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Separate Ways

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Separate Ways

I always wanted more
Than you were prepared to give;
It leads us now to separate ways
With altered lives to live.
My heart will always beat for you
With what little is left intact;
Love for you has come and gone
So now there's no turning back.
If you ever have a lonesome day
With nothing else to do;
Think back on our love filled days
When my love was all for you.


A collabortion with my dear friend
Dan Kearly who "gets in the mood"
now and then.

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  1. Date: 6/27/2012 6:44:00 PM
    Achingly beautiful... lovely cadence, rhyming and a sentiment so well expressed. A fine collaboration!

  1. Date: 5/4/2012 7:22:00 PM
    How simple but artful.

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    Date: 5/4/2012 7:23:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    The title pulled me in again.
  1. Date: 2/7/2012 3:06:00 PM
    Dan, you really betrayed us on this one. You took a step down on the ladder of success and with that step slipped all the way down to the bottem. never do this publicly again.

  1. Date: 12/31/2011 7:46:00 AM
    Just had to read your first posted here on soup, not disappointed. harry

  1. Date: 11/10/2011 5:11:00 PM
    You two should join forces more often....a super write1

  1. Date: 10/30/2011 10:46:00 AM
    super poem,,,of love and more,,,congrats on the teamwork,,,,,it paid off,,,loved it....

  1. Date: 10/27/2011 10:07:00 AM
    You both did a fine write on this poem. Love can make or break a person . Like the last two lines of this poem. love phyl

  1. Date: 10/26/2011 10:10:00 AM
    Ohh... so this is a collaboration between you two... Excellent, Elizabeth! i like this a lot! :)

  1. Date: 10/26/2011 7:46:00 AM
    lovely and sad...TAH

  1. Date: 10/26/2011 5:18:00 AM
    Ok......I decided that.............I concur with Andrea; it reads as if one soul wrote this ! Awesome write ! Have a blessed week dear poet....much love, james

  1. Date: 10/26/2011 4:55:00 AM
    Hello dear poet ! I wanted to let you know that; I concur with the comments made by the souls below in regards to your write here, and I'm fix'n ta read some of your older posts, so I will know who wrote what lines here ! *smiles* I see that a sum of the souls; WANT TO KNOW ! be back............

  1. Date: 10/26/2011 12:42:00 AM
    true love (at the moment) so true.

  1. Date: 10/26/2011 12:27:00 AM
    simple, with such complex meanings in between the lines. Hope you are well, dear friend, all well down here.

  1. Date: 10/25/2011 11:54:00 PM
    Those last two lines are really cool. How did you divvy up this poem. Did you write every other line? I know one time I did a collaboration where I went back and forth with someone alternating the lines of the poem. This really has the feel of one person doing the poem!!

  1. Date: 10/25/2011 8:51:00 PM
    we all have such great expectatiions in relationships elizabeth.. your words express for everyone who has had this dilemma.. but hope is on the horizon.. getting to the core of luv ..luv..

  1. Date: 10/25/2011 3:41:00 PM
    You are funny :-) Beautiful write... "Gets in the mood" ha ha

  1. Date: 10/25/2011 2:24:00 PM
    This one has the whisper of James Taylor's classic hit "You'v Got a Friend." I like them both (the poem and the song).

  1. Date: 10/25/2011 1:55:00 PM
    Another heartfelt poem, take care........... George

  1. Date: 10/25/2011 11:24:00 AM
    So sad, touching, how the "wanting more" lingers. Your usual fine effort, Liz. Love, daver

  1. Date: 10/25/2011 11:16:00 AM
    Well done Lizzie. Tony

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