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Softly She Cries (poem)

Updated on February 2, 2015

There by the river softly she cries

Glorious sunshines echo through skies

As sweet scented breeze carries her sighs

And each passing wave whispers goodbyes

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Was clear in each glance he loved her so

No sorrow no pain ever she’d know

The reason for day her special glow

He promised this Joy never would go

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They’re kissing again came angel cries

Their laughter was taste all came to know

Was it the moon or was it their glow

That touched weary world blesséd goodbyes

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Was ever a love perfect as so

Their dreams the sunshine filling the skies

Enchantment of evenings thrilled by their sighs

Who knew that such times ever would go

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One day the river heard their goodbyes

Her rich memories blossomed Joy’s sighs

Mid pure happiness written in skies

There by the river softly she cries

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      wildove5 4 years ago from Cumberland, R.I.

      That's beautiful! I love the picture too! voted up!

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      kjforce 4 years ago from Florida

      Mhatter99..funny how we cry when we are happy and cry when we are sad...yet they are the same tears....beautiful poem

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      Faith Reaper 4 years ago from southern USA

      Mh, such an exceptionally lovely poem. Yes, we must enjoy each moment, as we never know when it will be no more. Interesting and lovely imagery. Always loved that beautiful song. Very lovely video.

      Voted up ++++ and sharing

      God bless. In His Love, Faith Reaper

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      Tijani Achamlal 4 years ago from Morocco

      There by the river softly she cries...Wow What a beautiful poem !We must enjoy every moment we have. Because in life, there are no rewinds, only flashbacks. Let s all of us make sure it's all worth it.I love the picture.I voted up

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      Devika Primić 4 years ago from Dubrovnik, Croatia

      Every moment counts so make the best life

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      acaetnna 4 years ago from Guildford

      Simply perfect. Very beautiful too. Always enjoy every moment, that is how we should live and this poem says it all.

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      Shauna L Bowling 4 years ago from Central Florida

      Very beautiful yet sad at the same time. I love the soft, gentle tone of this poem.

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      DJ Anderson 4 years ago

      Softly and elegantly some memories haunt us, without end.

      Beautiful write, Mh.

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      Deb Hirt 4 years ago from Stillwater, OK

      Martin, memories that we hold can cause both joys and sorrows. You have captured both so well and beautifully.

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      Ruby Jean Fuller 4 years ago from Southern Illinois

      Beautifully penned in your own loving way. Thank you Martin...

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