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The Phantom Couple

Fog is thick on this summer's night
My only companion the lighthouse light

Your empty absence I can no longer take
Alone in this world I will surely break

The beckoning ocean promises you again
Only step closer and freely give in

Confusion replaces the pain of my tears
A shadowed phantom from the mist appears

With a blink and a shake it is suddenly gone
Hope guides me to the place it stood upon

No remnants remain but two pairs in the sand
Disappearing into the mist hand-in-hand  

I cover my face and fall to my knees
Never alone, forever they watch over me

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  1. Date: 9/8/2012 3:05:00 PM
    Thank you all very much. It took me a while too finish it, but I'm so happy with how it turned out.

  1. Date: 9/8/2012 9:47:00 AM
    nicely done Erin,loved the flow

  1. Date: 9/8/2012 7:00:00 AM
    Beautiful. I really enjoyed reading this. Thanks.

  1. Date: 9/7/2012 7:36:00 PM
    Great poem! '^Never alone...' wonderful... Terry