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My Love

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My Love

My love is gone, but he has not gone far.
I see his golden locks in waves of wheat,
the blaze of his blue eyes in each bright star;
in dewy blooms of red, his lips so sweet;
his smile in morning sun I rise to greet.
Oh, whether it be day or night, I swear
I see my wondrous lover everywhere!

His scent is with me too, for I inhale
him as I walk through woods of tall pine trees.
I taste him in fresh rain, and I can tell
that he is near me when a summer breeze
caresses me; my mind can be at ease!
For though he’s gone, I know my love will be
In beauty evermore surrounding me.

Written Feb. 1, 2014 by Andrea Dietrich
Motif: romantic

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  1. Date: 3/29/2014 4:07:00 PM
    Andrea, it's nice seeing this one on the winning list again... SKAT

  1. Date: 3/27/2014 12:05:00 PM
    My big congratulations on your first place, Andrea! Your tribute to your sweetheart echoes with bittersweetness...you must have loved him very deeply. I take the liberty to quote some lines from one of my poems," The truest love can never end and through loss: we realize the immensity of devotion. " Thank you for your comments. Best Wishes, Andrew.

    Dietrich Avatar Andrea Dietrich
    Date: 3/27/2014 7:35:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    not sure you will read this, Andrew, but it's totally fictional. I have not lost anyone like this in my life. I just imagined having such a great love that even after death, I would see him in everything!
  1. Date: 3/25/2014 10:40:00 PM
    This is a very tender and loving tribute to someone who is gone, but not forgotten. This definitely deserved the top spot in the contest! A truly beautiful write, Andrea. Congratulations on your win, as well!...Thank you for the kind congrats on my poem. :)

  1. Date: 3/25/2014 12:06:00 PM
    Fantastic write, Andrea! Definitely deserved a first place win! Congrats! This is going in my favs! Love, Kim

  1. Date: 3/25/2014 2:29:00 AM
    Congrats on this beautiful write and win. We never lose them. Stay strong. Ron

  1. Date: 3/24/2014 5:09:00 PM
    Hi Andrea, This could have tipped into raw painful memories but you have wisely kept that in check and revel happily in a love zoned state. Congrats on your fine win. Regards Theresa xx

  1. Date: 3/23/2014 10:54:00 PM
    Andrea. You are SO one of my favorite Soup writers. This was beautiful, and a colorful memorial to one lost, but not gone.Beautiful write....Grats on the win. /i\

  1. Date: 3/23/2014 9:57:00 PM
    Andrea, you really are a very special writer.. Congrats on your first place!

  1. Date: 3/23/2014 9:05:00 PM
    Congratulations on a fine win with this awesome poem, andrea

  1. Date: 3/23/2014 6:47:00 AM
    Well done on you win Tony

  1. Date: 3/22/2014 6:04:00 PM
    Congrats on the first place. This is plain, raw romance one would wish to have in a lover!

  1. Date: 3/22/2014 5:48:00 PM
    Romantic it is .....!! Is he too good to be true??? LOL !!! I hope not ! Congrats again ...a number 1 !!

    Dietrich Avatar Andrea Dietrich
    Date: 3/23/2014 10:39:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    of course it is, sweetie. It's just fiction! But it is the ideal I think we all aspire to. to love someone this much even when they are gone of passed on, we can feel them around us.
  1. Date: 3/22/2014 5:31:00 PM
    Truly sweet Andrea. Congratulations. Love, Joyce

  1. Date: 3/22/2014 2:41:00 PM
    One from three: Congrats! You awesome Mirs. D ;-) Elly

  1. Date: 3/22/2014 2:40:00 PM
    - Andrea, congratulations on your fine winning poem in the contest: "February or March 2014 Poem" / / / / Sponsored by: Giorgio A. V. - oxox // Anne-Lise :)

  1. Date: 3/22/2014 1:58:00 PM
    This is beautiful... Congratulations on your 1st place win... Verlena

  1. Date: 3/17/2014 4:26:00 AM
    Sooooo lovely dear! This shows the inner beauty of your heart and mind! I feel jealous of such a lover who has got such a loving and faithful beloved. I wish I were that lover, hhhhhhhhh. Thanks for sharing it! Love, Aejaz

  1. Date: 2/27/2014 8:05:00 AM
    Yes , Love is immortal . Everywhere love is smiling . Best wishes from India .

  1. Date: 2/26/2014 10:05:00 PM
    You're all over the winning page Andrea... way to go! SKAt

  1. Date: 2/21/2014 7:00:00 AM
    That is one heck of a lover!!! The man has you seeing him in wheat!! lol This is wonderfully romantic Andie; what beautiful words you've weaved into sensual patterns.

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