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The Flame

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The Flame

my soul was touched and i learned
deep inside this fire burns
i hear her name and it brightens the flame
and this will always be the same
when i have time my memory defines
the things that said she loved me
the little clues that she used
that little thing, the excuse 
the why derived of something
i always thought that time would wait
she knew i loved her but it was too late
to love her enough to let her go
suffer for my sake? no lord no
i traded my tears for her pain
 i traded years for a wonderful flame
everytime i hear her name
a thought a memory and what i gained
we have something that will always be
a deal with death to her from me
from death i gained eturnity
for now they're just memories
but with my memory i keep my love alive
a burning flame that testifies

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  1. Date: 9/4/2013 3:54:00 PM
    Well said on what she meant to you on this poem. I am so behind in my comments. I will try and catch up. love phyl

  1. Date: 7/18/2013 9:02:00 AM
    love at first sight doesn't always have a happy ending but it never kills the flame, enjoyed your write,

  1. Date: 7/17/2013 4:22:00 PM
    A candle can be burned both ways. It's sad when love is just a phase. What broke your heart cant be undone. When loves a game nobody won.

  1. Date: 7/16/2013 8:49:00 PM
    We ave something that will always be....love that line especially..but the whole thing is awesome.I guess everyone has that person who they never get over....great job..