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  Heart and Soul: One Last Dream
by Richard Lee Orey
Saturday, November 19, 2011
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The anguished plea of a separated soul mate



 


                                                                         Heart and Soul:

                                       One Last Dream


                                                                            (Authored and Recited by Richard Lee Orey)                


 


 


                          O, Dear Heart

                          There never can be another

                          You are my heart and soul


                       The hurt of being alone

                        Lingers as time stands still

                        My need a growing pain

                        Your love my only fill

                        The memory of your company

                        Watches over my aching soul

                        The absence of your loving heart

                        Leaving a vacant hole

                        I search my deadened mind

                        To know again your joyful love

                        No way on Earth to compensate

                        Your love now up above

                        O, the angels in God's Heaven

                        Know the secret of your role

                        For there never can be another

                        You are my heart and soul

                        There never can be another

                        You are my heart and soul

                        How to know God's will is done

                        When my ache remains so strong

                        Every moment of every hour

                        Tells me where you belong

                        And so I beg for mercy

                        And the pleasure of your life

                        Resurrection and renewal

                        As my first and only wife

                        I ask for one last dream

                        To hold you close once more

                        And breathe with you as one

                        As we enter Heaven's Door

                        O, the angels in God's Heaven

                        Know the secret of your role

                        For there never can be another

                        You are my heart and soul

                        There never can be another

                        You are my heart and soul

 

                                                Richard Lee Orey

                                                                                                Copyright 2011

 

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Reviewed by La Belle Rouge Poetess Of The Heart
Richard this is a reflection of a true and eternal love. It touched me so deeply and brought me to tears.
Reviewed by MaryGrace Patterson
I know exactly how you feel as I lost my husband , who was the love of my life and soulmate in July of this year. Sorrow consumes me at times as I try to go on . My heart goes out to you and your deep loss...M
Reviewed by Maria Cristina Falcon (Reader)
I could never imagine the good fortune of stumbling into you and your poetry. Your magical words embody all the longings and loneliness I feel over the loss of my husband. Thank you for accepting me as a friend.
Reviewed by Bernice Lakota
Absolutely sublime my friend, you never ever disappoint me, sorry I've been away from AD for so long, I tell you with two kids, homeschooling, Forever Young Revolution blog and so many projects I feel LOST lol, but I'm not complaining because such beautiful words as these are as refreshing as a cool lemonade on a hot summer's day xoxo
Reviewed by Carole Mathys
I too, join the other ladies having trouble reading this through the tears. A beautiful heartfelt tribute to the love of a soul mate.

Carole~
Reviewed by Regis Auffray
The true and deep expressive tribute of love to a soulmate. Thank you for sharing, Richard. Love and peace to you,

Regis
Reviewed by Karen Vanderlaan
beautiful heartfelt poem!
Reviewed by Jeanette Cooper
Richard, this is a beauitful write. The voice you give to your recitation is filled with melancholy that edges your expression of love. Well done, Richard.
Reviewed by JMS Bell
FILLED WITH THE ACHE OF LOSS BUT THE BEAUTY OF LOVE...A FINE WORK. THANKS FOR SHARING. LOVE, BLESSINGS & FAITH...JOYCE * HIS INSPIRATION
Reviewed by Christine Alwin
Richard, this is moving beyond words, I can't find any to express the tremendous beauty and soul in such a love you share, for eternity~
Blessings,
Christine
Reviewed by Liana Margiva
EXCELLENT!!!!!!!!!!!!! VERY TALENTED!!!!!! GOLDEN WORDS!!!!!!!!!!!!!! DEAR RICHARD, THIS IS YOUR BEST POEM!!!!!!!!!!! Liana Margiva
Reviewed by Micki Peluso
Oh Richard,
I cannot type for the tears rushing down my face. I've rarely read such pure emotion and love from a man to his wife. I canot write anymore.

LOve and prayers,

Micki
Reviewed by Amber Moonstone
Richard,
As I listen to your tender voice reciting this poignant words, tears flow with compassion for your pain. To lose someone so dear and close to your heart and soul can be unbearable. I can feel the paasionate energy in your poetry. Just simply beautifully written and presented. You are an amazing poet and speaker. Thank you for sharing your heart and soul with us.

Much, much peace, light and love,
Amber
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