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A Love Letter Sent To Heaven

Rating: 5.0

To you honey,
may you rest in the same peace
I had when we were together

If the sky could dance
I would dance with it forever
So that you could see us from Heaven
And smile.
If my memories with you
Could fit in a star
I would observe the stars
Every night
Until the dawn comes,
Or until I fell asleep
Thinking of you.
If every little bird
Could be a messenger
I would send you a love letter
With every single one of them.
If I could do all that
nights would not drug themselves in pain,
misery would be transformed in tears
and my well-kept 'I love you' would
no longer feel neglected and forgotten.

Now I can only
Dance your favourite dance alone,
Until my knees hurt more than my dry eyes
Sing your favourite song alone,
Until I run out of breath
Like I did the first time we met.
Write you a love letter
And send it to Heaven
hoping that you can forget my ignorance
on how precious time is
to be wasted on single kisses
under the warm sun.

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COMMENTS OF THE POEM
Will Barber 07 May 2006

This is lovely, and lyrical - 'dance until my knees hurt worse than my dry eyes' blew me away - the dancing, the song, the single kisses - I loved it all.

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Linda Preston 01 April 2005

Hello Ivy, First time I've read your poetry - I like this one kind of wistful - your english is very good. Don't think you need to repeat the word 'miserable twice' though

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Ivy Schex 30 March 2005

Please tell me, what does it mean? Your admirer, Ivy

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William Mae 16 March 2005

very touching, very heartfelt, you are one good writer, I can't believe how great your ideas are for poetry, your good.

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