Marilyn Saunders

Rookie (6/30/1931 / Detroit MI)

Forever - Poem by Marilyn Saunders

Oh! to dance just one more time
To feel your arms around me
To feel your warm breath on my neck
You know my love surrounds thee

We've walked the beaches hand in hand
We've laughed at many sights
And then, dear one, we've shared our love in the quiet of the night.

When it's time to leave this world ~ and it will surely be
Our ashes will become entwined and carried out to sea
We won't know what lies ahead, we won't know what's in store
We only know somehow, someway we'll dance on distant shores.


Poet's Notes about The Poem

Dedicated to my husband of 59yrs. I am a stroke survivor but confined to a wheelchair and wish I could 'dance one more time' I am 82.

Comments about Forever by Marilyn Saunders

  • Tiger Lily Love (6/29/2013 8:41:00 PM)


    A very touching poem! The last stanza not only stays with you long after you read the poem, but captures the true essence of forever. (Report) Reply

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  • Gajanan Mishra (6/29/2013 7:52:00 PM)


    dancing on distant shore, very beautiful. thanks.
    I invite you to read my poems and comment.
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Poem Submitted: Saturday, June 29, 2013

Poem Edited: Thursday, July 25, 2013


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