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When You Are Gone

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When You Are Gone

The garden then will seen unkempt 
the birdsong silent, too 
And all the flowers in their beds 
will strain for sight of you

When you are gone the clocks will tick
and time will pass- its true
  this  once  glad heart   with frozen grief
  will choose monotony

Slow motion grey -life steal away
the dawn has failed  the dream

And nothing now will ever be
 what it was meant to seem

Suzanne Delaney




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  1. Date: 12/8/2013 8:29:00 PM
    I enjoyed reading this heartfelt poem of yours. Well done!

  1. Date: 12/8/2013 9:33:00 AM
    Dearest SuZ- Hold on. love, Kathy

  1. Date: 12/1/2013 7:41:00 AM
    A strong sense of the anticipation of grief. It is coming and you can't get out of the way.

  1. Date: 12/1/2013 12:19:00 AM
    Very appealing and touching thoughts, Suz

  1. Date: 11/30/2013 1:04:00 PM
    - Touching and beautiful words Suz! - Have a nice weekend. - oxox // Anne-Lise :)