The Vow

The Vow ballad

Uploaded by Darren Scanlon

If you see a distant star
in the evening sky
and you shiver from the chill night air,
yet you feel a warmth
in the depth of your heart,
then you know that I am still there.

When your tears have dried,
the bed has grown cold
and you’re feeling lost and adrift,
when the days feel empty
and the nights far too long,
just remember, I gave you a gift.

A lifetime of memories
below a rainbow of love,
hearts like spring rain
as they fall from above,
to cover the ground
around your sweet feet,
a carpet of love;
every one a heartbeat.

For I promised you once,
long ago, far away,
that I would always be there,
never falter, never stray.

To my vow I hold firm
and we never shall part,
for I live deep within
every beat of your heart.

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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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Aloke
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It is wonderful love poem. Excellent words and imagery. A memorable creation.

Ravindran Govindaraju
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# Beautiful exposition.

I falter not
even if love finds
alteration agalore
and my memory fades!

Ayndrilla Ghosh
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@dartherino Beautifully expressed. You draw pictures with your words.

Savi Mani
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wonderful poem ……….loved every bit of it………”for I live deep within
every beat of your heart” yes love can be felt with each and every heartbeat when a Vow is firm and a promise becomes eternal……..lovely poem dear………loved it

WINFRED MUTINDI
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Great poem love it

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