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What Ever Happens

Can you make my heart laugh when I don`t wanna
Yes you can..
Can you bring smile when all I wanna do is cry?
Yes you can..

I know where Im coming from
But I will never know what it would lead up to
A touch from heaven would be nice
So do your best..roll the dice

Can you make me smile when life gets too tough
Yes you can..
Can you wash away my guilt,transform it into innosence
Yes you can..

If I could feel the score of living hard and fast
Would I still live it out or stop?
A free fall from high above,hurts like hell
So keep on living..there`s always something better at the other end
Work your way through to reach it..shortcuts not allowed

Can I make you smile when you don`t wanna?
Yes I can..
Can I dry your tears when life`s in a downslope?
Yes I can..

Whatever happens
Never lay down and suffer in silence
Keep the faith in what you`ll make it all the way through
I knock on the door of a empty house..people who lived there are dead and gone
Fill it up with laughter and joy again..pound the walls with living souls again
And if someone drops you by my worries
I will drag you inside,place you infront of my fireplace and warm your bones

By the end of the day life goes on
Yes it does..
Even if your strings are not tuned,still sounds like music to me
Yes it does..

March 24th 2012

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  1. Date: 12/4/2012 7:59:00 AM
    Rereading this one. One of your best! I should write a song called clicking around. I click click click and cannot find a poem of yours I have not read. haha. Let me know if I have passed up a goodie of yours, Arild. Luv, Andrea

  1. Date: 6/29/2012 12:09:00 PM
    Hi Arild have'nt seen much new from you lately, but this is a treat two people pulling together great write, all the best Owen

  1. Date: 4/7/2012 2:07:00 PM
    nicely done

  1. Date: 4/2/2012 6:04:00 PM
    Awesome verse!!! Always, Laura

  1. Date: 3/29/2012 8:55:00 PM
    wonderful write Arild, love the questioning and answering with conviction. A poem of faith and love

  1. Date: 3/27/2012 2:13:00 PM
    love the way you handled this with such heartfelt phrases and great squence of thpught arild.. smooth flow... best of luck and hugggs! :)

  1. Date: 3/27/2012 1:52:00 PM
    Arild, love your poem, full of many wonderful lines.

  1. Date: 3/27/2012 10:12:00 AM
    I have a feeling you could make anyone pliable Arild; great happpenings in this poem, the give and take is what makes the world go round! Luv, Elizabeth :)

  1. Date: 3/27/2012 7:02:00 AM
    yes it have music in my head right now!! thank you!

  1. Date: 3/26/2012 10:18:00 PM
    WOWZERS, Arild. this is ONE good poem, man. I would bet it scores high. I sure hope so!!!

  1. Date: 3/26/2012 8:07:00 PM
    a precious piece of creativity Arild.. stunning imagery and wise inclinations of the hereafter luv.. thankxx for all your sweet sentiments to me.. so appreciate..

  1. Date: 3/26/2012 1:00:00 PM
    arild, the imagery is simply enriching and uplifting... love the phrasing of this floating write...yes!..:) huggs!

  1. Date: 3/26/2012 11:16:00 AM
    very positive piece - who is the you in this? your wife? your ending is super sweet :)

    Ertsland Avatar Arild Andresen Ertsland
    Date: 3/26/2012 11:20:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    its fictive,but the you in this write goes for those in need of a uplifting hand:-)
  1. Date: 3/25/2012 10:14:00 PM
    wait,,wait... that is not all...

  1. Date: 3/25/2012 10:13:00 PM
    Arlid, hi! hi!...I'm kind of happy tonight... Almost myself... if you are wondering why..check out my last blog.. and if you are not wondering why... still check out my last blog... ha ha... ;-)~ You know what effect love has on one... the affect of wanting when not wanting. lol... makes no sense.. yes it does.. Arlid, if you are willing to drag one in front of the fireplace,, you are worth every tune one can compose for you.... ..take care and have yourself a good night~LUV*PD

  1. Date: 3/25/2012 1:25:00 PM
    Enjoyed reading this afternoon..I am glad that I chose this one..Sara

  1. Date: 3/25/2012 4:58:00 AM
    Awesome Arild.. From one with twangy strings this is great xxx Hugs

  1. Date: 3/25/2012 2:09:00 AM
    A gem filled with so much hope and promise that no matter what you will always be there.. A stunning message especially for today Arild.. Hope your day will be a great one ;) love & hugs Wilma

  1. Date: 3/24/2012 6:19:00 PM
    Exciting writing Arild. Thnk you for reading and commenting. Love, Joyce

  1. Date: 3/24/2012 5:16:00 PM
    Excellent writing, I enjoyed reading your poem Arild. Love, Carol