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SEA
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0 posted 01-05-2002 12:31 AM       View Profile for SEA   Email SEA   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems   Click to Submit your Poem to Passions  View IP for SEA


It was in that very moment
it was written bold in his eyes
storm clouds of darkest grey brewing
trying hopelessly to disguise

I waited and watched
for chance to convey
words from my heart
wanted desperately to say

Maybe it was his pride
or perhaps it was my own
it doesn’t really matter
with the time so quickly flown

I thought he might say it
I know he thought I’d cry
but the only thing I was able to do
was smile and say good bye

Now the words are choking me
as they were left here on tip of tongue
when they should have been voiced
in some poetic fashion, or gently sung

I should have said ‘I love you’
and not gave a damn to consequence
I should have said ‘I love you’
and let go of self defense…..


~SEA~

"...and she swears there's nothing wrong
I hear her playin that same ol song"~Fuel~Bad Day

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Startime
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1 posted 01-05-2002 12:35 AM       View Profile for Startime   Email Startime   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems   Click to visit Startime's Home Page   View IP for Startime

*sigh* sometimes we let our fears dictate too much to us and lose something precious. My heart goes out to you....I know this feeling well. **big hugs**

Love I leave with you whether it is in your life now or yet the essense of your dreams.

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2 posted 01-05-2002 12:37 AM       View Profile for Larry C   Email Larry C   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems   Click to visit Larry C's Home Page   View IP for Larry C

Susan,
You didn't! Really? I don't believe it. I think it's just a poem...a good poem...but just a poem. I love you're poetry but I thought you were always on the otherside of this subject. Surpise.
Jamie
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3 posted 01-05-2002 12:43 AM       View Profile for Jamie   Email Jamie   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems   Click to visit Jamie's Home Page   View IP for Jamie

Nice poem SEA-- I'm with Larry on this one-- you seem to be more of an I did- rather than a I shoulda...
enjoyed this

There is society where none intrudes, by the deep sea, and music in its roar.
byron

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4 posted 01-05-2002 01:01 AM       View Profile for ecrivan   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems   Click to visit ecrivan's Home Page   View IP for ecrivan

A touching poem, maybe just wanting to be more thoughtful when you are already?Nicely done.

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5 posted 01-05-2002 01:26 AM       View Profile for Marsha   Email Marsha   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems   Click to visit Marsha's Home Page   View IP for Marsha

Circe darling girl YOU do know you're on the Crying List don't you? And if you hadn't made it already you would have made it with this one.
Wonderful writing darling girl absolutely wonderful. Now go and read the poem and deliver your punishment.

I would give you a time to have it delivered by but I haven't anyone else so it wouldn't be fair However before my birthday would be nice. That's 14 days dearest sister of my heart.

Do I love this? YES I Do, does it excuse you? NO it doesn't

Good luck with the punishment I suppose you want the link? Okay
http://piptalk.com/pip/Forum53/HTML/000128.html

Love and warm stuff
As always
Mushy

     
  

To give light to them that sit in darkness..... to guide our feet into the way of peace St John ch2 v1

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6 posted 01-05-2002 01:59 AM       View Profile for Logan   Email Logan   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems  View IP for Logan

Ahhh, SEA, for these thoughts can torment with the what ofs, but then again, it is living with the if dids..very gentle smile..A very very good write and read
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7 posted 01-05-2002 02:19 AM       View Profile for JamesMichael   Email JamesMichael   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems  View IP for JamesMichael

Yes and those moments do arrive if we stick with it...James
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8 posted 01-05-2002 03:33 AM       View Profile for Midnitesun   Email Midnitesun   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems  View IP for Midnitesun

"I should have said ‘I love you’
and not gave a damn to consequence
I should have said ‘I love you’
and let go of self defense….."

Carpe diem. "It's now or never...
Tomorrow may be too late." Remember what the King sang?
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9 posted 01-05-2002 07:01 AM       View Profile for Kethry   Email Kethry   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems  View IP for Kethry

SEA,
I'll have another of your regret concoctions, this one took my breath away.
Keth

Here in the midst of my lonely abyss, a single joy I find...your presence in my mind.  Unknown


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10 posted 01-05-2002 07:19 AM       View Profile for Sunshine   Email Sunshine   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems   Click to visit Sunshine's Home Page   View IP for Sunshine


Darn that old self-defense...but one never knows fully...you listened to the heart in this one, SEA...and you did it proud...
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11 posted 01-05-2002 07:36 AM       View Profile for Dee   Email Dee   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems  View IP for Dee

Susan....you shoulda!
Dee

I wish you every happiness and may you always have the best of the good things in life.     a brand

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12 posted 01-05-2002 07:38 AM       View Profile for Janet Marie   Email Janet Marie   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems  View IP for Janet Marie

                     Now the words are choking me
                    as they were left here on tip of tongue
                    when they should have been voiced
                    in some poetic fashion, or gently sung

                    I should have said ‘I love you’
                    and not gave a damn to consequence
                    I should have said ‘I love you’
                    and let go of self defense…..

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aching regret set to rhyme divine....
so sad
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13 posted 01-05-2002 09:28 AM       View Profile for Enchantress   Email Enchantress   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems  View IP for Enchantress

Susan...this is soooo good!  Now you know you shoulda let down your defenses.
~Hugs, Nancy~

~* A dream is a wish your heart makes... *~

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14 posted 01-05-2002 09:32 AM       View Profile for Marge Tindal   Email Marge Tindal   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems   Click to visit Marge Tindal's Home Page   View IP for Marge Tindal

SEA~
Ohhhhhhhh ... this is poignantly perfect~
*Hugs*
~*Marge*~

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15 posted 01-05-2002 09:36 AM       View Profile for hoot_owl_rn   Email hoot_owl_rn   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems   Click to visit hoot_owl_rn's Home Page   View IP for hoot_owl_rn

Oh, how often life is full of should haves...sometimes we just have to quit beating ourselves up over what we should have done and try not to make the same mistake twice. I've missed reading yours and other's work here...it's nice to be home, even for a short while
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16 posted 01-05-2002 09:44 AM       View Profile for SmartChick   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems   Click to visit SmartChick's Home Page   View IP for SmartChick

Awww Sea, this is so sad. We have to try not to think of the "should haves", cause it can surely keep us down. I wish you the best of luck.
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17 posted 01-05-2002 10:08 AM       View Profile for Interloper   Email Interloper   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems  View IP for Interloper

Woulda, shoulda, coulda ... it could become our worldwide motto.
It never hurts to say "I love you" if you mean it.
When I get my heart put back together I will read on ... a wonderfully aching write, gal.

Fool, said my Muse to me, look in thy heart and write.

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18 posted 01-05-2002 10:42 AM       View Profile for walker   Email walker   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems  View IP for walker

I've had those moments, and those words can't come out. Great poem.
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19 posted 01-05-2002 10:48 AM       View Profile for Larry C   Email Larry C   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems   Click to visit Larry C's Home Page   View IP for Larry C

SEA,
I have always considered you to be a tender hearted person...but the suspense here is killing me. Cough it up, it's just a poem, right?
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20 posted 01-05-2002 11:07 AM       View Profile for vandana   Email vandana   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems  View IP for vandana

nice
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(big hugggssssss) Oh Susan, this is so so heataching, I hope all is well with you and you found the chance to express how you feel. (kiss on cheek) So sad but beautiful, sweet friend, we all love you so much! You have such a beautiful heart, sweet Susan, thank you for sharing!



May love and light always shine upon you!

Love,
Noah Eaton
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22 posted 01-05-2002 11:24 AM       View Profile for SEA   Email SEA   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems  View IP for SEA

my goodness, I didn't expect this.....
ok Larry, quit holding your breath, you know perfectly well, I am a complete sucker for love.....I would be the one to say it, I can't stand the idea of someone not knowing how I feel about them.....regardless of how it might hurt me.

There is one from my past, that perhaps this came from...I should have told him, and I didn't. I went back to find him once, to just let him know, and I couldn't find him. It is a regret I'll live with forever.

Thank you all for reading, you've made my day!!

(happy now Larry? )

"...and she swears there's nothing wrong
I hear her playin that same ol song"~Fuel~Bad Day

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Regrets, yes I know about regrets, this was just lovely sea. floria
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24 posted 01-05-2002 06:18 PM       View Profile for Madame Chipmunk   Email Madame Chipmunk   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems   Click to visit Madame Chipmunk's Home Page   View IP for Madame Chipmunk

You turned a sad regret into a lovely poem, Sue....at least you've done something constructive with a regret...
Thats more than most of us can say.
Great job!

copyright2001 Lyra Nesius

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