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Hold Me Tender

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Hold me tender as I slumber
Stay beside me while I sleep
Be forever in my dreaming
Keep me close lest I should weep

Soothe my anguish in the morning
Ease my heart from noontime care
Then as twilight grows upon me
Promise that you'll still be there

So remain before the darkness
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Thursday, September 25, 2014
Topic(s) of this poem: Grief
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COMMENTS OF THE POEM
Amitava Sur 01 October 2014

A lovely poem with beautiful wishes to heal the heart. Very emotional, heart touching one.

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Diane Hine 01 October 2014

It's easy to imagine these words accompanied by a soft melody.

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Dave Walker 28 September 2014

A wonderful poem, our memories can see us through the night when we need them the most.

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Ken E Hall 28 September 2014

Lovely words indeed sure are tender and for sure the request will be lovingly granted...love is a poem like this a pleasure to read...regards

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Lyn Paul 27 September 2014

Your beautiful heart forever healing Valerie. Your memories to be cherished.

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Anil Kumar Panda 19 April 2020

A beautiful poem on the sadness that sometimes we feel in life.Sometimes we feel lonely and disinterested in life. Very nicely crafted to make it touching. 'So remain before the darkness Touches all this troubled mind Linger in the night's cold shadows All my heartache to unbind'.. is a nice stanza. Loved it.

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Roseann Shawiak 04 January 2015

Very passionate plea for hopeful understanding, wanting to be renewed somehow without going through the intense solitude of loss. Totally squeezed my heart like a sponge filled with painful tears. Awesome poem with a symphony of sadness surrounding it. Great poem, Valerie. Love it. RoseAnn

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Hold me tender as I slumber Rescue me from solitude Stay with me until the morning When the day be then renewed An excellent poem declaring the pain of soul which increases more with the torture of loneliness but great like you are those who forebear and share it.Well done. This poem has really taken my heart away. Col Muhammad Khalid Khan

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Kelvin Owusu 16 October 2014

as always an elegant piece of poetry

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Tirupathi Chandrupatla 01 October 2014

Soul needs to be rescued from solitude. A passionate plea delivered in a beautiful poem.

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