Ernestine Northover

Veteran Poet - 1,712 Points (25th March 1943)

Moving On - Poem by Ernestine Northover

I'm moving on and forward now
Into spheres unknown,
I'm trying to find the strength somehow,
To make it on my own.

I'm starting with a chapter new,
A fresh page in my life,
I've had to become an adapter, who
Was once a loving wife!

I'm struggling hard to find a way
To come to terms with pain,
An throughout all the crying, pray
That I will smile again.

I'm moving on and forward now,
And hope time will be kind,
Lifting my lonely spirit somehow,
For eventual peace to find.

© Ernestine Northover

Comments about Moving On by Ernestine Northover

  • Andrew Blakemore (9/18/2008 1:13:00 PM)

    A beautiful expression of grief and the resultant pain. A positive message to all who have lost loved ones. Excellent poem. Love, Andrew (Report)Reply

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  • (12/2/2006 12:08:00 AM)

    We feel your sadness, admire your braveness, will you on in your struggle. A wonderful piece of acceptance of the worst that life can bring; of hope and of moving on, beloved Ernestine. Bittersweet, delicate. Remarkable, as you are. t x (Report)Reply

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  • (11/26/2006 7:36:00 PM)

    Ernestine this is a warmly penned piece without sentimentality. It is honest and direct and a sign of someone with spirit and courage. My thoughts are with you. May your creative soul nourish you during this period of transition. love, Allie xxxxxxxxxxx (Report)Reply

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  • (11/26/2006 6:40:00 PM)

    Thank you, Ernestine, for all that you give to your readers and friends. Now it is time for you to receive. So, here's praying that you will find what you need to more than survive in the days to come... Much love, Esther (Report)Reply

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  • Linda Hepner (11/26/2006 4:59:00 PM)

    It seems only yesterday we were all sending you our prayers. Now they are intensified. You are a beautiful and sincere lady whose words move us, strike home and enable us to see ourselves in you.
    Love to you, Linda

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  • (11/26/2006 4:43:00 PM)

    Full of encouragement
    I know you will stand strong, I see such beauty and strength every time I read one of your writings.
    Your strength reminds me of the stories of Guenevere
    Love to you

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  • (11/26/2006 4:37:00 PM)

    You are so brave Ernestine and so very wise, you offer us words of encouragement and hope for the future, I can see why so many people like you, what a gem you are.........................................What a STAR! ! !
    Love duncan X

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  • Brian Dorn (11/26/2006 4:23:00 PM)

    A message of courage and survival, one of which I'm sure many people can relate to. There is always peace to be found in your poetry... great write, Ernestine!

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Poem Submitted: Sunday, November 26, 2006

Poem Edited: Saturday, November 27, 2010

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