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Emmanuel - I Just Want To Know

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Emmanuel - I Just Want To Know

I just want to know - Where did you go?
The summer days have fled, and all around is snow.
The daisies in their field, the green grass where we lay;
warmth embracing me - they all have gone away.
We were young, so very young; our world was filled with bliss,
and all that I could want. . . I tasted in your kiss!
Emmanuel, you were the sunshine of my soul.
I could flourish like a flower and be whole.

Piano Interlude

But one day I awoke to find my love was gone.
He left without a trace. A melancholy song
is drifting in the wind as snow falls from the sky.
Where did you go? The winter’s chill is my reply.

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  1. Date: 2/12/2014 8:24:00 AM
    How I wish something from Enya's '' and winter came'' had accompanied this beautiful poem.

  1. Date: 12/15/2013 12:39:00 PM
    Andrea, This poem is so good. A big congrats on your win. A wonderful write about loving and loosing...Hugs...Roger

  1. Date: 12/15/2013 8:36:00 AM
    ooh very good. Congratulations onve again Andy xx

  1. Date: 12/15/2013 8:36:00 AM
    Enjoyed reading this poem in the season and congratulations on the win, Andrea

  1. Date: 12/14/2013 11:04:00 PM
    This is just gorgeous.......and goes with the music beautifully !! Congratulations, Andrea!! And happy holidays!

  1. Date: 12/14/2013 9:11:00 PM
    aren't you glad you did this contest :) great write, great win! Congrats!

  1. Date: 12/14/2013 7:36:00 PM
    Andrea, very lovely, such a loss, congratulations on your win.

  1. Date: 12/14/2013 6:09:00 PM
    AD thanks so much--I obviously liked it!

  1. Date: 11/30/2013 6:25:00 AM
    Interesting work for the contest..I had that song going through my head and now I can't remember the tune..I need to listen to it again..I noticed that you had dropped by..Your comments always add joy..Yes, I remember the song "Who Let The Dogs Out" ..One day a cousin of my husband's came by and I opened the door to tell them come on in and out went a rat terrier, a dauchshund and chihuahua mix, a pomerian, and German Weimaraner..So that brought to mind the song "Who Let The Dogs Out"..Sara

  1. Date: 11/29/2013 6:57:00 AM
    great song Andrea.Very touching. I love this song. (: ) Jenish.

  1. Date: 11/27/2013 4:29:00 PM
    He went back to Mexico or somewhere Portugese. He got caught with a pound of pot the men in blue did seize. He didn't have a visa or a green card he could show. So in the middle of the night, his sad heart had to go. Maybe someday you'll meet again when calmer winds do blow. But maybe he's not really the don jaun you think you know. Peace. :) :):):)

  1. Date: 11/26/2013 6:53:00 PM
    Hi Andrea, A forlorn but lovely write.. Ken

  1. Date: 11/26/2013 2:00:00 PM
    Sad melody. A tear. Love, daver

  1. Date: 11/26/2013 10:48:00 AM
    Nice that you have a musical interlude in your work. My late father set about 8 of my poems to music. I can appreciate the bittersweet ending to this work as well. Peace & Love Matthew Anish

  1. Date: 11/26/2013 8:40:00 AM
    Lovely Rhythmic and Flowing. I can't sing but I would sure like to try with this.

  1. Date: 11/26/2013 1:45:00 AM
    a different shade of winter love, andie.. haven't even heard the melody; will see if i'll give this a try.. you did it, whoo..:) huggs

  1. Date: 11/25/2013 8:20:00 PM
    Soft and tender words to cling to Andrea, yes winter is here, and we need to keep warm, may the fire n' hearth be close to you, this winter season, hugs xxx

  1. Date: 11/25/2013 2:59:00 PM
    love this write, my friend - have a major catch up tonight, so please forgive my only reading a couple of your poems x

  1. Date: 11/25/2013 5:44:00 AM
    This is a wonderful and glorious write my friend! I can't help but see the beauty of each line of this poem, you have written a lyrical poem so beautifully Andrea! How can you write in so many different ways so exceptionally! I really enjoyed reading this incredible piece this morning! What a fantastic poem, Great Work!!

  1. Date: 11/24/2013 10:27:00 PM
    Wow! Such beautiful lyrics. Has this been put to music? I love to hear the song. Soup mail.

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