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Would I Survive

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Would I Survive

What would I do if you left
Took all our dreams away
We have become one
Would I then be half a man
A shadow of my former self
who would remember our stories
Finish my thoughts
Be the completion of me
You are the sunshine that lights my soul
Would I survive the darkness

I could seek comfort in the arms of another
Still their's would not be your arms, your lips
They would not know the rhythm of me
My body and mind could not fully be free

These thoughts are too hard to contemplate
So I will put them away
For I know who you are
You will not rip yourself away
Love is made to last
You are my present future and past
Embodiment of dreams coming true
Although I'm still me I am part of you
So in the end you have all of me
I give you my trust
My smiles
The best and worst of me
Both without fear
You will not run away

We still have places to go
Beaches to walk
Dances to dance
I am mesmerized by you
You are the best part of me
I will always belong to you

I know you will not go away





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  1. Date: 3/20/2013 2:32:00 PM
    Happy She must be with such a reliable heart and soul, Rick! You shall live together, happy forever because she will not go away and leave such a nice person! Your poem shall inspire many passionate souls, I bet! Thanks for sharing! Hugs, Hanitra

    Lamoureux Avatar Richard Lamoureux
    Date: 3/20/2013 4:28:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thanks Hanitra so nice to have you back at the soup.
  1. Date: 3/20/2013 10:38:00 AM
    I really couldn't agree with Becca's comment more... you truly are such a special person- I hope you know that! Do I need to say how amazing this poem is? I mean- I think it is self explanatory ;)

    Lamoureux Avatar Richard Lamoureux
    Date: 3/20/2013 4:29:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    My sweetie makes me feel very special. comments like this also make my day.
  1. Date: 3/20/2013 4:31:00 AM
    Really romantic one :D wonderful! :D wishing you a wonderful day Rick :D hug, Yanny

    Lamoureux Avatar Richard Lamoureux
    Date: 3/20/2013 4:30:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    thanks Yanny, I hope you have a wonderful day as well.
  1. Date: 3/19/2013 9:39:00 PM
    A 7....beyond beautiful!

    Lamoureux Avatar Richard Lamoureux
    Date: 3/20/2013 4:49:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    thanks Eileen
  1. Date: 3/19/2013 8:52:00 PM
    I love the poem and with someone as sincere as you She won't go away. Thanks for this beautiful poem. Also for your help when I mess up. Lucilla

    Lamoureux Avatar Richard Lamoureux
    Date: 3/19/2013 9:00:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    We all mess up, many supers have helped me along the way. The biggest help is positive comments like yours. Have a good night.
  1. Date: 3/19/2013 8:13:00 AM
    This is lovely Richard and as long as people are not abused or taken for granted I can't imagine why anyone would risks loosing a sweet person like you. Very sweet.....Donna

  1. Date: 3/19/2013 7:54:00 AM
    I really hope you have given this poem to your significant other! This poem is too grand to not be shared! I am honored to have had the opportunity to read such a splendid write! You have impressed me with this awesome piece, and I imagine that you will not be separated from your significant other! There's too much love there for that to happen my friend! What a spectacular poem, Great Work!!