Uriah Hamilton

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Because You Have Given Me Love

We’re sauntering slowly
In the exciting evening
Exchanging a mystical kiss
Soft moonlight avenue bliss;
I turn to you when the world is cruel,
And you make everything
Exhilarating and new,
You pull me through
Periods of depression
Unanswered questions,
A life bogged down
In unhappy confusion.

I can make it through
Any falling apart scene
That mysterious forces
Have scripted for me,
I can shake off emotional debris
That crumbling walls of loneliness
Have left on me
Because you have given me love
That survives and thrives
In the midst of every despairing sadness.

Poem Submitted: Friday, January 20, 2006
Poem Edited: Saturday, January 21, 2006

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  • Ebone' Ingram (8/19/2006 1:13:00 PM)

    i'm practically crying, it's so sweet. i have lived that feeling countless times, and there is nothing better than it. my fav's list is screaming for its soul (in a good way)

    eni da kid

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  • Tara very irritated with PH injustice (8/1/2006 12:05:00 AM)

    Epic. This just says it all. Those of us who have experienced the real joy and comfort of absolute love will relate one hundred per cent to what you write so masterfully. Those of us who have lost it will relate one hundred and one per cent.... this is one I will read time and time again. Thank you. t x

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  • Shannon Chapel (1/29/2006 12:20:00 AM)

    Lovely. Another Uriah Hamilton masterpiece. Well done.

    Shannon

    P.S. Don't you ever write anything that's just mediocre? lol

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  • Amberlee Carter (1/27/2006 10:17:00 AM)

    I'm not a big fan of how this one flows..but i think the message is beautiful and sincere..I admire you Uriah.

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  • Tallie Kane (1/24/2006 12:06:00 PM)

    Wonderful, It's everything you want to say to someone that makes you a better person, I love the mysticality of it and the honesty.
    Really liked this one, a right little jem :)
    xxx tallie

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  • Linda HepnerLinda Hepner (1/24/2006 10:28:00 AM)

    I do like the phrase 'what mysterious forces/ have scripted for me.... ' as if you are sent through life by the forces and guided by your love.

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  • Sofiul Azam (1/24/2006 4:34:00 AM)

    I liked this poem very much, especially the last three lines of it. And I really admire the positive frame of your mind, the frame which sometimes brings new horizons of thinking. Yet, don't you think art matters? And it doesn't mean that I am thinking low of the charisma of art you have used in the poem; rather I am spellbound by your positivity and art.

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  • Declan McHenry (1/23/2006 3:44:00 PM)

    Ah Uriah, still on the epic journey of love. Good for you! Well expressed as ever. Uplifting stuff. Thank you.

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  • Ivy Christou (1/23/2006 9:26:00 AM)

    I like this joyful/romantic/optimistic style you have given into your poems. love is all it takes to make a depressing day gain a meaning. well done :)
    HBH

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  • Sandra Fowler (1/21/2006 4:57:00 AM)

    Yes, love is the ultimate gift. Because love never fails.It gives us light for the darkest day.Fine poem.

    Kindest regards,

    Sandra Fowler

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  • Hugh Cobb (1/20/2006 10:09:00 PM)

    A good poem, Uriah. Love can and often is the only thing that can sustain us through the stuff life throws our way. Well done.

    All the best,

    Hugh

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  • Mahnaz Zardoust-Ahari (1/20/2006 9:10:00 PM)

    So beautiful Uriah. I enjoyed it as always :)

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  • Charles Chaim Wax (1/20/2006 8:49:00 PM)

    the words so lovely and profound
    that moment
    when the heart
    has finally found
    redemption
    even if seemingly
    this tumbling world
    has caught the soul
    up in its confusion
    not so!
    the words here
    crystal clear
    like stars
    brought into the heart
    burning with the
    pure light of love
    a great uplifting poem
    the reader
    just happy to read the
    glorious words
    Thank you for giving this
    to those swallowed up in dim
    dark caves

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