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When I am gone, I am still here

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Below is the poem entitled When I am gone, I am still here which was written by poet Ashley Humes. Please feel free to comment on this poem. However, please remember, PoetrySoup is a place of encouragement and growth.

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When I am gone, I am still here

 When i am gone and you can no longer see my face,
Just know in my heart you'll never be replaced

When i am gone, left you without a goodbye or a trace, 
When my absence makes itself known and your life like
footsteps take on a sadder, slower pace remember i am always here, always near

Can you feel me wipe away your tears? Whispering in your ear
Informing you that better days are near and you have nothing to fear for my arms wrap Around you becoming your shield    

My words are growing thin and i have nothing more to say
Just remember even when I'm gone, I am never too far away....  I am still here

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  1. Date: 6/4/2012 1:38:00 PM
    Hello, Ashley I like the deep thoughts your poem inspired in me! A beating heart never forgets! Congratulations with your featured poem of the week~always :-) PD

    Humes Avatar Ashley Humes
    Date: 6/4/2012 9:45:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thank you so much! :)
  1. Date: 6/3/2012 1:43:00 AM
    Welcome to Poetry Soup Ashley....I am only a few weeks new to this site and it's a great community. Thank you for your poem....such a gift to be able to verbalise this in one's last moments to someone special.....quite emotion just thinking about that.

  1. Date: 6/2/2012 12:33:00 PM
    so stirring, Ashley! Hauntingly encouraging and uplifting...such a gift...well done, huggs, love, deb

    Burch Avatar Deborah Burch
    Date: 6/2/2012 12:44:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    i'm so glad you've joined us here in the Soup!:-) Warm Welcome, Ashley!!! love,deb