Lora Colon

Bronze Star - 2,729 Points (26 September 1944 / Missouri - United States)

This Nearly Was Mine


Reality in a world of illusions,
Love still tender on the vine,
Light replacing the darkness,
This nearly was mine

Hope once dead, resurrected,
Despair, now forced to resign;
A glimpse of heaven's promise,
This nearly was mine

Eyes revealing warmth and passion,
A heart offering love divine,
Kisses that hinted at paradise,
This nearly was mine

O Lord, give me back that hour
I first glimpsed your grand design;
Don't hasten to chastise my failures,
But grant me what nearly was mine!

Submitted: Monday, April 08, 2013
Edited: Wednesday, October 09, 2013

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  • Rookie - 433 Points David Lessard (12/1/2013 8:58:00 AM)

    Very moving. Reminds me of a past relationship where toward the end, everything fell through. Such is life! (Report) Reply

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