Tilly Rivers

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Always - Poem by Tilly Rivers

By Tilly Rivers

Now there is a word
Perhaps it is not a measure of time
Mayhap a measure of the heart
Verses a length of time

Could only be for one moment
One night, one kiss
One single spark of magic
Yet it is carved in who you are

A flash. Here. Gone
Never to depart from your soul
Even if it is never repeated
Maybe you do not need a hundred years

Maybe you do not need a thousand days
Upon a thousand seconds
Maybe you only need
One single moment

A night
A moment
A flash

Lasting always
Within the keepsake of your soul

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, June 5, 2008

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