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One to One - I will be there

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One to One - I will be there

When your eyes shut close
and the wind tells of your fears…
Please wipe your tears – stretch your hand;
know I will be there.
I will rise to be your guide…
The bright see the sights not seen.

When your teeth fall down
and you chew your food in vain,
should it fall on the ground
know I will be there;
to clean, wipe, and cook once more…
The smart need not chew to flow.

When your tongue grows mute
and your words are bound in it;
have no doubt – your heart I hear.
Know I will be there
to glide your thoughts to the sky…
The wise need no words to teach.

When your mind shuts down
and your thoughts fly with the wind, 
Though I feel a surge of nerves
know I will be there.
Hear my plea, I will not cease…
The good will shine through the dark.

When your world gives out
and your will caves in, in death -
please do not doubt me my love;
know I will be there -
my grave will be next to yours.
One to One; we will not part.


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  1. Date: 10/6/2013 1:50:00 AM

    this is fantastic. Wish it was higher than an HM. It deserved more!!

  1. Date: 10/5/2013 8:43:00 PM

    thank you for the support......... ~SKAT~

  1. Date: 2/2/2013 7:19:00 PM

    this is a very clever and creative use of the "one to one" theme and a well-deserved win. congratulations!

  1. Date: 2/1/2013 4:30:00 PM

    Great thoughts you have penned..Not many that think thoughts of staying for a lifetime anymore good to know one person feels that way..Enjoyed reading this eve..Thanks for stopping by..Sara

  1. Date: 1/31/2013 7:01:00 PM

    Hi Vicky, thanks for stopping by and reading my poem. Let me know if you run a contest, I would love to enter one of yours. Have a good night Vicky.

  1. Date: 1/31/2013 4:17:00 PM

    Congrats on your incredible write. it's a win just like I thought. Warm Smiles, Connie

  1. Date: 1/30/2013 9:27:00 PM

    Nice win, In David's one on one contest PD

  1. Date: 1/30/2013 6:03:00 AM

    I love this poem so much. If it had a tone I would play it all day. Congrats Vicky on this win. xx

  1. Date: 1/29/2013 2:31:00 PM

    Wonderful poem, Vicky... so comforting to think that someone will always 'be there'... Terry

  1. Date: 1/29/2013 7:41:00 AM

    Thank you for your thoughtful and encouraging words! God bless you and take care! JP

  1. Date: 1/28/2013 4:03:00 PM

    Vicky; This is truley a wonderful poem Thank you so much for sharing. Lucilla

  1. Date: 1/28/2013 12:02:00 PM

    Fantastic poem Vicky well done.....Seren

  1. Date: 1/28/2013 6:54:00 AM

    Vicky, this poem blew me away. I'm adding it to my favourites. Congrats on an absolutely stunning win!!

    Roberts Avatar Seren Roberts Date: 1/28/2013 12:02:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    oops sorry Heather mind not in gear..Just got home from 4 days away on a break...Seren
    Roberts Avatar Seren Roberts Date: 1/28/2013 12:00:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Fantastic poem Vicky well done...Seren
  1. Date: 1/27/2013 10:41:00 PM

    So excellent Vicky. I see why it got top honors! Congratulations on your First place with this moving piece!

  1. Date: 1/27/2013 8:33:00 PM

    Truely wonderful:)Congrats on your well deserved win:) ..sadaf

  1. Date: 1/27/2013 3:33:00 PM

    I am so proud of you for your win. I was greatly mover the first time I read this poem and no less moved reading it again

  1. Date: 1/27/2013 2:30:00 PM

    Wonderful and magnificent piece,Vicky..Great Sedoka.... Congratulations on your super win...well deserved....XOXO....

  1. Date: 1/27/2013 12:52:00 PM

    Such lovely, and thoughtful sentiments! Congratulations on a heartfelt piece!

  1. Date: 1/27/2013 12:48:00 PM

    great one Vicky, congratulations on your first place win...

  1. Date: 1/27/2013 12:28:00 PM

    Yes, I can see that this is a winning poem Vicky! -- CONGRATULATIONS WITH FIRST PLACE IN DAVID'S CONTEST! - oxox / / Anne-Lise :)

  1. Date: 1/27/2013 12:25:00 PM

    Congratulations on your first place win with this brilliant write, Vicky. I'm Fav'ing it. Love, Su

  1. Date: 1/27/2013 11:57:00 AM

    Vicky, congratulations on your placement, this was for me an outstanding write and the journey was wonderful, excellent...David

  1. Date: 1/24/2013 9:42:00 AM

    Vicki tears lay on my eyelashes, as I blinked them off to clear my vision, I continue to read this heartfelt poem. I took care of my father feeding him and wiping his mouth. A hard thing to do that strengthens your heart for the one you love. An excellent write. One you should be very proud of my friend. Warm Smiles Always, Connie

  1. Date: 1/20/2013 4:03:00 PM

    love this verse When your tongue grows mute and your words are bound in it; have no doubt – your heart I hear. Know I will be there to glide your thoughts to the sky… The wise need no words to teach. excellent write.

  1. Date: 1/14/2013 3:53:00 AM

    Human too human a poem. A hymn to truly unconditional love. Excellently written! Thank you.

  1. Date: 1/13/2013 4:28:00 PM

    Thanks for stopping by Vicky! Your tribute here is spiritual perfection....this selfless beauty pours from your heart in gorgeous verse....well done! Jimbo

  1. Date: 1/13/2013 1:50:00 PM

    I'm with Richard always a good write and read. Light & Love

  1. Date: 1/13/2013 1:26:00 AM

    The one you are with must be indeed special. As always your words carry great weight. You are a special and gifted young writer. Look to heaven and thank God for this amazing gift he has bestowed upon you. I am blessed once again.

  1. Date: 1/12/2013 7:44:00 AM

    So loving and beautiful.I am glad to find your writing,