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There For Me

Looking back, one thing comes clean-glass clear you were always there for me subduing every fear. I tried to do my duty, be a husband strong and steady but you came through when I was only half ready. So oft you had to be not just a mom but a dad too. It wounds me to confesss it but we both know it’s true. Memories of sworn promises to you I didn’t keep cauterize my conscience and cost me peaceful sleep. Yes, dear, you were always there for me seasons in and seasons out. Thus you immeasurably blessed my life of that there can be no doubt. I like to think I repaid you at least a loving little. If not, I pray God grant me mercy and an acquittal.

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Date: 1/1/2021 6:40:00 PM
A poem written from a warm heartfelt heart. Enjoyed reading. Hugs Eve
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Paul Schneiter
Date: 1/2/2021 10:09:00 AM
Thank you, Eve. I value and appreciate your kind comment. And I value and appreciate your poetry. Hugs, Paul
Date: 12/13/2020 8:13:00 PM
Such a wonderful dedication to the love of your life. Yes, she has always been there for you and she always will be. Your thoughts caress gently around me and my heart. This is so beautiful and tender. :) Hugs, Brandy
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Paul Schneiter
Date: 12/13/2020 9:43:00 PM
Brandy,it itsn't possible for me to thank you adequately for your kind comment. I was beginning to think my poem was so bad that after circa 1,400 hits, only one person commented on it. Hugs, Paul
Date: 12/4/2020 6:20:00 AM
Question from poem's author. Has anyone had difficulty commenting on this poem?
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Brandy Nicole
Date: 12/13/2020 8:11:00 PM
Paul, I am able to read and comment on your poem. ~ Brandy
Date: 11/24/2020 8:25:00 AM
A lovely thank you...deserving of acquittal.
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Paul Schneiter
Date: 11/24/2020 7:29:00 PM
Thank you, Arturo. I value and appreciate your comment. With every good wish, Paul