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My Song

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Below is the poem entitled My Song which was written by poet William Crocker. Please feel free to comment on this poem. However, please remember, PoetrySoup is a place of encouragement and growth.

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My Song

There is a happy song I cannot sing today, For all the thoughts of you Were surely washed away By swiftly flowing tears, That mingled with the rain. I searched the empty hallways, And every corner of my mind, But all the fading memories Had left me long ago. All I saw were shadows Where you had been before. I listened for your voice In every song I heard But all the fading echoes Had left me long ago, All I heard were shadows Falling to the ground. There is a happy song I want to sing today, Of sunlight mixed with shadows And memories of you, Of flowers, songs, and laughter . . . All mingled with the rain.

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  1. Date: 9/21/2011 3:35:00 PM
    This is deep to say the least. Congrats on your feature. Best of wishes.

  1. Date: 9/21/2011 8:40:00 AM
    wow! a lovely picture you are painting there William. I love it

  1. Date: 9/21/2011 7:46:00 AM
    Congratulations on your featured poem this week William. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 8/10/2011 3:02:00 AM
    wow...this is great William...luv it..... a pleasure to read

  1. Date: 8/7/2011 5:06:00 PM
    Nice use of imagery to share your thoughts. The poem flows well. The emotion comes through your words. Thank you for your kind comment. Keep on writing! Karen

    Crocker Avatar William Crocker
    Date: 8/8/2011 4:47:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Karen,I'm back from Canada and look forward to getting back into my poetry.I appreciate your comments and will respond in kind.William .
  1. Date: 7/26/2011 1:26:00 PM
    Hope you are having a wonderful week William. I have enjoyed reading your wonderful poetry today. Love, Carol

    Crocker Avatar William Crocker
    Date: 7/26/2011 11:31:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    carol, you're always so positive. I like hearing from you.I'm still trying to catch up on my reading and commenting.I'm heading for Canada to see my ailing brother .Crossfox- Bill