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by Peter Paton
Wednesday, February 08, 2006
Rated "PG" by the Author.
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"You Can Never Turn the Clock Back "



If it's wrong to long for lost love
Then I'm as wrong as I can be
You say it's foolish, and that may be true
But it sure seems right to me

She offered me true love
That I'd never known
I saw the door to heaven
And just walked through.

And you say you'd be different
If this happened to you
But with heaven at your fingertips
I wonder what would you do

If to have love remain in your heart

For someone you once cherished

Is deemed contrary to all known laws

Then I'll run counter clockwise all my life

For I know she was the best thing

That's ever happened to me

I can live with all the consequences

Of keeping a little piece of her

Rivetted way down inside my soul

Thats the essence of us, that will never die

It can never be erased, or dissected in two

For when you love like we did

You can never say goodbye

Because goodbye is a dirty word

That just should never be said


Copyright by Peter Paton 2006

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Reviewed by Janet Bellinger 3/12/2006
I think we carry those we once loved in a tiny corner of our hearts. Once again, your words are perfect for the sentiment.

Reviewed by Mr. Ed 2/9/2006
I can live with all the consequences
Of keeping a little piece of her
Rivetted way down inside my soul

Sometimes, that's all we can do, Peter.
Reviewed by jude forese 2/8/2006
true love has no boundaries or farewells ...

the voice of passion and wisdom ring loudly in this poem, Peter ...
Reviewed by Jane Rodway 2/8/2006
Yes, lost love can be found again, I have seen it happen, if the love is true. Your writing shows the faith and belief in such love.
Reviewed by Tinka Boukes 2/8/2006
So very true Peter!!

This cuts to the core!!

love tinka
Reviewed by E T Waldron 2/8/2006
I never liked the word good bye, in fact I once wrote a poem "bad bye"there was nothing good about it;-) I like farewell better. This is a beautiful passionate poem of how true love is imprinted within us forever. We can't get rid of it even if we use every method known to man. Accept it and deal with it the best we can, enjoying the good memories of what was shared and forgetting the rest....Thanks for sharing Peter!Love that art!

Reviewed by Pier Tyler 2/8/2006
So true, your words are tugging at the heart.
I like this...
(For when you love like we did
You can never say goodbye
Because goodbye is a dirty word
That just should never be said)

This one is a keeper for me.
Reviewed by Sage Sweetwater 2/8/2006
Lost love can be rekindled and it should be if there's a strong feeling to do so. Even though the clock wound down for the love we had for someone in another year, it can be rewound and that awesome life-giving tick reset. You see, in those years, why love didn't keep accurate time was because we were not ready. We had growing to do and now that we have grown and found peace, spirituality, and quality time for love, we can now invite it in our hearts as a Whole. Thanks Peter.

Reviewed by Gwen Dickerson 2/8/2006
Passionately and tenderly expressed, Peter!
Reviewed by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado 2/8/2006

This is a wonderful write; always a job well done! BRAVO!

(((HUGS))) and much love, your Tx. friend, Karen Lynn. :D
Reviewed by Karla Dorman, The StormSpinner 2/8/2006

So true, your beautiful write. That's why I don't say good bye. I say, see you later; that way, there's always hope....

(((HUGS))) and love, Karla.
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