The Letter

The Letter

A Poem by Tate Morgan

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

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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© 2020 Tate Morgan

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 10 Years Ago

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Beautiful. That a dream could become so real a love.
I knew the artwork was yours before I even read the caption.

Posted 8 Years Ago

A fine use of imagery here, Tate. Sometimes the most personal poems tap into the poetic ethos the best.

Posted 8 Years Ago

Wow, this is so beautiful!

Posted 9 Years Ago

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this is a fine verse. Glad I stopped by tonight.

Posted 9 Years Ago

The dream is the wish the heart makes, so full of love and true, wishes become dreams that live, as yours have for you. Adele is my favorite. I really enjoy the full package you present, with word, music and musings.

Posted 9 Years Ago

You are really lucky to make dream true.Your poem is as beautiful as a sweet dream

Posted 9 Years Ago

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Beautiful. When I joined WC, I never expected to see such beutiful poetry expressed, such as this. Work such as this examplifies poetry at its best.

Posted 9 Years Ago

Love the drawing Tate!

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Posted 9 Years Ago

I'm speachless, this is just... beautiful.

Posted 9 Years Ago

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145 Reviews
Shelved in 8 Libraries
Added on December 30, 2010
Last Updated on June 18, 2020
Tags: Poetry, Life, Sad, adventure, mystery, pain, poem, romance, story


Tate Morgan
Tate Morgan

Marion , OH



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