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Can the abstract be touched

Updated on November 08, 2012

is pain only physical

beautiful but prickly.
beautiful but prickly.

Sorrow is tangible

Cuts like a knife

An icy hand grasping your heart

Dragging you down to despair.

Despair can kill you

Don't let it happen.

Melt that ice of your tangible sorrow

Turning your face to the light......

Look up to the sunlight

See the blue skyline

No, It's not easy, grief can be heavy

Weighing you down like iron

But love is more powerful,

Love lifts you up.

Love also is tangible when it is strong

Stronger than iron or steel.

Nothing compares to the power of love

You can soar like an eagle again.

Yes sorrow is tangible

But SO IS LOVE

Hold tight !

Look up !

Love conquers all...............

Love never fails......


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      Tony McGregor 7 years ago from South Africa

      "Amor vincit omnia..."! Learnt that when I first read Chaucer so long ago! Thanks for the reminder

      Love and peace

      Tony

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      Dim Flaxenwick 7 years ago from Great Britain

      Thanks for reading my tiny effort to express how I felt recently. Anyone who reads Chaucer has my admiration. Thanks Tony

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      Ten Blogger 7 years ago

      That's very nice and positive thoughts... Reminds me of Bette Midler's - "Did you ever know that you're my hero,

      and everything I would like to be?

      I can fly higher than an eagle,

      for you are the wind beneath my wings."

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      Dim Flaxenwick 7 years ago from Great Britain

      Thank you ten blogger. That song is one of my favourites.

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      Run Down Battery 7 years ago from UK

      I sincerely admire your optomism and you're obvious fortune, good luch!

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      Dim Flaxenwick 7 years ago from Great Britain

      Thank you for yor comment, although I am at a bit of a loss to understand what you think is 'my good fortune'

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      James A Watkins 7 years ago from Chicago

      Love! Yes indeed, Love conquers all. Thanks for the excellent poem.

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      Dim Flaxenwick 7 years ago from Great Britain

      Thank you James. Your encouragement is inspiring for me.

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      Fehl Dungo 7 years ago from close to you...

      beautiful..love is powerful indeed

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      Dim Flaxenwick 7 years ago from Great Britain

      Thank you blaise25. Glad you liked it.

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      myawn 7 years ago from Florida

      very pretty love is all indeed

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      Dim Flaxenwick 7 years ago from Great Britain

      Thank you myawn. That kitten of yours is so pretty too.

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      Micky Dee 7 years ago

      I agree with you and Tonymac as well-"Amor vincit omnia..."!

      Also- "Expergiscere et coffeam olface.- Wake up and smell the coffee." Just a little fun- Thanks Dim Flaxenwick!

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      Dim Flaxenwick 7 years ago from Great Britain

      I'm afraid my latin is not quite as good as Tonymacs' or yours.

      Wake up and smell the coffee sounds good to me. Hee Hee.

      Love your comments and your hubs, Thanks, Dim.

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      Moulik Mistry 7 years ago from Burdwan, West Bengal, India

      So well expressed, lovely poem - I'll come back to read more...

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      Dim Flaxenwick 7 years ago from Great Britain

      Thank you very much, Moulik. Pleased to meet you on hubpages

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      epigramman 6 years ago

      ...the labor of love in your hubs has conquered me!!!!

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      Dim Flaxenwick 6 years ago from Great Britain

      That´s nice to hear.... Thank you.

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