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Linda-Marie

I suffer I suffer in the shadows of empty clouds Sorrow consumes the very essence of who I am Evil lives, yet beauty dies, why? Why not me? Her words brightened the world A woman I will never know Has left me sad That life was stolen The devils work is never done Her heart is penned in poetic verse To live on, so that we may all remember The brightness of her smiles The kindness of her heart Late in the night, I read verse after verse and verse A tear I do shed in silence For the woman I never knew Her heart lives on in whimsical prose I lay down in her memory this red sweet rose Notes: Dedicated to Linda-Marie Sweetheart of Poetry Soup At the time I did not know her struggles, and yet here she was full of kindness to us all here. Let us never forget the angels who walk amongst us. God bless.

Copyright © | Year Posted 2014




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Date: 2/27/2016 8:18:00 AM
Arthur, this is a beautiful tribute to our Linda-Marie, she was a good friend to me and I miss her very much, she truly had a kind soul and she would just love this poem, of that I know ~
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Date: 2/27/2016 8:10:00 PM
I am warmed to know she was your friend, because I do believe good people have a way of finding each other. Re-reading this, I think I will have to find a beautiful photo to go with this poem! Hugs
Date: 9/13/2014 9:57:00 AM
This is an expressive tribute to a talented poetess who I never met except through her works, but heard mention of her several times. Let us not forget that many people suffer alone without our knowledge and carry on being a great example to us by being strong in silence. [such people exist on Soup and merit our prayers.] // paul
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Date: 9/15/2014 5:23:00 PM
Thank you Paul, very much appreciated!
Date: 9/6/2014 10:35:00 PM
Arthur; You say you never knew her - yet you write this great tribute for her. This is great, because she was a great Lady. I also did a poem for her when she was still alive. May she R.I.P. Thanks for sharing... Lucilla
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Date: 9/7/2014 6:37:00 PM
Thank you Lucilla, I am just glad to have met so many nice people and to have gotten such great inspirations and help from all of you!
Date: 9/6/2014 8:31:00 AM
I did not know her, but she has left her touch all over. @~~`~ a rose for a love that goes from the paper to the pages, an angel who inspires, now one that never ages, a sweetheart to the ones who knew, she is in heaven now, looking down on you. xx
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Date: 9/7/2014 6:34:00 PM
I love your poetic comments, you too are an angel!!!!
Date: 9/6/2014 7:57:00 AM
I see from the comments that this lady was a genuine sweetheart and blessed soul. Yes we have such people among us but often we only see after they are gone. However seems she was greatly noticed and appreciated while still here. True love, true kindness gets that type of notice. A truly great tribute you have written my friend!
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Date: 9/7/2014 6:34:00 PM
Even I didn't know her well, yes she was, then again, you are a very bright light here too with words of praise and encouragement for all, and its very much appreciated!!!!
Date: 9/6/2014 7:37:00 AM
Angels are always remembered, and always with us. Enjoyed eve
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arthur vaso
Date: 9/7/2014 6:32:00 PM
Thank you Eve, and I am happy to see you here!!!!!!
Date: 9/6/2014 6:25:00 AM
A very sweet tribute Arthur! I cud not meet her on soup but ur words make her come alive! We may perish but Kindness remains for all times to come!
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arthur vaso
Date: 9/7/2014 6:31:00 PM
Thank you, so many kind people here including you!!
Date: 9/6/2014 3:30:00 AM
A wonderful tribute to Linda-Marie I wish I had had the pleasure of meeting her on soup - her memory lives on forever Arthur:-)
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Date: 9/7/2014 6:31:00 PM
Thanks Jan, I didn't know her well, just she was very welcoming and sincere to me!