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Wash Away My Tears

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Wash Away My Tears

I see the sail disappearing 
Upon the horizon blue.
Waves crashing on the shore 
As mind thinks back to you.

You are like the sail
That no longer do I see.
Seems that a waft of wind
Has taken you from me.

Was it not so long ago 
We sat upon this shore?
Words whisper of tomorrow. 
We'd be one forever more.

How we laughed and giggled,
 Waves washed between our toes
Words of I love you 
From our lips so easily flowed.

Our bodies so entangled
On the blanket we did share.
Made love under moonbeams
As waves threw mist up in the air.

That was forty years ago
We made love upon this shore.
Still have that blanket 
I will keep for ever more.

You are no longer with me 
The tide has taken you away.
But in my mind and heart
There you will never stray.

So come sit here beside me
Whisper I love you in my ear.
Hold me close and kiss me
And wash away my tears.


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  1. Date: 8/29/2012 7:22:00 PM
    Another amazing piece. I agree with the comments here. A well deserved featured poem. Quite touching. Always, Laura

  1. Date: 8/22/2012 10:01:00 AM
    Way to go!!!!! Congratulations on your well deserved poetry being featured this week Donald. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 8/20/2012 8:16:00 AM
    Beautiful poem... poignant, moving... Terry

  1. Date: 8/14/2012 7:57:00 AM
    Welcome to the soup ..Donald... I have to say how sad the images are in your poem... you touched a very emotional sense... hope all tears are washed away...luv...Linda

  1. Date: 8/14/2012 6:13:00 AM
    Moving and loving poem, well written. - oxox // Anne-Lise :)

  1. Date: 8/13/2012 4:33:00 PM
    A sad, romantic poem. Hope you can find another to share this love with.