David Wood

(07 April 1950 / London)

Sweet Valentine


To lay forever never to be parted
Is but a sweet lover's dream.
Somewhere the chord snapped
And we were parted.

Eternity took you away
From my sight, your sound no
Longer audible. I am left to drift
Thinking of you my dear Valentine.

I wander the long days alone
In the hills or through the park,
Walking Clara around the lake
Or along the sandy beach.

I sit and wait for my time to come
When we will meet, walk and run
Through green fields of eternity
And you can once again be my
Sweet Valentine.

Submitted: Tuesday, March 26, 2013
Edited: Tuesday, March 26, 2013

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A poem about Tina my wife who died in 2012

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  • Heather Wilkins (5/29/2013 3:57:00 PM)

    this is beautiful and touching. the last stanza is a perfect finish to meet your valentine someday. R I P valentine (Report) Reply

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