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The Night Summons, The Heart Remembers, The Tears Fall

The Night Summons, The Heart Remembers, The Tears Fall You were first love so dearly missed now shadow haunts nights wail moaning cries then nothing cold aching silence I cringe, brain reality rebels heart swells to eat again your touch hold, crave, anything a kiss a sweet gaze warmth in winter's bed coffee at dawn hot, hot, hot, your body moon's radiant glows love vows sworn islands we dream that promise and hope and much more can you not see there was earth sky, life, forever love, and you and me- gone, gone, gone emptiness reigns you were first love, now so dearly missed Robert J. Lindley, nov 5. 2001 free verse Note: 11/5/2001 And in the silent sky darkness overcame light earth, its movement stopped fate and time won silence its accursed black veil dropped and a lost soul asked why.... Note: 9-13-2020 Again darkness looms its claws search earth in silence waits to see the results of time and fate...

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Date: 10/22/2020 9:46:00 PM
My dear friend, your emotional artistry never ceases to enthrall my imagination and break my heart. This gems shines with a sad beauty of wistful reverie and yearning for a lost love. Beautiful emotive and evocative poetry, Robert. Your heart is spilled upon the page. Warmest wishes always my inspiring friend.. ~Susan
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Date: 9/15/2020 5:26:00 AM
Beautifully worded, but somewhat bittersweet. "islands we dream" love this. We ask so many times, sometimes we get answers; sometimes not. Well penned.
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Robert Lindley
Date: 9/16/2020 7:01:00 AM
Thank you my friend. We ask and we hope. Life gives and sadly sometimes it also takes. We are better off if we appreciate its many gifts and not bemoan too much that which its takes.. God bless...
Date: 9/15/2020 5:01:00 AM
Such a poem of love, and the note written of Nov. 5 2001...so heartbreaking and now again...a note awaiting time and fate. You and your wife and son are in my thoughts and prayers, dear Robert. ~ Elaine
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Robert Lindley
Date: 9/16/2020 6:58:00 AM
Thank you my friend. Life is what it is. We must adapt to reality. Thank you for your kindness and concern.. God bless..
Date: 9/13/2020 6:49:00 PM
Very pretty.
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Robert Lindley
Date: 9/14/2020 2:48:00 AM
Thank you my friend. It is as it was- a look into youth, life , romance and fate's ever mysterious hands. As time and fate oft conspire to deliver epic loss/sadness/heartbreak and dreams crushed. Whereas one must consider such as "life lessons learned"--a part of growing up . God bless.
Date: 9/13/2020 4:46:00 PM
Robert, your short stabbing verses impart the pain of your loss. Take care...peace!
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Robert Lindley
Date: 9/14/2020 2:44:00 AM
Thank you friend. That was composed 19 years ago about what had happened almost 20 year prior to my writing about it. Life has not been easy and even now that pattern holds its sad course my friend.. God bless..