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I have been reborn for my life had been
Broken , shattered, and torn.
No future could I see
Till the day you came into me.

You opened my eyes to everything around
Including the people “ I had put down”.
You opened my heart to other peoples feelings
And left my mind completely reeling.

How could I have been so cold , so ruthless
To others needs, and on their sorrows I did feed.
I thought by climbing the ladder of success
I had to put down all the rest.

Then in a dream I saw myself being lowered
Down into the ground , and not one friend
Or family member to be found.
There was not one tear shed for me
Because of the way I used to be.

I woke up in a cold sweat, my hands 
were trembling ,My eyes were wet.
I had cried in that dream
For my life I had seen.

I fell to my knees and started to cry
When I felt you by my side.
I asked you : “if when I ask a question
And it was your will
If in my body I’d feel a chill.”

You gave me the answers to change my life around
And in you - a new life I had found.

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  1. Date: 6/15/2012 12:50:00 PM
    So touching write Louis - This is a beautiful written poem, thank you. - Have a lovely weekend. - oxox love Anne-Lise

  1. Date: 6/14/2012 8:23:00 PM
    Beautiful Louis...Oh my God! A Fav for sure..I know the feeling of the chill.And having your eyes opened...Seeing the world thru different eyes almost... Tears of joy my friend :*) I also put you into that (Powers Out) poem I wrote...errr...We wrote. haha I hope you enjoy it? Thanks for the help...I put 3 other poets into it...Because I couldn't decide. Hope you don't mind the word switching?

  1. Date: 6/14/2012 7:06:00 PM
    O.M.G. Louis; This poem made me cry. It really touches the heart and soul. Thanks for sharing. May God bless you today, tomorrow and always. Lucilla

    rams Avatar louis rams
    Date: 6/14/2012 7:44:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    thank you so much lucilla because now i know that the words he gave to me was the words that was meant to be. your comments inspire.
  1. Date: 6/11/2012 10:00:00 AM
    My blood shares a similar feel! May you be blessed!

    rams Avatar louis rams
    Date: 6/14/2012 7:45:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    thank you brother steven for those words.