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Sunday, October 19, 2008




My love's hair is as black as a Raven's wing.
His eyes greener than grass in Spring.

My heart he carries in his pocket..A piece of my auburn hair in a Golden locket.

His kiss is one I will not forget. Even when I am old and grey I will taste the Love he felt for me in my memories..

by Nita Barrow-Zimmerman

Written for John long ago.

I miss the sound of your voice...and the way you drowned me in your love.

14 comments:

The Feathered Nest said...

So, so beautiful Nita ~ and I love the song you chose for the post too...((((hugs to you)))) xxoo, Dawn

Brenda said...

Beautiful Miz Nita!

Mosaic*Queen said...

That is just beautiful!
I am finally catching up and wanted to stop by and say hello!

Hugs!

Michelle

Lorri said...

What lovely prose, so heart-felt and filled with love.

Hugs and Love to you!
xoxo

whitey said...

Perhaps
They are not
Stars in the sky
But rather openings
Where Our loved ones shine down
To let us know
They are happy.

Eskimo Legend

Love your poem, and what wonderful songs you find.

Karen said...

What a precious love you shared. What a wonderfully talented writer you are. Thanks for sharing with us.

Joan said...

dear beautiful Nita,
it began as a lump in my throat and ended tenderly with tears upon my cheek...

I'm certain your John knows how much you love him and I just pray that your tender heart always holds tight to the fact that God has prepared a place for you, and a mansion,that you may spend eternity with Him and your beloved John.

I promise to not be such a stranger... there is so much love and beauty here.

thinking of you xoxo

Bethany said...

This is so beautiful Nita...hold that love in your heart for the gift that it is :) xxoo

Sandi McBride said...

Such a lovely poem Nita...
Sandi

Nonnie said...

lovely and beautiful....like you!
hugs,
kimberly

Nita Jo said...

Nita,

Your poem is haunting and beautiful... precious memories like that are sacred pieces of our hearts. Thank you for sharing your heart!

Nita Jo

A bird in the hand said...

Just came over to give you a hug.
xoxo

Annette said...

you can diffentley feel the love and beautifully written....just like you
'Beautiful"

Love,
Annette

Just Joni said...

beautiful...words, song. Everything you share is always so beautiful.

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