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He Waits for Me

Invisible though you may be, I see That look of ever yearning in your eyes Your voice in utter silence calling me Your presence always lurking at my side Resisting you with every breath I take Defying what I know is destiny Afraid to close my eyes, I lie awake As you call out my name, 'Rose Bethany' Memories of my life, like autumn leaves Fall down in blazing flames of burnished gold To lie at the foot of this old oak tree In every leaf a precious story told And you my 'Death', who waited oh so long Finally take me, now that 'Life' is gone

Copyright © | Year Posted 2017




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Date: 11/18/2017 8:26:00 PM
I love your ending. Wonderful - Congrats on your win, Elaine.
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Date: 11/14/2017 2:04:00 AM
Very nicely written with lovely imagery.
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Elaine George
Date: 11/16/2017 9:24:00 AM
Thank you so much for your kind comments, James. Sincerely, Elaine
Date: 11/13/2017 6:24:00 PM
..."in every leaf a precious story told"...what a magnificent, image filled, visual this one line makes-- and a lingering thought to haunt the day. Well cone Elaine
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Date: 11/16/2017 9:25:00 AM
Thank you so much for your kind comments, James. Sincerely, Elaine
Date: 11/13/2017 1:22:00 PM
Craig must of had a tough time judging this contest with entries such as this. Congrats Elaine on your win.
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Date: 11/16/2017 9:33:00 AM
Thank you for your very kind comments, Rob. They mean so much to me. Sincerely, Elaine
Date: 11/13/2017 12:13:00 PM
VERY well-written, Elaine. CONGRATS! Janice
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Elaine George
Date: 11/16/2017 9:39:00 AM
Thank you for your kind comments, Janice. Sincerely, Elaine
Date: 11/7/2017 1:09:00 PM
Elaine, enjoyed this sonnet very much. Sooner or later we will all be called by death; you worded it very nicely. John
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Date: 11/16/2017 9:43:00 AM
Thank you for your kind comments, John. Much appreciated. Sincerely, Elaine
Date: 10/28/2017 6:21:00 AM
Deep words. Thank you for sharing.
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Elaine George
Date: 11/16/2017 9:47:00 AM
Thank you for your comments, Ayathandwa. Very much appreciated. Sincerely, Elaine