I Saw You Often

Poem By Tom Billsborough

I saw you often with your head bowed low,
As if in sorrow from some awful wound,
Inflicted long ago.
And even when you smiled
Residual sadness lingered in your eyes,
As though you carried blame
For a loved one's harm,
Caused by another.
Unjust burden which I wished you shared.
I should have asked, if I'd dared.
It's now too late as we are far apart.
Yet I keep your warmth and sadness in my heart.

Comments about I Saw You Often

Tom, This is the highest form of love being demonstrated here- -a no-matter-what... through- thick-and-thin.... kind of love- - both yours and hers. This poem matters in this tired, prejudiced. uncaring world-=- I wish we had so many more like you and maybe it would be a kinder world/ 10- -I mean 5 stars not that the rating scale is working
Heartfelt poem. I enjoyed it imensily thank your for sharing such beautiful poem. :-
A warm memory is all that we can have. Great write.
the separation; the sweet parting makes a leaf of souvenir, a happy memory sometimes it brings pleasure in alone friendly......./// beautiful
“Unjust burden which I wished you shared. I should have asked, if I'd dared”. We have a saying in Russia: we never know what we will find, what we will lose. Well written. I liked it. Thanks


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