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Poem: Thoughts of You

Updated on September 17, 2012

The inspiration for this poem is from personal knowledge of being a part from the one you love. This is mainly because of a job that entails that type of separation (e.g. military deployment). I hope that you will enjoy this interpretation of those heartfelt feelings that are known by many who are involved in this type of relationship.

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Looking out the bay window with no one around,

Observing the fall leaves slowly descending upon the ground,

There is a still calmness,

That surrounds my entire being,

There is a peaceful quietness,

Which cascades like a small river stream.

My thoughts reflect of yesterday,

Memories forever engraved,

The smiles, lightheartedness and love,

You are my angel sent from heaven above.

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As I glance from the window to the fireplace,

Pictures of you and I stand tall,

The lounge chair where you usually sit is empty,

This is destined to be a long, lonely fall.

I understand the work that you have to do,

Accepted that when I chose this life with you,

Knowing that we would have to be apart,

Always holding on to the tremendous love in our hearts.

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Your assignment has taken you far away,

But my thoughts are with you each and every day,

I will keep holding on and praying,

Until the day that you return home.

Now I glance back out the window,

Watching the autumn leaves fall once again,

Taking a brief moment I close my eyes,

Vividly see your handsome face and bright smile,

Knowing that you will be back home after a little while.

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      Unique Hiram 4 years ago from Midwest

      Thanks Rosemay50, I'm glad that you enjoyed reading it.

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      Rosemary Sadler 4 years ago from Hawkes Bay - NewZealand

      A beautiful longing for a loved one to be there beside you. Goegeous poem

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