ANDREW BLAKEMORE

Rookie - 395 Points (01/01/1966 / BIRMINGHAM)

If Ice Should Form Around My Heart - Poem by ANDREW BLAKEMORE

If ice should form around my heart
And love deserted me,
My life should not be worth a jot
And winter always be,
Yet I would pray the spring should come
And with it bring the thaw,
Then frozen streams should flow again
And I could love once more.

But while the birds keep singing
And the blossoms drape the trees,
I'll dance for joy each day I live
And float upon the breeze,
Each morning I shall wake with cheer
And like the lark then fly,
Unto the banks of golden cloud
Within the dawning sky.


Comments about If Ice Should Form Around My Heart by ANDREW BLAKEMORE

  • Akhtar Jawad (4/6/2018 10:22:00 PM)

    Hope for springs makes a winter tolerable. (Report)Reply

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  • C.R. Clark (8/8/2011 1:14:00 PM)

    Beautiful poem, Andrew. I love the last verse especially. A great philosophy for a happy life. Thanks
    Richard
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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, July 26, 2011

Poem Edited: Wednesday, May 15, 2013


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