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No Life to Live if No Love to Give

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No Life to Live if No Love to Give

Deplete, I am, of selfless love
My heart has none, no none to give
Yet, remorse I feel of love now gone
For upon love’s death, I shall not live

Without a love to then bequeath
To earth, these bones descend beneath

If one would fill these hollowed walls
The chambers bare, where love resides
I then shall live and to give, I shall
Of all the love, then felt inside

My heart rejoices, no more deplete
That absence then, fell to defeat

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  1. Date: 5/5/2011 7:55:00 AM

    * this beautiful verse has the sweetened quality of * leading one gently through the corridores unto * the enchanting moments of a voice amid the centuries gone by when * the world was more serene and one could reach deeply into * “The Still Waters to Find Such Love” * hugs and kisses * kisses and hugs * sarah

  1. Date: 5/5/2011 6:34:00 AM

    What a beautiful morning I am enjoying reading poetry here at PoetrySoup. I am happy to see yours among those which I am able to read this morning Michael. May the sun shine down upon you and bring joy into your life today and always. Love, Carol