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The keeper of my Heart: A poem

Updated on February 8, 2013
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Anan is an online blogger and private consultant since 2009 in the areas of relationships and interfaith spirituality.

Keeper Of My Heart

On a dark rainy day

as the sun hid in a cloud

you found me broken,in pain.

With one smile,one word

you chased the rain away.


You showed me how to smile

You taught me how to believe

for I have already forgotten

The miracle and joy of love.


Where does love go when is broken?

To the healing hands of time; you say.

Where scars become a badge of honor

and a true testament of faith in God's eyes.


As I opened my arms and heart

to let you into this life of mine

exposing what is left of me.

In the ruins of a soul taken apart.


Keep me close to your heart my love.

Keep me sacred,keep me safe.

I don't need nothing that gold can buy

just the certainty and holy peace

of knowing that you're the keeper of my heart.




Ananceleste ©2013

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      Caelyn 

      3 years ago

      Very valid, pithy, succnict, and on point. WD.

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      Sueswan 

      5 years ago

      Hi Anan,

      "Keep me close to your heart my love.

      Keep me sacred,keep me safe.

      I don't need nothing that gold can buy

      just the certainty and holy peace

      of knowing that you're the keeper of my heart."

      A beautiful poem of God's love. Voted up and sharing

      God bless

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      Dianna Mendez 

      5 years ago

      This is a beautiful poem. I love the words on how scares become a badge of honor. Through pain we learn to know true love and beauty. Very nice.

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      dreamseeker2 

      5 years ago

      Wow! Beautiful poem! : ) voted up, for sure!

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      Randi Benlulu 

      5 years ago from Mesa, AZ

      This is absolutely beautiful! Thank you for sharing! Up, awesome and beautiful!

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      Anan Celeste 

      5 years ago from California

      Thank you James-wolve;

      This has been the best compliment I have had, Pablo Neruda was my grandmother's favorite poet. I had forgot about his poetry. You made me blush with your words.Thank you!

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      Anan Celeste 

      5 years ago from California

      Thanks Debbie.

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      Tijani Achamlal 

      5 years ago from Morocco

      Wow This is very romantic ,touching and profound.Best part for me:

      exposing what is left of me.

      In the ruins of a soul taken apart.

      Keep me close to your heart my love.

      Keep me sacred,keep me safe.

      I don't need nothing that gold can buy

      just the certainty and holy peace

      of knowing that you're the keeper of my heart

      I like this poem.It reminds me somehow of Pablo Neruda s style but here is something different.It is your own style.Thanks so much for writing this masterpiece.I voted up.

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      Deborah Brooks Langford 

      5 years ago from Brownsville,TX

      Anan this is simply beautiful.. I am sharing

      deb

    • ananceleste profile imageAUTHOR

      Anan Celeste 

      5 years ago from California

      Thank you guys.

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      Movie Master 

      5 years ago from United Kingdom

      So beautiful!!

      Excellent work, a big vote up from me.

      Best wishes Lesley

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      Gypsy Rose Lee 

      5 years ago from Riga, Latvia

      Voted up and beautiful. Wonderful poem. Enjoyed.

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      Anan Celeste 

      5 years ago from California

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      Ghaelach

      Thank you so much for your kind words. Blessings!

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      Ghaelach 

      5 years ago

      Morning Anan.

      Such a beautiful poem and photo's.

      A poem about the keeper of your heart, and I think you are the keeper of the LOVE poem.

      Thank you Anan for sharing the beauty of your words of love.

      Take care and have a wonderful weekend.

      LOL Ghaelach

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      Martin Kloess 

      5 years ago from San Francisco

      Nice work. As tender as its meaning. Thank you

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      Sushmita 

      5 years ago from Kolkata, India

      That's a very uniquely expressed sentiment- keeper of my heart! How sweet love must be when given away for safe keepingt'. ..

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      cleaner3 

      5 years ago

      Ananceleste, this is beautiful expression from the womaninside of you , great work .

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      Jo Alexis-Hagues 

      5 years ago from Lincolnshire, U.K

      ananceleste, Beautiful poem, when love is broken, it does need the healing hands of time. Well done.

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      Anan Celeste 

      5 years ago from California

      Than you so much Minnetonka twin!

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      Linda Rogers 

      5 years ago from Minnesota

      Such a romantic poem on finding that person that makes us feel safe and loved. This would be a great poem for your valentine on Valentine's Day. Hit many buttons and voted up.

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      Anan Celeste 

      5 years ago from California

      Thank you dghrh!

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      deergha 

      5 years ago from ...... a place beyond now and beyond here !!!

      Awesome.....uhhhhh you are sure keeper of feeling. Well done. vote++++

      and shared tooo:-)

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