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Jack R Roberts

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The Message
by Jack R Roberts

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The Message


A note in a bottle drifting at sea,
With a message for someone, who will it be?
The message inside it so long locked away,
Needing more to be read, with each passing day.

How many years its been drifting around,
In wait of the current to wash it a ground.
Waiting for someone its message to read,
Someone, who is lonely, someone in need.

A few times it has found its way to the beach,
Hoping that someone will see it and reach.
But then once again it’s washed out with the tide,
It’s long unread message still locked up inside.

The message inside of it, penned by the hand,
Of a lonely young man, from a far away land.
He then cast his message out to the sea,
In hope that a lonely young lady might see.

As he stands waiting for her on a far away shore,
She walks the beach looking, not knowing what for.
They long for each other, together to be.
As the long unread message, drifts in the sea.

Jack Roberts – Sept 2002

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Reviewed by Mary Cannon 4/1/2003
A nice read you do have a way with words..
Reviewed by Connie Hinnen Cook 3/30/2003
Seems even more beautiful than the first time I read it.
Reviewed by Tinka Boukes 3/30/2003
I am working on a bottle message myself ...here is some line of it..as a preview..
I Say farewell to those bottles!
You have celebrated their contents
Now I fill them with messages
And releasing them slowly
On wild current promises
..\
Love you poem and may you read mine soon
Love
Tinka
Reviewed by Oisín Breen 3/30/2003
a powerful message
Reviewed by Bobbi Duffy 3/29/2003
Touchingly beautiful. full of unfulfilled promise.
Reviewed by E T Waldron 3/29/2003
Very beautfiully written, it still has hope;-)
Reviewed by Faye Enno (Reader) 3/29/2003
Very nice Jack!
Reviewed by Sandie Angel 3/29/2003
Beautiful! I hope they will meet each other very soon.

Sandie Angel :o) a.k.a. May Lu $*_*$
Reviewed by SilverCeltic Moon 3/29/2003
I love this! Reminds me of that book "Message in a Bottle". Wonderful poem. ;) Silver
Reviewed by Elizabeth Taylor (Reader) 3/29/2003
Lovely the second time around.
Bravo.
Reviewed by Sandra Corona 3/29/2003
Beautiful sentiments. Sometimes the message may wind up going to the wrong person so its best that it 'bides' its time for the right one.
Sandy
Reviewed by *********** ********** (Reader) 3/29/2003
Wonderful poetry Jack........You're truly a master of wording.....ty, Dani
Reviewed by Marilyn Seray 3/29/2003
very very nicc. so sad
Reviewed by Retta (Reindeer) Mckenzie 3/29/2003
This was so very sad and beautiful! I am so glad you reposted it! I never got to see it the first time around, and I would have missed this lovely poem,

Reindeer
Reviewed by Victor Jensen 3/29/2003
Hope it's the beginning of a true love. Anyway it's a excellent poem.
Reviewed by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado 3/29/2003
beautiful message in this write, russ; and love the rhyming in this! love, your friend in texas, karen lynn. (((HUGS))) :)
Reviewed by Floria Kelderhouse (Reader) 3/29/2003
Jack this is so nice...I always wished to find a message in a bottle...great sentiments here..Floria
Reviewed by Kate Clifford 3/29/2003
Beautiful. I remember this one. It is still one of my favorites.
Reviewed by Dale Clark 3/29/2003
The message drifts forever. Great write!

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