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The Willow Tree

The Willow Tree

Will you come and dance with me?
Beneath the crying willow tree
Where we left our hearts in time
Trading whispers drenched in rhyme

Melting into starlit skies
Just gazing in each others' eyes
Carving names upon our hearts
And finding where forever starts

Hands embraced in trembling fear
That someday they may not be near
A world of only us it seems
That eases into midnight dreams

But fall, sometimes a bitter cold
Belies the grip of hands we hold
And winter waits with baited breath
To lend a frigid hand to death

Please give her back, to dance with me
Beneath the broken willow tree
For Heaven isn't meant to end
With only one for whom You send.
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Simon Bromley

What a brilliant and beautiful portrayal of someone you miss dearly.ย  Well written.

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A Lonely Journey

Hi Simon,ย 
Thank you so much for the kind words! I really appreciate it being new. It's nice to meet you, and I look forward to seeing you around. A lot of nice people on here.ย 
And yes, a little bit of a hard write. Thanks.ย 
Take care,ย 
Matthew.ย 

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Edward Williams

Oh wow I love the cadence ๐Ÿ‘โ€trading whispers drenched in rhyme โ€œand it certainly was soaked in rhyme nice poem

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A Lonely Journey

Hi Edward,ย 
Thank you. I know, I rhyme everything. I'm like a sad Dr. Suess. But I can't help it, I'm a novice, and don't know any other forms. lol.ย 
Thanks for reading and commenting.ย 

Matthew.ย 

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Edward Williams

Your really good I love your style and Iโ€™m novice to ๐Ÿ˜Š . I loved that line cuz it felt like foreshadowing to me .. like get ready for some good rhymes coming . โ€˜โ€˜Twas awesome lol

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A Lonely Journey

Thanks so much, Edward. Nice people on this site, aren't there?ย 
I'll have to check out more of your writing when I get a chance.ย 
Appreciate it.ย 

Matthew.ย 

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Edward Williams

Yes a lot of nice people so inspiring I joined this site cuz I had one poemโ€ just createโ€ first poem I ever wrote. Lol ย then I just fell in love with this site and the people on it now Iโ€™m almost 100 poems in ๐Ÿ˜‚just love it here ย keep up the good work

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A Lonely Journey

100 poems??!! Wow, that's great Edward.ย 
Hey, thanks for being a friend.ย 

Matthew.ย 

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sparrowsong

Hello Matthew...

Sad and very Beautiful write!

Thank you for sharing...

Hugs...

sparrowsong

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A Lonely Journey

Hi Sparrowgirl,ย 
You're really nice, thank you. I really appreciate the praise, it's so nice to hear, especially from a wonderful writer like yourself.ย 

Have a great day!ย 

Matthew.ย 

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A Lonely Journey

Mitsali,ย 
Thank you so much, my friend. So many nice people on here already, and you're definitely one of them. I'm really enjoying it because everyone makes you feel at home.ย 
Appreciate the kind words!ย 

Matthew.ย 

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A Lonely Journey

Leeza,ย 
Thank you so much, my new, awesome friend. You've been helpful, and kind since I came on here, and I really appreciate it, honestly.ย 
You're great!ย 

Matthew.ย 

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deano

You made me cry ๐Ÿ˜ญ๐Ÿ˜ญ๐Ÿ˜ญ๐Ÿ˜ญ
beautiful โค๏ธ

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A Lonely Journey

Deano,ย 
Thank you so much. I'm sorry I made you cry, but that's what poetry's about sometimes, right? Life is strange, and tough(usually people are crying because my poetry's so bad! lol).ย 
Thanks Deano, you're really great.ย 

Matthew.ย 

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deano

To spark an emotion
is the greatest effect โค๏ธ

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Silent Dreamer

Absolutely beautiful, it's hard to remember someone, the memories, because the pain of missing accompanies it. But once you have such beautiful memories, there's a unexplainable pleasantness about it. You've portrayed it so brilliantly here, it flows like a breeze and there's a very strong depth of emotion. Stunning! ๐Ÿ˜Š๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿฝ

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A Lonely Journey

Silent Screaming Meemie,ย 
Thank you so much! You're just the nicest person. (and you're really not a 'moob', so don't ever think that of yourself. ; )ย 
You've become a wonderful friend already, and you're so smart, and such a great writer, that any comment from you, feels great(except that one where you said 'Your poetry reminds me of a yak with an extensive duodenal disorder!' That one hurt a little bit). Kidding, emoji girl.ย 
You're just a wonderful person, that's all I can say.ย 
Thanks for the kind words always.ย 

Matthew.ย 

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