderful Eric and voted up.

      Eddy.

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      Gypsy Rose Lee 

      5 years ago from Riga, Latvia

      Voted up and beautiful. Enjoyed your poems and pics. Passing this on.

    • Cantuhearmescream profile image

      Cat 

      5 years ago from New York

      They, nor she ever will; that I'm sure (... and yes, I have the power to know :-)

    • Ericdierker profile imageAUTHOR

      Eric Dierker 

      5 years ago from Spring Valley, CA. U.S.A.

      Well spoken my good friend Cat. I hope neither they nor her ever take it back ;-)

    • Cantuhearmescream profile image

      Cat 

      5 years ago from New York

      Eric, this is so honestly beautiful! You did not steal her from the Heavens; she asked to go to you and the Heavens shared her.

      If you love it set free and if it comes back... don't ever let go!

      Cat

    • Ericdierker profile imageAUTHOR

      Eric Dierker 

      5 years ago from Spring Valley, CA. U.S.A.

      MsDora each day is made better by a visit and comment from you. You are a blessing.

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      Dora Weithers 

      5 years ago from The Caribbean

      What a beautiful expression of love! Even the heavens are proud of you.

    • Ericdierker profile imageAUTHOR

      Eric Dierker 

      5 years ago from Spring Valley, CA. U.S.A.

      Thank you much Haseena. And welcome to hubpages, may it be a blessing to you.

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      Haseena 

      5 years ago from India

      Really beautiful. Voted up and beautiful.

    • Ericdierker profile imageAUTHOR

      Eric Dierker 

      5 years ago from Spring Valley, CA. U.S.A.

      Theatre girl, time will tell, but any day they could return to the heavens so I guard each moment. Such is the life of a poor man chained to the angels.

    • Ericdierker profile imageAUTHOR

      Eric Dierker 

      5 years ago from Spring Valley, CA. U.S.A.

      This is the first time since our romance and engagement, I thought of such. Fate will tell this. Thank you lovely lady for the courage.

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      Jennifer 

      5 years ago from New Jersey

      Very beautiful and full of love....your lady and son are very lucky!

    • Ericdierker profile imageAUTHOR

      Eric Dierker 

      5 years ago from Spring Valley, CA. U.S.A.

      billy if only I could retreat into the love I feel, there would be no difference in anything, thank you

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      Kathryn 

      5 years ago from Manchester, Connecticut

      That is so sweet! I love the introduction, your inspiration for it. And all three parts of this poem are great. I love that the "heavenly body" decided to stay with you! I bet if you read this to her, she would swoon :)

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      Bill Holland 

      5 years ago from Olympia, WA

      Very nice, Eric! It sounds to me like you have a keeper there in your wife.

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