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He Called Me Luverly

He Called Me Luverly

A Poem by PoppySilver

Some days they are with you and memories creep in...


Grief is a tender invasion at times
like a flower that bides its time
emotions ebb and flow 
from the spring of youth
to the autumn of a painful fall
I read your messages this morning
poetry that always paused me
from such gentle epiphanies
you purged through the pain 
you always called me luverly
I still see your smiles
kindness you bestowed to many
compassion and empathy 
that will ripple through times to come
grief is both tender and heavy 
an invasion that leaves pangs
not for the freedom you now have
more for the simple fact
I wish to say 
hello dear heart
to lose is to know silence
in its most truest form
tis but a visceral invasion
on a rainy, chilled dawn
you always called me luverly
I miss your softness
as clouds form 
this nostalgic morn

©2015 PoppySilver

© 2015 PoppySilver

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A sad poem dear Poet.
"you always called me luverly
I miss your softness
as clouds form
this nostalgic morn"
Some words take us back to good places. Thank you for sharing the excellent poetry.

Posted 2 Years Ago

The loss is all too evident and remembered with such tenderness in this lovely poem............ Have a wonderful life.........

Posted 2 Years Ago

Poetry that always paused me....is that not an apt way of describing words which stop our traffic?

Beautifully written!

Posted 2 Years Ago

Very nice !

Posted 2 Years Ago

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Poppy, this poem moved me to tears for my own reasons. Such a heartfelt and deeply sweet memorial to your friend, dear poet. Beautiful!

Posted 2 Years Ago

You will always be called that even in the echoes of passing. Let it all give you comfort and joy in the beautiful memories...Excellent...:)...................

Posted 2 Years Ago

Very touching & Beautiful
Your ending is a lasting touch here because it is so on the mark with the feelings inside this one.
Wonderful insight and I admire how tied in the nickname or pet name.

Posted 2 Years Ago

There are times, moments, special people, that are never forgotten; they are inside us forever; and as your first line so poignantly says, grief is a tender invasion, but it is an emotion that needs to be embraced.

I read 'stepping thru the heart portal,' a few moments after reading this, it added immensely to my understanding of this lovely and tender poem.


Posted 2 Years Ago

He was a beautiful soul. I had a brief interaction with him however I would never be able to forget it. Probably that is how a wonderful soul touches you and mark a permanent tattoo on your heart. From what I could feel he was someone who believed in humanity in its true essence.

Posted 2 Years Ago

The pain of loss and the longing of wanting that special someone to be back with you is so strong in every line of this one. The imagery is vivid. So very emotive. Lydi**

Posted 2 Years Ago

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Added on August 17, 2015
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