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Beneath the Twilight Stars
by Valerie Ann Roeske

Monday, August 25, 2008
Rated "PG" by the Author.
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For those who have Lost their spouse ...


The crystal light of heaven's glow,
as morning tends my eye,
Though time on earth we no longer spend,
nor dreams beneath the sky,
Your angelic eyes inscribed in me,
like daydreams present past,
Thru whispers of the silent winds,
these memories everlast,
I prayed the rain would never fall,
but saw your body weak,
Death tore the pages all away,
like a tormenting stinging thief,
No-one knows the tears I cry,
within my mirrored heart,
or the shoes that I must walk in,
when loneliness takes its part,
Death holds no sway in sacred bonds,
when love has been so true ,
This constant throbbing ache inside,
it's me still loving you,
Our heart to heart enrichment,
and soul to soul spent years,
are almost like a sad goodby,
as I dry away these tears,
Time with you was golden,
love a sacred dance,
in life I touched an angel,
I thank you for that chance,
So as I turn these pages,
as the seasons come and go,
I silently take solitude,
with dreams of love I know,
Those memories of permanence,
sweet tears my only scars,
I treasure deep and always,
beneath the twilight stars,
So in life if ever asked,
if anyone touched you true ,
look high into the heavens,
for the angel once with you !

Written by: Valerie Pearson
Jeff Mason

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Reviewed by Edwin Hurdle 7/21/2009
Your work is amazing to read.Fantastic,take care

Reviewed by H. Lena Jones 9/30/2008
Beautifully touching, Valerie. I just lost my Dad. My Mom would appreciate this write, for I'm certain this is how she feels about losing the love of her life after 67 years of marriage. Thank you!

Much blessings to you...
Reviewed by Karen Hillard (Reader) 9/20/2008
Hey Valerie, I love these beautiful words. I could totally relate this to my grandmother who passed away 5 years ago. Your words speak my feelings. Great piece. You are a talented overcomer. Your picture in your bio is beautiful. I wish you peace. Thank you for your nice comments. I appreciate them.
Reviewed by Vicky Jeter 9/18/2008
Lovely, lovely Valerie and Jeff
"Your angelic eyes inscribed in me" There's a fresh perspective.
Reviewed by ~ Holly Harbridge (Reader) 9/14/2008
A wonderful colaboration! Holly
Reviewed by Joel Andre 9/9/2008
You provide so much emotion and depth in your poetry. They flow so strong and pierce a person's heart. Loving, honest and true. Being honest with you, I have a feeling you can be a legend in the Poetry realm. Keep writing!
Reviewed by Regis Auffray 9/5/2008
Such a lovely, loving tribute, Valerie; very moving. I love the image that you have chosen to complement your verses as well. Love and best wishes to you,

Reviewed by Jeff Mason 8/26/2008
Valerie, it was an honor, a joy and a pleasure to collaborate with you. I lost a dear friend and crystal soul yesterday, named Deanna Love - a friend and co-worker. She was a priceless influence on my life, who left this earth August 25, 2008 - leaving two beautiful daughters (Kaitlyn and Rachel) and her mother, Joy. I dearly miss her. -- Jeff
Reviewed by Ed Matlack 8/26/2008
Lost the wife on 9/11 at the WTC and still seem to remember her, even after this long...Find Peace, Ed & Rufuz
Reviewed by Victoria's Poetry & Voices of Muse 8/26/2008
Beautiful Morning To You Valerie :)
Jeff & You Have Collobed An Endearment of Love Everlasting Within The Celstial Beauty of Poetry....Very Lovely Poetess & Poet
Much Love To You Always
Embraced ~ Embrassť
Reviewed by David Delaney 8/25/2008
Beautiful writing Valerie, I so enjoy reading this poem. Well done.

Reviewed by Karla Dorman, The StormSpinner 8/25/2008
So beautiful, these lines filled with love and hope - well done, Valerie (and Jeff).

(((HUGS))) and love, Karla.
Reviewed by Lois Christensen 8/25/2008
I feel just this way about my deceased love Tom. I am still grieving, and this poem helped me see the light of day tonight and under the stars I will dream of him again and one day I will be with him. So many of the verses here hit me in my heart and made me realize what a grand time I had with him.
Reviewed by Felix Perry 8/25/2008
A lovely collaboration that stirs the heart and soul. It made me think of the widow of my buddy I lost a year ago. She was about half his age and when he died I heard remarks that she would find somone new before their bed got cold etc. She stopped in to visit us not too long ago and we talked, she has no intention now or ever of having anyone I guess their is that kind of love still around.
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