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jwesley
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Texas . . .


0 posted 04-10-2004 10:44 PM       View Profile for jwesley   Email jwesley   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems   Click to Submit your Poem to Passions  View IP for jwesley

>. . . there was a time, long since now, that I Knew all light had died and I was alone in the darkest of the dark; I felt much like this back then . . .


Something To Believe

I prayed last night,
but the tears wouldn't come.
Just the anguish,
the dying,
and still…I couldn't cry.
I felt so hurt,
so far away,
so alone,
so bad.
I felt,
oh God,
let me cry.
But the tears wouldn't come.
I wanted to pack my bags,
load up my car,
and run,
and run some more,
till I came to the end,
to a wall that wouldn't fall,
to a place that wouldn't leave,
to a something that would always be.
I wanted to live.
I wanted to cry.
Oh God, I wanted to cry,
yet my eyes stayed dry.
If ever I was given a task,
something to believe,
something to hold,
something to have…
oh my,
oh my,
God,
why?



W. James Beard, Jr.


. . . and the day came, the hour, the minute, the second - unexpectedly, and I found myself feeling like this, and have never stopped, will never let myself stop again, no matter what!


Because Of You

When one sees
but never saw,
touches,
but never feels,
hears,
but only sound,
one knows life,
but doesn't live.
But when one loves,
it's with his soul he sees,
his heart he touches,
and his life he hears.
It's all the glory,
and the sorrow,
the joy's,
and the pain,
the fullness of everything
that has ever been.
I see,
I feel,
and I hear,
wonders beyond all I ever dreamed,
all I could ever want,
all I could ever need
and I love,
as I have never loved before . . .
because of you.




w. james beard, jr.

...it's this we live for and wait for and pray for, and it will come.

jimmy
© Copyright 2004 Wesley James Beard, Jr. - All Rights Reserved
1slick_lady
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standing on a shadow's lace


1 posted 04-10-2004 10:48 PM       View Profile for 1slick_lady   Email 1slick_lady   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems   Click to visit 1slick_lady's Home Page   View IP for 1slick_lady

aren't you just one wonderful sweet man...h
Enchantress
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Somewhere in time~


2 posted 04-10-2004 10:52 PM       View Profile for Enchantress   Email Enchantress   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems  View IP for Enchantress

What a compassionate soul you are.
Wonderful write Jimmy...and I know Dixie will love it.
Hugs and happy Easter.

To have lived the dream of a love so true...
   is to have seen a glimpse of heaven.

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just out of reach


3 posted 04-10-2004 10:58 PM       View Profile for Nightshade   Email Nightshade   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems   Click to visit Nightshade's Home Page   View IP for Nightshade

Oh my Jimmy, Dixie will be delighted.
Very kind of you. hugs, Chris
iliana
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since 12-05-2003
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4 posted 04-10-2004 11:00 PM       View Profile for iliana   Email iliana   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems  View IP for iliana

Jimmy, you are a gem of a guy to have penned this for Dixie.  Enjoyed the passion of the write!   ...jo
Patricia
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5 posted 04-10-2004 11:25 PM       View Profile for Patricia   Email Patricia   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems  View IP for Patricia

Your gentle spirit is so seen in your writing. This is lovely.

Patricia
ThisDiamond
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6 posted 04-10-2004 11:43 PM       View Profile for ThisDiamond   Email ThisDiamond   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems   Click to visit ThisDiamond's Home Page   View IP for ThisDiamond

All love to you always Jimmie...very fine write.
TD
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7 posted 04-11-2004 04:59 AM       View Profile for passing shadows   Email passing shadows   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems  View IP for passing shadows

oh Jimmy.....

I don't even know what to say here except that you have given me hope and I do not feel so alone now...at 4 o'clock in the morning this is just what I needed...

what a beautiful surprise, a lovely gift given to my heart (and my library)

you are an incredible soul...incredible
Margherita
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Eternity


8 posted 04-12-2004 10:40 AM       View Profile for Margherita   Email Margherita   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems  View IP for Margherita

What a beautiful, touching, compassionate write.
Thank you.
Love, Margherita
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9 posted 05-16-2004 02:51 PM       View Profile for passing shadows   Email passing shadows   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems  View IP for passing shadows

just had to read again
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