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As my hands reach out before me
It touches nothing but air
Where have you gone my love?
My heart, it sings for you
But you are not there to hear it
Where have you gone my love?
Have I descended upon the barren moon,
Where desert sands seem my outlook?
Have I wandered a lonely path,
Where night greets me with solitude?
Come back, grab my hand,
Listen to my heart and then
Listen to your heart
For it will be then
That neither of us will be …alone

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  1. Date: 3/9/2009 5:35:00 PM
    This is so heartfelt, Michael. I love the title. Sometimes the best solution is to forget everything else and listen to your heart. Excellent piece! Love, Robin

  1. Date: 3/9/2009 3:19:00 PM
    Hi, Michael! Your poem sets the night on sadness, but hope can never be meaningless! Every day that hope must be kept alive...only then we can believe in miracles! Good luck with your poem and thanks for your commenting on mine. Warms Regards, Andrew.

  1. Date: 3/9/2009 12:22:00 PM
    Love the last line in this poem. Interesting slant on the topic. Fitting title. The imagery conveys your thoughts in a creative way. Thank you for your kind words regarding my poem. Have a nice day. Karen

  1. Date: 3/9/2009 12:14:00 PM
    As I have said again and agian you express romance so well in your writing. It is wonderful to see the hope that true love and romance still exist in the world and the hearts of others, this makes me know I am not alone. This is one of the many reasons you are on my favorite poet list. Thank you for sharing. Smiles from Lolita

  1. Date: 3/9/2009 9:54:00 AM
    very well written-- nice poem

  1. Date: 3/9/2009 6:56:00 AM
    How lovely.....this is one to make the heart sing! ~ A beautiful way to start the day! ~ Carrie

  1. Date: 3/9/2009 6:47:00 AM
    Michael I think this poem is one of the best I have read in a while - It touched my soul very deeply and reminds me of when my wife and I first met - And of course the ending is a beautiful reality - God Bless, into my favs, MJ

  1. Date: 3/9/2009 6:11:00 AM
    I love this beautiful little poem. *^_^* "have I descended on the barren moon where desert sands seem my outlook?" This is awsome. Love Christie

  1. Date: 3/9/2009 5:30:00 AM
    Never alone such romantic words of love. Nice Michael.