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Promises of Love

Just who can bear an empty heart devoid of any hope.
Of finding love to help you live and essentiallly just cope.
It has been said, we go to bed, per chance a dream or two.
For promises of love are there awaiting me and you.
But if you wake up all alone to face another day.
Don't forget that prayer you said before you hit the hay.


Written April 12th, 2012
For Russel Sivveys Contest 6 lines of love or romance.
By Robert Johnson


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  1. Date: 6/25/2012 9:28:00 PM

    Robert, all these rhymes you make. Don't you know you take the cake? Making rhymes about our stuff. Don't you know it's not enough? Do some rhymes about your life, or create one with a wife! Make a poem this very minute. If you want to, put me in it. (maybe I should start doing my comments the way you do. It's kind of fun!!)

  1. Date: 6/10/2012 8:47:00 PM

    Just creeping back to have another peek and whisper in your ear! Who indeed can cope with loneliness. My Soupers fill a big gap here and isn't it fun to feel the closeness we have. Thanks for your sweet comment Robert, you make it happen! :)

  1. Date: 5/8/2012 7:34:00 AM

    Robert, I like it, late I know but...David

  1. Date: 5/4/2012 10:22:00 AM

    Maybe love is about broken promises. There's a subject you might try to give us an opinion on!

  1. Date: 5/2/2012 6:55:00 PM

    Wonderful poem dear poet,very touching words.I enjoyed this much..

  1. Date: 4/29/2012 5:03:00 PM

    :-)

  1. Date: 4/26/2012 4:39:00 PM

    I'm back to read again, I read your sweet poems here and on my page; how can I resist? Need your email again, lost it when my puter crashed. Pls :)

  1. Date: 4/26/2012 2:36:00 PM

    i cn relate to this rob. I felt the emotions expressed here.

  1. Date: 4/24/2012 2:06:00 AM

    A lovely verse Robert, you definitely started my day off with a smile with your comments. Thank you :) Wilma

  1. Date: 4/23/2012 7:51:00 PM

    HELLO, Robert,,, the rhyming poet.. stopping by to say hi... and thanks...Always..pd

  1. Date: 4/22/2012 10:57:00 PM

    Robert thanks for your cute rhyming comments today. At least I get to read your rhymes as new stuff in my comments!!

  1. Date: 4/20/2012 8:28:00 AM

    You always deliver the best when you are in the mood! A wonderful entry and worth of your win; Love those last two lines especially! :)

  1. Date: 4/18/2012 9:58:00 AM

    Woo hoo !! Congrats on your winning poem !! I really like it !!!

  1. Date: 4/17/2012 7:20:00 PM

    glad to finally see the winners' list and you are on it!! Congratulations.

  1. Date: 4/17/2012 6:50:00 AM

    Good morning, Robert.... A super congrats..in Russell contest. About your poem... I love chancing many dreams.. And prayers easily come and go every passing night...I enjoyed your ending fitting thought... nicely said..always pd

  1. Date: 4/16/2012 11:20:00 PM

    Hello my friend. Thanks so much for your comments today. Luv, Andrea

  1. Date: 4/16/2012 1:32:00 PM

    Congratulations on your placement in Russell's "1-6 Lines of Romance and Love" contest Robert. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 4/15/2012 5:52:00 PM

    Congrats on your win, Bob. Excellent. Nice going. Ralph

  1. Date: 4/15/2012 2:10:00 PM

    Robert, congratulations on your win in Russell's contest ;)

  1. Date: 4/15/2012 8:21:00 AM

    congrats Robert on a stellar win for this stunning creation luv..

  1. Date: 4/14/2012 5:46:00 PM

    Soooo sweet "Promises of Love".... love it! Luck to you in contest! - oxox Anne-Lise

  1. Date: 4/13/2012 6:45:00 AM

    Do you mean the one "Pray my soul to keep" ? I really enjoyed this cute poem of yours, Robert, and thanks as always for your several rhyming comments to me!!