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A Sonnet For You

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A Sonnet For You

There will come a time or, so I am told When memories will flood this tired old soul. And all of the bitter things I have known Like a flock of scared sparrows, all will have flown. Destiny’s call will leave little time To sit here all day matching rhyme after rhyme. There will only be memories of sweet times I knew, As I spent treasured time writing songs about you. The moment love told us that we’d never part The words came so easy and right from my heart. And, where would I be had I never known The pleasure I found -- calling you my own. Yes, life is as good as life can be – And it all began when you came to me. Written by John Posey 10/29/13

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  1. Date: 3/26/2014 8:31:00 PM

    Hi Jake, this is a perfect way to impart love to your loved one. Great flow from the heart. Isn't that where you said mine came from? So does yours. Wonderful Connie

  1. Date: 1/4/2014 8:04:00 AM

    A lovely sonnet for the love of your life!

  1. Date: 12/31/2013 7:41:00 PM

    A beautiful tribute to the one you love! Great flow and rhyme, as always. Nicely done, Jake!...I hope that you had a great Christmas, and I wish you all the best for the New Year!

  1. Date: 11/24/2013 8:16:00 AM

    John your a romantic at heart but aren't we all when we speak of those we love like life itself. Good poem to start my day. Be well and thank you; Michael.

  1. Date: 11/12/2013 8:29:00 AM

    This is a beautiful poem that came straight from the heart. It will go to my favs. thanks for sharing.... Lucilla

  1. Date: 10/30/2013 12:58:00 PM

    Husbands like you are such a treasure, whose sentiments can materialize in a gift they can hold forever. Well penned my friend.

    Posey Avatar John Posey Date: 10/30/2013 6:16:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    I am overwhelmed by your comment. We've been together 58 years and as Ruth Graham (Billy Graham"s wife) my wife will say. "In all those years I never once thought about divorce ----- Murder... Maybe, but never divorce".... Thanks for your treasured visit....Jake
  1. Date: 10/29/2013 10:57:00 PM

    Oh, so very nicely written Jake, your wife must love your words....Peter

    Posey Avatar John Posey Date: 10/30/2013 6:11:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thank you, mu friend. 58 years together and the thrill is still there..... Jake
  1. Date: 10/29/2013 6:11:00 AM

    - So soft, sweet and beautifully written - from your heart .... to your loved "rose"(wife) .... true love through your life together. - oxox // Anne-Lise :)

    Posey Avatar John Posey Date: 10/30/2013 6:09:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thanks, Anne, I can always count on a sweet comment from you.... Hugs....Jake