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Evening Star

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Evening Star

To my love wherever you are
I pray you shine my Evening Star

Sometimes in life we lose our way
Fall into the trap of living yesterday

Our memories become all that we are
For we have not just fell we fell to far

It can affect the happy as well as the sad
Can’t measure good till you weigh out the bad

More we hurt the deeper we fall
Be still the darkness of it all

At times reflection is a winning game
Face the fear of admitting our shame

Know that after we process our yesterday
We will no longer have that price to pay

Once we confess the sins we have done
Darkness flees from the light of the Son

To my precious love wherever you are
Please shine brightly my Evening Star


Written to my wife while I was in Prison
and lost until we were looking through
some old letters.

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  1. Date: 12/11/2009 8:15:00 AM

    Old letters hold such vast landscapes of life for all --- we should do a contest on them. I love this write, and hope your wife read your poems to understand the measure of your devotion to her. One love

  1. Date: 8/17/2009 3:33:00 AM

    This love poem is precious. I'm glad you found it. Thank you for sharing it here. Powerful, intense, lovely.

  1. Date: 8/4/2009 4:06:00 AM

    Romantic and deep,your wife is a lucky woman and you are a lucky man---in hard moments is where love is tested and you seemed to passed it with flying colours,hope you re better.still in my prayers--charma:)

  1. Date: 8/3/2009 5:55:00 AM

    10 out of 10 Mike ! each two lines is a poem in itself... believe it or not I wrote"It' not hard to find" in prison...God brought me the woman I wrote about... thanks for letting Jesus shine in your life brother!!!and thanks for placing me in your contest...my mother loves the poem I wrote for your contest... I tell her God wrote it... God Bless you and yours...Sincerely,Kristopher S. Kern 8-3-09

  1. Date: 8/1/2009 1:56:00 AM

    aww a beautiful poem, so full of love and devotion, I am so happy your love together continues to grow, thanks for your kind comments on my poem I miss you God bless you from diane

  1. Date: 7/26/2009 8:33:00 AM

    I find it amazing sometimes to come across something I wrote years ago. This poem you wrote for your wife is truly beautiful as the love you share was great then and is now, is so very clear....

  1. Date: 7/23/2009 4:36:00 PM

    I am so glad that you found this poem, Michael,and I'm glad you shared it with us. This is so beautiful. Another extraordinary tribute to your Lady Love. ~Tru~

  1. Date: 7/19/2009 5:28:00 PM

    Great poem man, Wife loved I bet! congratulations on featured poem!God bless Moses

  1. Date: 7/18/2009 2:29:00 PM

    Heartfelt and so well written. You have a winner here. Love Heidie

  1. Date: 7/17/2009 9:17:00 PM

    Very romantic, a lovely (and painful) memory. Good piece, Michael. God has bless you, my friend. How's your recovering? I hope you can deal with it. Ruben.

  1. Date: 7/17/2009 5:59:00 PM

    Hope you feeling better. this is a keeper, Im glad you found it again. Ill bet she cherishes it. BG

  1. Date: 7/17/2009 7:15:00 AM

    Michael, a most beautiful poem. I'm glad it showed, as it deserves to be read. I hope your are recovering well>>James

  1. Date: 7/17/2009 7:00:00 AM

    what a lucky wife she is,and im sure you re a lucky husband having your wife waiting for you---that is love--wonderful love poem--charma

  1. Date: 7/17/2009 6:51:00 AM

    I'm sure she cherished those words until you were home again! :) Lovely, Michael!! Hope you are feeling well again...take care!! ~