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The Force To Reconcile
AS (22nd February 1957 / Orange, New South Wales, Australia)

The Force To Reconcile

Poem By Alison Smith

Hello my darlings
Its time we sat for a chat
Its been such a long time
Since I looked at you
Why how you shine!

You took with you so much of me
When you walked away
I have lived, though barely
All I wanted was to share
But you went away

You may not wish to explain
Why you could not stay
Or why you took part of me
When you went away
Everyday I wish you stayed.

This year I took a deeper look
At what you mean to me
And now I am ready to receive
What you took from me
Thank you for holding it for me

Well my darlings its time I went
But never will we be strangers
For you are always part of me
And I will show you both
That we are the force to reconcile.

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Truly an inveterating write, Alison....They all must fly on their own, but memories of all the good they were given, will always keep that connection, wherever life takes you all....Great, heatrwarm penning, young lady! F J R
Alison, u r a true writer, to make a poem that can move one's soul is a great talent. That is what you did to me with both those poems this one and 'A Gift From Heaven.' They're both so sad, so moving. I hope you never stop writing. Smiles N Hugs Rissa: -)
Hugs Ali, your girls will be reborn through your words. I hope this is only the start of the words you have yet to say to these spirits. And maybe thru this you will heal yourself and help others to seek thier darkness and shine the light of release.
Sometimes, I can read a poem, and think to myself, 'Oh, isn't that nice, or truthful or lovely, or well written.' This, however, stirred my desire to want to know the rest of the story. I want to know who 'my darlings' are, and I want to know why they left, and I want to know that this poem reached them and brought about the desired 'reconcilation' that you wish for. As Lawrence said, I identified with this from first word to last, and it twisted my heart. Scarlett
This is so poignant, so tender, so loving......yet sad.....How strong you are.....This one grabs your heart and does not let go! mm.xo


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