Leaves Of Life

Leaves Of Life long poem

The pages of a book, the leaves of a life.
Pictures of a love overcoming strife
Moments in time, captured for posterity
Reminders of a past filled with love and hilarity

Memories are all that the pages now hold
Dreams of a life now lost and cold
The warmth we felt from a beating heart
The cruel reality of a soul torn apart

We walked long roads lined with beech and oak
In warm woodland pools we would swim and soak
As the sun set neath distant horizons
And stars came to life so high in the heavens

I know that one day we will dance once more
In our hearts we’ll feel the eternal score
And all around will be smiles of glee
All that I ask, will you wait for me?

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ALL POEMS ©2015 DARREN SCANLON. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. * Words and music have always played a major role in my life. A life without being able to enjoy music and express in words would be, for me, empty and cold.I have been writing since age 16, some 30+ years now but have only recently started publishing my works. Since doing so in Dec 2013, I have published 4 novels and 5 volumes of poetry, (available on Amazon.co.uk).My words are my life. If they touch you in any way, if you are able to take something from them, then my work has achieved its goal and I am a happy man.Welcome to my world. Darren.
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J.rid
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Darren another lovely read. This one is so tender lovely
to read on a Sunday morn

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