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Written In Stone Among The Flowers

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Written In Stone Among The Flowers



I see your name there written in stone
Beside so many others to me faces unknown
Do you see me or am I alone
In this place where last respects are shown

Are you walking here among the flowers
Where we laid your earthly body to rest
Where souls are set free to join higher powers
Is this, the final journey of our life-quest?

I see the dates there written in stone
Your day of birth and of your last breath
Are we merely made of flesh and bone
Or does time continue for us after death

I see the words of endearment there written in stone
Do you Beloved Husband my voice hear
Are my words like dust in the four winds forever blown
Or can the words chiseled here comfort you my dear

When my name is there beside yours written in stone
All these answers to me will be finally known
I pray you and I walk here among the flowers
Our souls joined forever among higher powers

©Donna Jones

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  1. Date: 8/29/2014 9:59:00 AM
    all is well, and thank you for the reply

  1. Date: 8/24/2014 10:39:00 AM
    Hello Donna, WOW,, that's captivating and new like a new born. To have such a feeling and spark. Glad you got all the answers, and your love stands strong.., Stopping by to check out a few of the featured poems:) Congratulations on having your poem featured on the soup's home page. Always~ LINDA

    Jones Avatar Donna Jones
    Date: 8/28/2014 6:46:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Hey Linda.....thanks very much....hope all is well....
  1. Date: 8/22/2014 8:53:00 PM
    beautiful tribute poem-very touching-I have asked those questions as well. :-)Congrats on being selected. Christine

    Jones Avatar Donna Jones
    Date: 8/28/2014 6:45:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thank you so very much...
  1. Date: 8/19/2014 3:56:00 AM
    What a lovely, lovely poem this is Donna. A poem anyone who has ever visited a lost loved one can relate to. Congratulations on your poem being featured. I certainly enjoyed reading it. Blessings

    Jones Avatar Donna Jones
    Date: 8/28/2014 6:44:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Connie....I appreciate this very much...thank you....
  1. Date: 8/18/2014 11:30:00 PM
    Very nice poem Donna. Starts off very interesting and keeps getting better. The fourth stanza's mentioning of hearing the voice for comfort is probably my favorite part of the poem....and the ending is very good as well. Keep up the good work!

    Jones Avatar Donna Jones
    Date: 8/28/2014 6:42:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thank you Robert...means a lot to me....
  1. Date: 8/18/2014 10:58:00 AM
    Your questions are part of every person's quest. Fine work. Congrats on the selection. daver

    Jones Avatar Donna Jones
    Date: 8/28/2014 6:41:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thank you much Daver....
  1. Date: 8/18/2014 7:16:00 AM
    Hi Donna: I can see the person staring at he stone and recalling their lives . such imagery. Great Write!

    Jones Avatar Donna Jones
    Date: 8/28/2014 6:40:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thank you very much Ralph...very kind....
  1. Date: 3/5/2014 12:39:00 PM
    Whoa.. POWERFUL! Has me thinking, hoping, dreaming.. And yes, believing!

    Jones Avatar Donna Jones
    Date: 8/28/2014 6:39:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thank you so much..sorry about the late reply...
  1. Date: 8/7/2013 1:54:00 PM
    donna, I really love this one. I had not seen it before. The message of it is so precious. a FAVE

    Jones Avatar Donna Jones
    Date: 8/28/2014 6:48:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Hey...just saw you read this one....last year!!! Thanks...
  1. Date: 4/21/2013 11:01:00 PM
    Dear Donna, Hope this finds YOU and YOURS Healthy and High in the Spirit. I have to agree with Mr. Jack Ellison. "creative poetic skills" "POETESS EXTRORDINAIRE" I have to say Thank-YOU for allowing me to follow the Path of YOUR Words I enjoy the LOVE YOU Orchestra in POETRY The Symphony of YOUR Words. The Melodies in YOUR Nature's Songs.I am Gratful for YOUR Gracious an Inspirational Comments. I LOVE YOU ALWAYS and FOREVER YOUR Loyal Liege...HG

    Jones Avatar Donna Jones
    Date: 4/22/2013 9:54:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Harry..you do say the sweetest things to all us girls...and compliment everyone to such uplifting heights...you are a treasure....thanks....donna
  1. Date: 1/31/2013 6:45:00 AM
    So how are you enjoying your stay here at the Soup my dear Donna? From all the wonderful comments I see, you can now classify yourself as a poet extraordinaire! LOL This one is just another example of your creative poetic skills! But I had you pegged right from the start... big big hugs my dear friend!

    Jones Avatar Donna Jones
    Date: 1/31/2013 4:47:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Oh Jack you are too kind... in just a few days I feel like part of a family. There are many talented writers here so I thank each one who takes the effort to comment on mine. I truly know nothing about what kind of writing I'm doing. Just what I feel
  1. Date: 1/30/2013 11:57:00 PM
    Donna this is simply beautiful...and welcome to the Soup..very good poem you've written here...luv,Deb

    Jones Avatar Donna Jones
    Date: 1/31/2013 4:48:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thank you Deb means a lot. Many blessings to you and yours.
  1. Date: 1/30/2013 10:29:00 PM
    Again thanks for stopping to comment it means a great deal...happiness and good things always. Donna

  1. Date: 1/30/2013 10:10:00 PM
    This is an immensely wondrous write my friend! I am enthralled by the beauty of this gorgeous poem! I really enjoyed reading this delightful piece this evening! What a tremendous poem, Great Work!!

    Jones Avatar Donna Jones
    Date: 1/30/2013 10:45:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thanks again Russell.. no words to say it . Just thanks. I never thought just a few short days ago when I joined people would actually read anything I put on here...