The Letter

The Letter

A Poem by Tate Morgan
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I laid out the coin we minted within my hearts own treasury To toss about the thoughts we had of our own benedictory

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My rendition of my loving wife
Rebecca and my first grandchild Payton, on her first day of life.


 

This my letter to you my dear

who have never written to me

I set before you my great hopes

of the dreams that may come to be

 

I laid out the coin we minted

within my heart's own treasury

To toss about the thoughts we had

of our own benedictory

 

You stamped this coin upon my soul

embossed with love of hope divine

Pressed in the mint of memory

you will age like the finest wine

 

Should you choose to ever leave me

may we find our lost love and stay

Like dreams we both had forgotten

from the hopes of our yesterday

 



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Author's Note

Tate Morgan
I dreamed a dream that became Rebecca my wife. Herein lies the truth of a tangible life. Oh on our deathbeds will we look back and find the thing we cherished valued and loved was something we barely touched yet dreamed might touch us;that of the love of another unconditionally reaffirming our right to exist and reason to live.

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ahh your subtle and clever "turn o the tongue" rings with the sweet music of the Irish laddie! You have that simple frank statement of the truths of life well honed, and it is a pleasure to read you Master Morgan.

The rhyming of this piece is what I like, and the structure of it

Posted 6 Years Ago


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strong metaphors Tate! the message wistfully sublime .. and so very universal .. one of my favorites of yours to date .. into the library it goes! well done ... and blessings of deep rooted commitment to us all so that true love can always grow! love this one ... thanks for sharing it!
E.

Posted 2 Years Ago


Tate Morgan

2 Years Ago

Thank you Gene Today is Taters 20th Birthday off to the party
Einstein Noodle

2 Years Ago

tug the poppers and let the wine flow! :) love and peace my friend!
Another beautiful tribute.

Posted 3 Years Ago


Tate Morgan

3 Years Ago

Thank you traci
It's quite beautiful and well as the drawing. thank you. Guten Tag!

Posted 3 Years Ago


Tate Morgan

3 Years Ago

thank you very much I am Tate nice ton meet you
Thats life and thats love...

Posted 3 Years Ago


Tate Morgan

3 Years Ago

Hi thomas thank you sir
That is very heart warming to read. Thanks for sharing.

Posted 3 Years Ago


Tate Morgan

3 Years Ago

Thank you very much ash
Tate, your words flow ever so smooth, and sink into my soul like blessings from above. This poem is precious and effortlessly touching. You have such deep, soulful words. You've honored your beautiful grandchild greatly with this incredible write.

Posted 3 Years Ago


Tate Morgan

3 Years Ago

Thank you ever so much but I am common as any weed and more like a child in many ways "smiles"
Tate Morgan

3 Years Ago

In truth it is the grandchildren and my wife who honor me Their love gives my life meaning
a beautifully crafted piece of poetry with a great rhyme and rhythm .. like the drawing /artwork also...nice work Tate!!

Posted 3 Years Ago


Tate Morgan

3 Years Ago

Thank you Fran I like this one too I suppose we all want to have that beautiful relationship devoid .. read more
A beautiful piece… very moving imagery.

Posted 3 Years Ago


Tate Morgan

3 Years Ago

Oh it is a lot of fun I must say I tend to play like a kid
MomzillaNC

3 Years Ago

It's great that you can play like that. So many adults can't find the knack.
Tate Morgan

3 Years Ago

I am and always will be a child at heart
This is beautiful and life affirming Tate. Nice!

Posted 3 Years Ago


Tate Morgan

3 Years Ago

hey man thanks nice to see you today thanks
realmwriter

3 Years Ago

Your welcome.
This is a beautiful poem tate Keep up the great work and thank you for sharing your poems they are amazing

Posted 3 Years Ago


Tate Morgan

3 Years Ago

Thank you Melissa always a treasure to see you
melissa

3 Years Ago

Your welcome and thank you tate

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