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She wrote to me

           She Wrote To Me

My secret lover I left you 5 years ago I could not take it anymore I had 
to fill my emptiness without you since I left I would cut out my heart 
every night & in the morning its full again. 
I got married to a rich noble politician thinking I can forget you I made 
myself well known here in London as a musician playing the piano in 
my own theater every night. 

The theater was full the sound of my piano was known to everybody 
living all over London due to my husbands political involvement in the 
area for many years the whole theater would be booked.

My entrance was always approached with loud voices cheering till I give 
the sign of performing .That specific night i was in a very determined 
mood to involve my audience listen to the sound of my piano around 
and everywhere the lights were on me already but no sign to begin 
waiting for another noble to make his entry in the front row.

I was wearing that long dress in black and white strapless the one I had 
worn on our first date doing my best to belong to my audience tonight 
while craving to catch a glimpse of your existence live standing opposite 
me the way we were your place was empty but not in my heart.

The audience were standing up clapping waiting impatiently to listen to 
what they had already known music from the tip of my fingers will allow a pause through their breathing.

The lights dimmed no introduction was needed I was going to play an old
tune from the 80`s called Feelings remember when we danced to that tune I am dedicating this musical evening to you my love my first lover before we were obliged to be separated due to family upbringing.

That same evening tragedy stole my expectations of living a love to 
perform an absolute change of a physical identity a living spirit awaiting 
to be executed when suddenly I collapsed unconscious on stage my fingers 
were numb my blood betrayed my heart. 

It was a heart attack paralyzing me on the left side cure or no cure 
is still unknown that had left me scarred when witnessing my dreams 
shatter in disrepair.
I have been forced retirement at a prime age left with no choice 
hide behind the shadows of the twilight abdicate my thrown 
to an unknown.

Escape was a forgotten word before this chute as an invalid carcass today 
my escape to the cottage was essential maybe a celestial miracle would prevail.

The cottage by the deep sea will become my quarantine from what was an enlighten world to a world of darkness, my retirement was a runaway from 
the mockery of mankind who might disperse my dissipated soul.

My shutters are unclosed as their usage was worthless brightness 
obscurity made no difference to me in that room.
The ocean view struck me by its calmness, huge waves were 
not prepared to release their passion and splash on the shore to bring 
forth their own melody.

I went for a walk walking like in a dream a dream with no feelings of body 
and soul the moon provided me to detect another lonely shadow of a stranger yet this time it was the shadow of a lost fish wavering on the sand nearly lifeless, our eyes met needed to be rescued I said to myself even not feeling my withered hand I bent down kindly carried it and threw it back to life what a wonderful sensation. You will do that to me my darling, I will wait.

My decision to escape to the un inhibited cottage was a knowledgeable 
step as only seclusion and spiritual wounds would heal to prompt a new attitude that will lessen my sorrow inspire my moral to long for 
a tomorrow differing than a yesterday. 

Stand by me today, my awakening will hoist a sparkling light of recovery 
during this long coming journey. Intentionally I am your free woman.
Here I will sleep now until destiny will allow both of us to cure and leave our fears behind with our past, together venture back to where we belong. 
I loved you and still love you. Me!

Therese Bacha

Copyright © Therese Bacha

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  1. Date: 3/9/2013 9:25:00 AM
    Sad tale, wonderfully written... Terry (good luck in the contest)

    Bacha Avatar Therese Bacha
    Date: 3/9/2013 10:50:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Long time i did not see you, thank you so much, i know i love to long poetry . Have a nice weekend. Terry xoxo
  1. Date: 2/19/2013 8:41:00 PM
    dear sweet Terry,,, this is so amazing... very enjoyed your great talent <3 <3 <3 all the best :) much luv and hugs :)

    Bacha Avatar Therese Bacha
    Date: 2/19/2013 9:57:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Sukmawa, a very elegant name, a strong personality i felt from your poems.....thank you so much for your visit....we will stay in touch......good nite. Love Terry xoxo
  1. Date: 2/19/2013 6:10:00 PM
    Terry, this is AWESOME,,,, I'm getting so jealous,,,,, I've missed reading your words. Thank you for reading " I call Your Name" xoxoxo ;}

    Bacha Avatar Therese Bacha
    Date: 2/19/2013 9:58:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Debbie , here you are, thank you , for your visit, we will wee each other tomorrow....Love Terry xoxo
  1. Date: 2/18/2013 9:41:00 AM
    That song feelings definitely belongs to lovers..Your poem transmits sentiment..forbidden passions and love si edll.I just love your creative pen dear..Charma

    Bacha Avatar Therese Bacha
    Date: 2/18/2013 10:24:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry give me a very strong energy to continue writing, your words are so deep and sincere...Thank you..Love Terry xoxo
  1. Date: 2/17/2013 10:33:00 AM
    Terry; This is awesome. I love every bit of it. I remember that song feelings so well. It was very popular. Thanks for reading my poetry. Lucilla

    Bacha Avatar Therese Bacha
    Date: 2/18/2013 10:29:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    My dearest friend, you lightened up my night with the lovely choices of the juke box, Lucy i was so so touched by your feelings, by your jest to stand by me during my pain of missing my kids...i will cherish your friendship..Love Terry xoxo
    Bacha Avatar Therese Bacha
    Date: 2/17/2013 11:20:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Hi Lucy, i missed your presence, i am so happy to have all of you around me, i was sick for quite a while high blood pressure, but today is great, i feel really good.....Thank you so much....much love Terry xoxo
  1. Date: 2/17/2013 9:33:00 AM
    EXTRAORDINARY my Montreal friend! Beautifully written... a keeper! Big hugs, Jack xox

    Bacha Avatar Therese Bacha
    Date: 2/17/2013 10:21:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thank you Jack so much... i will be reading more of your poems.....have a wonderful Sunday...Love Terry xoxo
  1. Date: 2/16/2013 2:11:00 AM
    Terry, this is a very absorbing read, I wish I could play a piano, excellent...David

    Bacha Avatar Therese Bacha
    Date: 2/16/2013 7:21:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thank you David, so nice of you to pass by.......have a wonderful weekend......Terry xoxo
  1. Date: 2/14/2013 5:13:00 PM
    This is an epic write and an extrordinary piece. You held me from beginning to end and I like the twist of self discovery. When we come to love ourselves it is only then that we have a glimpse of what God sees in us. Many will never realize how truly Loveable they are. This is a wonderful poem, you should be proud of your work.

    Bacha Avatar Therese Bacha
    Date: 2/14/2013 5:39:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    I really do appreciate a lot your comments for my is an honor for me that you gave all those beautiful comments, it encourages me a lot..and i see you winning many contests, and you are everywhere...Thank you so much Terry
  1. Date: 2/13/2013 12:02:00 PM
    It's a very good story Terry ...... a novel - When will your book comming.... or have you already written books? - BRAVO - - Have a lovely day. - oxox / / Anne-Lise :)

    Bacha Avatar Therese Bacha
    Date: 2/13/2013 12:25:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thank you Anne, no i did not write a book, i am being encouraged that my writing is liked by the poetry members, so maybe one day i would think about it....for the time being i am depending on all of you when anybody has time to pass by..thank you Terry xoxo
  1. Date: 2/13/2013 9:56:00 AM
    This is a marvelous poem & story which I extremely enj0yed reading my dear friend Therese. I'm so glad to read this heartfelt write of yours and I admire you so much for not only as a great poet but also a great pianist , very talented and strong woman as well. I can relate a little bit here. Thank you so much for sharing and your precious time stopping by reading and leaving the very wonderful comments on my poems. Have a HAPPY Valentines! Wish you all the best esp. this Hearts Day! love, LG

    Bacha Avatar Therese Bacha
    Date: 2/13/2013 11:30:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    When will come and listen to me playing the Piano??? you are so cute.....i am glad you liked my very very long poem/ to happy valentine all year round.....Love Terry xoxo
  1. Date: 2/12/2013 8:32:00 PM
    Terry; This is a great story/poem. It is sad and and with deep feelings. Thanks for sharing. Lucilla

    Bacha Avatar Therese Bacha
    Date: 2/12/2013 9:22:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Hi Lucilla, Yes i am going backwards in my poems/story/ living a little more in the past....sometimes it helps to shed some tears.....thank you so much..Love Terry xoxo
  1. Date: 2/12/2013 11:17:00 AM
    Great story in poetic form..Enjoyed reading this afteroon..Is this based on truth?..Thanks for your visit to my work..Sara

    Bacha Avatar Therese Bacha
    Date: 2/12/2013 2:35:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thank you Sara, I had a lot of friends in my country......the basic story is true and i added more to form a poem.....all my poems mostly have a lot of truth...and fiction..... i had a very living social past, that i always wanted to put them in writing.....and here i am.....I see your name a lot in the do a great job in writing......keep it up...Love Terry xoxo
  1. Date: 2/12/2013 10:56:00 AM
    such wonderful poetry prowess you have Terry, this is a amzing story, one which i read twice, and loved every word....

    Bacha Avatar Therese Bacha
    Date: 2/12/2013 2:37:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Harry my friend.....thank you for your are so sincere in your comments love that......its nice when i feel i am new, yet i have social friends who you do......Love Terry xoxo
  1. Date: 2/11/2013 4:43:00 PM
    Terry, this was a great story telling taking the part of this talented woman longing for her lost love. You should write a novel, my friend. have you tried? I got your little note from facebook and I look forward to hearing from you again. keep up with your poetry. I hope you get more and more comments. Luv, Andrea

    Bacha Avatar Therese Bacha
    Date: 2/11/2013 4:45:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Hi Andrea Thank you for being here for me....i will write to you soon.......Love Terry