Saturday, June 20, 2015

You too have gone



Winter wind whistles
All the leaves have now fallen
And you too have gone

You were my summer
That glorious warmth of my life
With such sweet perfume

How game we were then
Nude of the deserted beach
How we bathed and laughed

We explored the world
And discovered each other
Guided by our love

I still breathe you in
After so many long years
My tears flow freely

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24 comments:

  1. a beautiful poem of remembrance when memory is in the everlasting summer....

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  2. The tears somehow melted into the sea...perhaps like the waves your being together will be eternal..i hope all good things come after sadness

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  3. The lines your wrote remind me of Neruda's own sad lines in "Tonight I Can Write":

    Love is so short, forgetting is so long. / Because through nights like this one, I held her in my arms. / My soul is not satisfied that it has lost her.

    Different styles yet same feelings of sadness & longing you both conjure through your lines. I like this!

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  4. such loss is hard to bear. we live on and our lost loved ones live on in us so long as we remember them.

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  5. This is such a beautiful & poignant piece... to lose someone you love so dearly can be excruciating.. and all we are left with are memories.. which help us move on.

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  6. Take heart. (That's what Teddy Bears are for.)

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  7. "I still breathe you in after so many years" Sigh!! Nice big sigh!

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  8. The sadness triggered by the memories is palpable. Hopefully the tears will help relieve the sadness for a time.

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  9. I think the sadness in the sweetness tells what real love is.

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  10. Very touching ending...still those precious memories keep us going ~

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  11. A summer love is hard to forget it lingers with each breath, but there can still be a winter love that comes in the from of a snowflake drifting from the heaven..

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  12. i know that feeling of remeberance

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  13. Your words touched my heart and brought tears, Robin. "You were my summer." She was gone too soon. Beautiful poem, my friend.

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  14. You have endless and refreshing ways of pointing to love and loss. I know these poems contribute to the vividness of memory. Much love.

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  15. Oh Robin the love and longing touched by sadness....beautiful!

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  16. "I still breathe you in after so many long years"---oomph....that cuts right through to the heart.

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  17. The joy expressed in the last stanza is awesome.

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  18. Very much your style Robin. I luv your romantic pieces. Thanks for dropping in at my Sunday Lime

    Much love...

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  19. "I still breathe you in after so many long years" - that hurt Old Egg! Each line has so much depth, I am in love with this one! Thank you for sharing.

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  20. This is beautiful. The longing, memories, grief are expressed in such a loving and lovely way.

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  21. O, this is very romantic...'You were my summer', style reminds me the songs of French singer Joe Dessen...like the use of nouns as verbs....very nostalgic..

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  22. Sounds idyllic. But they never last, do they.

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