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Waiting For You…

When you’re away,
My skies are so gray,
I know my darkness worries you,
When you can’t stay,
Make me believe,
Our love is real,
Letting me feel,
The joy of the world again…

My love,
I wish you could understand,
When you are not here,
To chase away my fear,
The darkness closes in,
And I feel the end so near…

I’m trying to hold on,
But the rope is slipping
From my grasp-
And you are not here,
To catch me when I fall…

Someone once told me,
In the battle of life,
You will always find yourself alone,
And that is when your heart,
Must be made of stone…

Such words he said to me,
How deeply you must look,
To see the stone in me-
My smile is all they see…

I don’t like it when you go away,
The shadows come then,
And want to play,
Calling my name,
Enticing me to enter,
Their dark world,
And never be alone again…

My love,
Once you said;
“Wait for me,
I will come-
Through hell’s bright fire,
On the wings of our desire
To be together at the end…”

You asked me then,
If I would be there still,
At the end of time,
Waiting for you,
When I can finally claim
You as mine…

Will I be there?
I don’t know-
I want to be,
I love you so much,
Just once,
I would like to touch,
Your sweet lips,
Kiss you long and deep,
Lay down so close to you,
Watch you as you sleep…

Will I wait for you?
I want to-
Don’t make me
Wait too long,
My heart,
Is not that strong…

I Miss you so much,
Missing your loving touch,
Your gentle kisses you leave,
So sweetly on my face,
Waiting for you baby-

As long as I can…

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Reviewed by Tami Ryan
Ah... such longing - I felt this one!! Wonderfully done.

Reviewed by Lisa Hilbers
Retta, Hang on to true love. Or at least give it a chance to turn into that. Great write! ~SH~
Reviewed by Rodney Bohen
Go where your heart leads you and record what you see....
Rodney Evan Bohen
Reviewed by Alexandra* OneLight*® Authors & Creations
Another gem of longing and love sweetly and beautifully expressed, Reindeer.
Reviewed by Christine Morell
This is truly beautiful, moving poetry.
Reviewed by Jaclynn Huntington
Awesome write that knows the heart.
Reviewed by Tinka Boukes
Beautiful loving write Retta!!

Love Tinka
Reviewed by Susan Cook-Jahme
Hi Bear - this is a super write, I enjoyed it so much :0)
Reviewed by Nicole Davis Vergara (Reader)
Retta such a excellant poetic rendition of the churnings of longing and yearning you have portrayed here, and the emotions to a obvious driving it as always my friend!!!!
Reviewed by jude forese
very lovely write...
Reviewed by Ron (sketchman) Axelson
Longing too long expressed here. Well worth the read. Awesome picture........
Reviewed by E T Waldron
superb yearning ,lovely admissions beautiful expressions...guess I like it, wondrous Reindeer!;-)
Reviewed by Kate Clifford
Very longing lovely write!
Reviewed by Marilyn Seray
Reindeer, this is so beautiful
Reviewed by Ted Sheridan (Reader)
Don't throw this out with the bath water.
Reviewed by T. Emilie Dybevik (Reader)
Devotion. Devoted to love. This is really beautiful.

Thank you,
Reviewed by Tony Nerone
Beautiful loving write. I felt the longing in this piece, Rein.

Reviewed by Gwen Dickerson
Ahemmmm, (clearing my throat) hehehe, I sure hope he gets to you in a hurry, especially if he looks like that picture! hehe! Forgive me Reindeer, I'm in a giddy, silly mood tonight and your poem and picture, fired me up! Well done!
Reviewed by Carolyn Red Bear (The Bear Paw)
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