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A Measure of Love

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A Measure of Love

I ask of you a simple thing
though distance places us quite far,
look to the stars when you feel lost
for there is where we are.
From across vaulted heavens
I send my smile out
and hope it may find you
in time to wash away the doubts.
these come with the territory,
being so far away seems so hard
at first; the longer the distance
it seems the more we stray.
But, know I measure not love
in the miles we are apart
but I measure simply in 
the steady rhythm of these hearts,
that time keeps beating together.

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  1. Date: 1/9/2011 6:19:00 AM
    I love this write!!!! says so much about your heart and feelings...a TRUE POET... always Michael

  1. Date: 12/3/2010 10:26:00 AM
    Excellent. Enjoyed reading your poetry today Madison. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 12/2/2010 4:28:00 PM
    May want to check the line before last. the "our these" SEEMS like something you did not mean to do...but this piece is beautiful and it flows well...I love your diverse topics...you write about so much. I try to as well, it keeps us busy...Oh yes to the Terabithia question, and thank you for you kind words and emotions of my works... Most importantly.. Thank you for noticing my vocab, I have gone through hell building it over the past few years... Thank you!!! Proposal Accepted by my words too!