If Only.

A short poem written while mourning.

If only

you could hold my hand

the way you used to do.

If only

you could whisper:

“My darling I love you.”

If only that I could reply:

“My darling I love you too.”

Dark clouds in my mind might vanish,

once again my sky will be blue.


E.W.Peters.   05-07-2017.


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Ah, if only: such sadness and longing are held in so few words and most of us have said them at some point or will in the time to come. A loving tribute to your wife. Sue.x


Beautiful little poem Peter, and of course I know just how you feel. If. Only the sky could be blue for everyone, but sadly life is just not like that.
Val xxx

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