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The Promise

Charmaine Chircop Avatar Charmaine Chircop - Premium MemberPremium Member Send Soup Mail  Block poet from commenting on your poetry

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The Promise

The sun left the sky
as I lay on the sand
with a three diamond ring
resting cold in my hand
I lay in the place
where I once wrote your name
till soft ripples of waves
wafted on shore
and washed it away
I can still see you there
whisperin in my ear
and beneath a half moon
I can still freeze the time
in the shadow of your tear 
I remember that night
our arms in embrace
I saw love in your eyes
and mourn on your face
I remember those lights
as the ship sailed at bay
I remember our dream
built on castles of clay
I remember your voice
getting lost in the mist
Years of wait your return
these lips still unkissed
I wonder if your fingertips
remember my hair
If in your late serene sleep
you imagine me there?
Or have you forgotten
a promise we shared
through cheap perfume of women
does this heart go unheard?

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  1. Date: 12/11/2013 7:44:00 AM
    What else can I say? Another gem you've penned here, my friend. Your poems are exquisite :)

  1. Date: 9/26/2013 5:16:00 AM
    amazing beautiful piece of writing charmaine

  1. Date: 3/24/2013 8:54:00 AM
    I like it. So deep and uplifting.

  1. Date: 2/13/2013 3:53:00 PM
    Absolutely enjoyed this poem!!!!!!!!!! Thank you for sharing. Beautiful.

  1. Date: 2/12/2013 7:23:00 AM

  1. Date: 2/10/2013 9:47:00 PM
    Deep lamentation it sounds..Yearning and waiting to see someone...Nicely written Charmaine

  1. Date: 2/6/2013 1:37:00 PM
    This is an excellent piece of work and a fine example of poetry perfection, i like this and thank you for your comments

  1. Date: 2/2/2013 5:15:00 AM
    Wow, I'm blown away, perfection at it's best poet. I'll be back to read another.

  1. Date: 2/2/2013 2:15:00 AM
    This is a great poem!

  1. Date: 2/1/2013 11:36:00 PM

  1. Date: 1/31/2013 3:01:00 AM
    Very wonderful job. I know the content is depressing, but the imagery is great. It's really like a story is being told and I can see myself there as a spectator. Great work.

  1. Date: 1/30/2013 10:55:00 PM
    Charma, I am very far behind in comments and can't find a poem of yours to comment to. Anyway, I wanted to say how much I like your avatar. you chose a really nice picture of yourself.

  1. Date: 1/24/2013 1:26:00 PM
    Yes, what Scribe said!! This is indeed the mark of a talented poet! I love this, very well penned my darling poet friend :)

  1. Date: 1/24/2013 10:15:00 AM
    This is a beauty, absolutely enjoyed. You bring the emotions across so brilliantly. Love & hugs Wilma

  1. Date: 1/24/2013 9:01:00 AM

  1. Date: 1/24/2013 9:00:00 AM
    Such longing and pain so beautifuly expresses in rhyme ;) How are you little's the new addition? Giving this a 7 and you a HUG. Light & Love

  1. Date: 1/24/2013 8:41:00 AM
    Lovely poem to reminisce the romantic moments while embracing the time you've been together. (^_^)

  1. Date: 1/22/2013 12:25:00 AM
    You always write so beautifully, Charma. I am very happy you came back to us recently!

  1. Date: 1/21/2013 2:41:00 PM
    Such a beauty requires reading twice to enjoy the beautiful imagery, Charma. Exceptional write! Love, Annalise

  1. Date: 1/21/2013 1:03:00 PM
    I wait for somthing that can never return here. But I will go to her. And hope she's waiting like you.

    Chircop Avatar Charmaine Chircop
    Date: 1/21/2013 2:10:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    dont you worry.its fiction john..Re yourself April is through soul