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My Everything

I'm on the edge of my seat
with one foot out the door
leaving everything behind
as i look back once more...

I see my entire life...
and everything it could be
I see my everything
falling away from me

everything I want 
is hidden within your eyes
to live life with you
is worth a million tries

to see you smile just once
is my goal of the day
to live, to laugh, to love
in the most simple way

I look into the past expecting only darkness
yet to my surprise I see a flame burning strong
I sit back in my seat and start to think...
maybe... wow... just maybe... I was wrong.

our eyes may be an illusion
but a heart never lies
the day we met...
even the angels cried

as we played in their tears 
I fell head over heels
as I thought to myself...
this is how true love feels

with one foot out the door
I look back once more...
all I see is you... my everything.

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  1. Date: 9/9/2010 10:43:00 AM
    Congratulations Mike on your win in Tavarus Moreland's contest "Is She The One". Love, Carol

  1. Date: 9/3/2010 1:47:00 PM
    Congrats Mike on your HM in Tavarus's contest.. awesome write.. wonderful win.. enjoy your honor..with luv..

  1. Date: 7/23/2010 6:14:00 AM
    Mike wow a beautiful piece...I loved it...Allie

  1. Date: 6/22/2010 9:49:00 PM
    I love this one, it's so sweet and the way you started and ended it was great, enjoyed this one....P.D.

  1. Date: 6/22/2010 8:07:00 AM
    nice to remember the good times...memory does fail so enjoy it! Light & Love and I'd sure love an entry from you in my contest! It's about all the different faiths around the world! Check out my blog!

  1. Date: 6/22/2010 7:04:00 AM
    It is a pleasure to be reading your poetry this morning Mike. Wishing you a wonderful day filled with an overload of inspiration. Hoping you will challenge yourself to use all the inspiration which you may receive today. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 6/22/2010 4:55:00 AM
    Nice thoughts on love and its yearning