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There Once More

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There Once More

That sad day when you said, "It's just not there"
Such sentiments seemed pulled out of the air
For many months we'd loved and lived as one
Sharing dreams under the Florida sun

Our hopes were cast like nets into the sea
Never did I think they'd come up empty
What caused this shift was not for me to know
As 'neath the rays I wallowed far below

Searching for answers, wiping tears from my eyes
I longed to make sense, but reason defied
Until I found the hidden doctor's note
And learned your survival now seemed remote

I fought my way back into your strong arms
To stand again with you and ease the harm



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  1. Date: 6/21/2011 2:35:00 PM

    Carolyn, Congrats on your win dear.. such deep sentiments of true love, so poignant..life is so uncertain and we never want our loved ones to go,, huggs from me...

  1. Date: 8/4/2010 8:26:00 AM

    I sent you a couple e-mails but I can't find them in my sent file!

  1. Date: 3/30/2010 2:12:00 AM

    Love hurts but is still the Lord's greatest gift.Your love and devotion is awesome. Something we all want but few of us have or give. Congrats on the contest. Well deserved win. Love Allan

  1. Date: 2/22/2010 10:06:00 AM

    Congrats on 1st place...Yes I am very romantic and sensual guy..I know what I want and I express it through poetry...Jimmy

  1. Date: 2/20/2010 2:12:00 AM

    Hi Carolyn, I'm just stopping by again to read this well written, heartfelt poem. I am so glad that you won 1st place. You deserve it. Love to you, my dear friend. And thank you for being my friend. Love, Dane Ann

  1. Date: 2/19/2010 7:07:00 AM

    A winner as it should be(: it is warming, Because it never left, only temporarily. your ending is powerful. -Always & Forever Lynette

  1. Date: 2/15/2010 8:38:00 PM

    My congratulations, Carolyn! Your wonderful poem won Ist Place in the contest! Peace, Audrey

  1. Date: 2/15/2010 1:45:00 PM

    Very nice, Carolyn! Congratulations on your win! LUv, Andrea

  1. Date: 2/15/2010 10:22:00 AM

    Congrats on the well deserved win! -Mike

  1. Date: 2/15/2010 5:26:00 AM

    Congratulations on your win in Laura's contest Carolyn. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 2/14/2010 7:16:00 PM

    CONGRATULATIONS ON YOUR WIN CAROLYN. MUCH DESERVED AS I SEE IT. SINCERELY, LOVE, MOSES

  1. Date: 2/13/2010 1:49:00 PM

    I loved and admire this fine gem from one who owns many such jewels! Light & Love

  1. Date: 2/13/2010 1:40:00 PM

    Congrats to yoiu Carolyn! Glad for you. Robert

  1. Date: 2/13/2010 11:30:00 AM

    Congratulations on your win with this heart tugging poem. Thank you for your comments on my placement. Love, Joyce

  1. Date: 2/13/2010 11:06:00 AM

    Congrats on your first place win in Laura's contest.. a wonderful Sonnet .. enjoy your shining moment.. luv.. Linda-Marie..

  1. Date: 2/13/2010 9:03:00 AM

    Congratulations on your first place win. A very nice sonnet. Caryl

  1. Date: 2/13/2010 8:26:00 AM

    This heartbreaking poem, indeed a winner. Congratulations on your 1st place, Carolyn. This sad tale was so heart wrenching. Love, Carrie

  1. Date: 2/13/2010 7:42:00 AM

    Carolyn, many congratulations on your first place in Laura's fine contest. I love seeing your poetry on the winners podium >> huggles for you >> James,xx

  1. Date: 2/13/2010 6:11:00 AM

    Super win for a super Souper. Carolyn, I am so happy for you because of this first place win. You deserve it with this well written emotion filled poem. Congratulations. I hope you are feeling well. Love to you. Dane Ann

  1. Date: 2/12/2010 10:20:00 PM

    How very sad, Carolyn. A beautiful write. Congrats on your win in this contest. Well deserved. Best wishes, Caroline.

  1. Date: 2/12/2010 7:50:00 PM

    Hi Carolyn~ Congratulations on your first place win in my contest. I need your address again for the first place gift. My book hasn't come yet but I did order some. I loved your poem because it moved me so deep! Great job! Love Laura :)

  1. Date: 2/1/2010 6:26:00 PM

    Wow. Such emotion said. This piece is truly worthy of god-like status compared to my unorganized teen-age love writes. Congratulations you have achieved my dream!

  1. Date: 1/31/2010 5:01:00 AM

    Wow Carolyn, the irony of Love! Reminds me of O Henry! The depth of love is not always visible to the naked eye, it has to be felt in the soul! Beautiful!!! Love Jeralynn

  1. Date: 1/29/2010 10:55:00 PM

    Carolyn this is utter devotion and it truly stands to hold meaning to I will stand by my man through thick and thin and across the highest mountain until my time here on earth is done, Thank you for sharing this with all of us here in the poetry community because it just shows that there are still a few people out there in the world that believe in true and utter devotion. Have a wonderful weekend.Dean

  1. Date: 1/29/2010 9:33:00 AM

    Very touching beautifully describing love lost and regained. What a beautiful Poem you have placed here Carolyn. Thanks again for your last comments on my Boatman's Song. I have concluded it here on PS. Best wishes and love Ravindra

  1. Date: 1/27/2010 11:53:00 AM

    Thx for sharing Carolyn...again, I love a good sonnet.. Ann

  1. Date: 1/27/2010 9:07:00 AM

    Heart-wrenching sonnet, Carolyn, Thank you for once again sharing your amazing poetic talent and thank you for your kind comments. Love, Lainie

  1. Date: 1/26/2010 4:15:00 PM

    Well blessings on you both and its wonderful to be supportive!! I have about 5 friends who have cancer and some are doing chemo and some are choosing not too ... at 67 I seem to know more folks who have gone (or are going) than are still here!! Life is strange sometimes and I'm just really grateful for the Soup!! ... smile ...

  1. Date: 1/25/2010 9:26:00 PM

    I love your sonnet and love the way it flows...it's kind of sad but enjoyed the read tonight...Marty

  1. Date: 1/25/2010 12:54:00 PM

    going to my favz..

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