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Below is the poem of the day entitled Can I Lay By Your Side --Contest which was written by poet Tim Smith.

Can I Lay By Your Side --Contest

Can I lay by your side? next to you? Can you comfort a fallen man's cries? cries so true? Mother Mary can you put in a good word as another child weeps? Will you lend a helping hand lulling bad times off to sleep? Without her next to me how can I be? how can I breathe? As I lay her down and my heart no longer beats Swoop down and pick me up cradle me in all your tender love Shine your stars in my darkened night Let me see her everlasting light Can I lay by your side til it's my time?
Music to my ears contest Sam Smith "Lay Me Down" 07/30/2015

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  1. Date: 8/1/2015 1:08:00 AM

    My pleasure to read your superb winning peace my dear friend, Tim. Congratulations and thank you so much for sharing! Hugs and cheers! love lots, Leonora

  1. Date: 8/1/2015 12:16:00 AM

    And back again with huge congrats on ur first place win Tim! Trust all your wishes shall be granted!

  1. Date: 8/1/2015 12:02:00 AM

    Congratulations... SK

  1. Date: 7/31/2015 11:32:00 PM

    Tim, Congratulations on your win. nice to see this contest by Silent One.... Always ~LINDA~

  1. Date: 7/31/2015 10:14:00 PM

    Hi Tim, congratulations!!! for being chosen as poem of the day and winning the top spot... yey!!!! a lovely poem!~Olive Eloisa =')

  1. Date: 7/31/2015 10:07:00 PM

    Thanks Everyone and TPS for the poem of the day. The reply box is not working. I am truly humbled by this honor.

  1. Date: 7/31/2015 8:38:00 PM

    Tim, l love the song "Lay Me Down" by Sam Smith. And love "Can By Your Side" poem by Tim Smith! Congratulations on your top win:-)Alexis

  1. Date: 7/31/2015 8:33:00 PM

    I see why this is the poem of the much power delivered with what you say....and I am not catholic so to the virgin, I do not Pray....but Jesus Is our Saviour so next to Him is where I lay....

  1. Date: 7/31/2015 6:55:00 PM

    Bact to congratulate you on your win honored twice today . Yahooo!!!:~)

  1. Date: 7/31/2015 6:22:00 PM

    Words coming straight from the heart; lovely, touching, albeit somewhat sad. Congrats on your top win and on being selected POTD!! // paul

  1. Date: 7/31/2015 5:16:00 PM

    well, this deserves a warm congrats, tim!... cheers!

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  1. Date: 7/31/2015 5:11:00 PM

    woohooo you hit the top of the podium Tim many congrats:-) hugs jan xx

  1. Date: 7/31/2015 4:24:00 PM

    Congratulations on your win in my first ever poetry contest. It was very difficult to judge, but your poem really stood out, I love that song by Sam Smith and your poem complimented it. Amazing words, by an amazing poem. Thank you for taking part in it. You really deserved your first place finish.

  1. Date: 7/31/2015 11:24:00 AM

    Congratulations Tim, poetry seems to be an intricate part of your life. You can take the simplest of concepts and make magic with words that breaths life into them. Well written. Emile #7

  1. Date: 7/31/2015 10:40:00 AM

    Congratulations on Poem of the Day. One of your beautiful poems that truly inspire me. Hugs dear Friend

  1. Date: 7/31/2015 9:58:00 AM

    A lovely write, Tim. Congrats on having it chosen as POTD! 7. Kim

  1. Date: 7/31/2015 8:45:00 AM

    Im sure those We love will always be by our side even if they are not with us ,or in another life. I have misty eyes now.Your poem fits so well my present mood.By the way ,prayers do miracles I so believe ,and Im sure whatever our life story,its the best life story written by God 's own hands on our life-linr palm. Yes those we hold so dear are always with us through soul.Just look out of the window Tim tonight..Watch the new moon shine...A fav. Well deserved potd.

  1. Date: 7/31/2015 8:35:00 AM

    Tim, this is a well written piece.Sad and beautiful at the same time. Congratulations on getting the poem of the day:-)Alexis 7

  1. Date: 7/31/2015 6:36:00 AM

    - A beautiful poem, Tim - Congratulations on your p.o.t.d. ..... and good luck in the contest - I wish you a lovely weekend - hugs // Anne-Lise :)


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