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Departed

He left her side
Going...   She knows not where

The last sound of footsteps
fading away


But...   He will come back

Looking through old photographs
Love letters and places

He will be back.

He will come back     to her caring arms
Her compassionate eyes
Their secret ways      and her smiling face.

He will be back

A little bit too early

A little bit too late.

Far too late 

Far too late   to unlock the door to his desired faith.

Far too late     for begging apologies


No one has ever returned from the dead.



Just  a poem :)


Copyright © | Year Posted 2018




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Date: 9/10/2019 8:14:00 AM
Sad and beautiful a potent poetic combination.
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Date: 9/4/2019 4:54:00 AM
I didn't foresee the ending last time So well done. Panangiota Romios
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Date: 3/14/2019 11:48:00 AM
Hello, Charmaine! I read your poetry over a year ago. You are the reason I joined the soup a month ago. I had no idea I could be a member. Your poetry is total beauty and magic. Thank you for being! And the beauty you share. Love, Panagiota Love, Panagiota
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Date: 2/1/2019 1:54:00 PM
very nice write...a far cry from the tv's operatic overtones
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Date: 12/12/2018 9:27:00 AM
Stopping by to check out anything new... : ))
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Date: 12/8/2018 1:44:00 PM
Aesthetic and universal. Thanks for sharing...…………..peace!
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Date: 11/23/2018 3:20:00 AM
Charms, you paint pain as authentically as anyone I’ve read.. I hope that’s not pulling from personal experience. You are too lovely in every way to ever suffer such!
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Date: 11/22/2018 3:48:00 PM
Beautiful, strong ending. "No one has ever returned from the dead". This is beautiful. Happy to read your poems again.
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Date: 10/27/2018 12:42:00 AM
Hi Charmaine, a deep poem with such powerful emotions displayed. There are many words I wish I had taken the time to say to loved ones that have passed. I love the content of this little gem Charmaine. Have a wonderful Saturday. Hugs....Mike. XX
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Date: 9/19/2018 4:54:00 AM
I did a similar collaboration with Judy about death, will be posted soon.. You captured the emotions deeply and emotively... Sadly when someone has gone, there are so many words left unspoken.... Great poetry Charmaine..
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Date: 9/18/2018 1:04:00 AM
A deep hurt expressed with a mournful beauty and charm.
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Date: 9/17/2018 1:45:00 PM
Another gem Charmaine. It invokes an essence of the surreal. Great pen. Thanks for posting.
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Date: 9/16/2018 7:29:00 AM
He will come to you in your thoughts, your dreams, and always lives deep in your heart. Im in love with this poem Charma
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Date: 9/16/2018 6:58:00 AM
I like the tone of this haunting poem, Charmaine. Well done.
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Date: 9/15/2018 6:19:00 PM
Chilling, Charmaine, but beautiful, too.
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