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Love's Echo

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Love's Echo

My love, I make a solemn vow to you,
Before our families, dear friends and God,
My love will always be completely true,
Until one of us lies beneath the sod.
I had no thought I ever could defraud
This precious man who opens up his heart.
The match my friends and family applaud.
There is no roadblock keeping us apart.

And yet I knew right from the very start,
I’d made the selfsame promise to another.
I gave to him the whole of my young heart
And like now, vowed there would be no other.
You cannot know part of my heart I save,
For one who lies so lowly in his grave.



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  1. Date: 3/21/2013 9:10:00 PM
    Oh Joyce, I think we all carry a little piece of someone we fell for in our younger days, this a lovely write and I'm sure will do well in the contest. Do take care, Regards Richard

  1. Date: 3/21/2013 7:34:00 PM
    Dear "Mom", Hope this finds YOU and YOURS (and mine) Healthy and High in the Spirit. YOU brought Tears to my Eyes with this Tapestry of POETRY I wonder if I got the emotion of LOVE from YOU. This has Truely soothed my acheing Heart. Into my Favs. I LOVE YOU ALWAYS and FOREVER YOUR Eternal Son...Harry

    Esquire Avatar HGarvey Daniel Esquire
    Date: 3/21/2013 7:37:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Dear Mom. this is the 3rd Echo POEM I've read tonight. Congratulations if this is for a Contest. LOVE ALWAYS YOUR Son...Harry