Friday, January 12, 2007

JUST BEYOND

Just beyond - a little way
there is a land, they say
where dwell the souls we loved
through the years, the months
the hours of yesterday.

Love's gentle touch is gone
and the hand-clasp, no more is
ours to grasp.

But, memories, sweet memories living on
reach out beyond - and
bring that land afar - so near
that we can understand - and hear
again - the voices that journeyed on
a-calling back the message clear -

Grieve not - dear hearts - be
calm and carry on
Love is living - waiting - just beyond!

97 comments:

  1. Glad you're back, Margie! We've missed you!

    Life can be so unexpected, as can death. This poem sums it all up with that beautiful thread of hope you manage to weave into all your work. Thank you for this.

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  2. Where there is hope and lover ... there is always a way.
    Beautiful as always.
    Glad to hear that your sister is on the mend.
    hugs for you.

    Giving time out Margie ... reflecting and searching. :o)

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  3. you're back
    i'm so happy
    glad your sis is doing better
    i love your poem...
    :-]

    hugs

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  4. Hey Margie! I am happy to see you and hope your sister is doing okay now!Welcome back!:)

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  5. welcome back, margie!
    i'm so glad to hear your sister is doing better.

    this poem is simply wonderful! love it!

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  6. And so time
    Not the enemy
    Waiting -
    Yet arriving
    At the same time?

    How to release,
    How to embrace,
    How to welcome
    Beyond time?
    Yes.

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  7. Hi Margie,

    Welcome back! I'm so happy your sister is well.

    I ♥ this poem.
    You're right the memories of loved ones always live on inside of you. I don't think you ever truly get over someone, you just take a piece of the memory with you.

    Take care, sweet Margie!

    Robs

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  8. another lovely poem Margie, lik a dear friend of mine said to me, something which i will remembr for my entire life.. ppl who leave us leave a part of them in us which lives through us as long as we are alive.
    Hope ur sister gets completely alright soon.
    tc.

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  9. Beautiful. This one means a lot to me, Margie. Mum was taken to hospital this morning and, I am told, won't return home. She has gotten to the point where living is harder than dying . . . and is ready to let go.

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  10. Ahhh. Another nice poem. Welcome back Margie. So glad that sis is doing better!

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  11. Beautiful poem margie, full of hope and promise.
    Thank you
    Welcome back.
    tc

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  12. Add my welcome back too!! I hope your sister is doing better.

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  13. hello Margie,
    welcome back ::) glad that ur sis is doing alrite..
    i loved this poem..its true..the memories lives on always..and whomever God takes away,He leaves behind their souls and memories to bring a smile,to comfort those who loved them

    Take care!

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  14. Yay! Welcome back.

    Gorgeous, uplifting poem. Thank you!

    Nance

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  15. Yay! Welcome back.

    Gorgeous, uplifting poem. Thank you!

    Nance

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  16. Yay! Welcome back.

    Gorgeous, uplifting poem. Thank you!

    Nance

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  17. Yay! Welcome back.

    Gorgeous, uplifting poem. Thank you!

    Nance

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  18. This poem as beautiful as all the others. I am glad you are back Missed you.Have a great weekend.

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  19. Margie, What a beautiful piece. The sentiment and the feelings conveyed are wonderful. I sit here and type this with a tear in my eye.
    Thank You
    NAMASTE

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  20. Hi Margie,
    Good to have you safely back. Thanks for the poem.

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  21. A warm welcome back Margie. Just in time to wish you a great weekend.

    Love the poem.

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  22. Very nice poem! I am glad you are back and your sister is doing better!

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  23. Margie... not sure what prompted this poem... but hope you are well. As usual... the poem is lovely.

    Thanks for your kind words on my blog today! Hope you are staying warm... it is sooooo cold today in our lovely Colorado!

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  24. Margie o how I missed u so! WB darl!

    Im glad ur sis is well, God bless! Know that love will lead us home...so no matter what Love is our one true guidance in any situation.

    Lovely post here...HUGGGGGGGGGGZ!
    Keshi.

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  25. Your poems reflect a very sweet soul. Bless you, and thanks for the great poems.

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  26. Very beautiful Margie.

    I could sense you getting Nostalgic about days spent with your sister.

    Hope she's fine now.
    Take Care.:)

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  27. That is a great way to look at it...
    very comforting...
    serene...
    full of promise..
    just like you.

    Have you had enough snow?

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  28. excellent simlpy lovely....u made me emotional margie :)

    it reminds me a song in hindi ..it goes like this....and transaltaion in englis

    Duniya se janewale jane chale jate hai kaha **

    People who leave this world where does they go

    Kaisa doodhe koi unko nahi koi kadmo ke nishaan**

    where to search them there are no foot steps

    jane hai woh kon nagariya **

    dont know which world is that

    aaye jaye khat na khabariya**

    no news and no letters from their side

    aaye jab jab unki yaade,aaye hotho pe fariyade **

    when we miss them, we get complain on our lips

    jake phir na aane wale ,jane chale jate hai kaha....**

    they neve come back after leaving these world..where does they go???

    Take Care
    Vikas{V}

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  29. good news. :)
    Are you covered with snow yet?

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  30. A pretty good one to come back with!

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  31. Hi Margie!
    I miss you. Thanks God your sister is well.
    Lovely poem - thanks.
    And + Vikas's song.
    I had wonderful time here!

    Have a bless weekend times!

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  32. its always ...just beyond....
    wonderful

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  33. Good to hear your sis is fine

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  34. Heyyyyy Margie
    everybody but u is doing HNT these days


    we want to see more of u
    Do some HNT's

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  35. This poem clearly defines that the special people in our lives will alwys have a speical place in our hearts. I truly believe that when we think of them, they are thinking of us as well and watching over us with love and support.

    Keep warm my friend.

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  36. hi u back!!!
    wld be nice to hear more frm u
    this 1 was gr8!!!

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  37. Nice to have you back dear Margie, to hear from you and knowing sis is better.

    Those we love/loved live forever within us... no matter where they are.
    Once there is/was a deep connection with someone they become part of us, of our consciouness - and that is pure (bonding) energy.

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    My "sympathy" bag just runeth empty regarding your snow and freezing temepratures - wonderful you managed to travel in and out without incident - just having had the first day of full sun since Haloween.
    We lost 3.000 tress in Stanley Park... it looks like a war zone!

    Biiiiiii hug

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  38. So glad you're back Margie! And I'm so happy that your sister is better! Take care!

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  39. Samuru: Good to see ya back. Hope everything is fine at your side. tk.

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  40. Great to have you back Margie. So glad that your sis is okay now.

    Lovely work, as always!

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  41. I enjoyed reading your heavenly poetry, Margie.

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  42. what ? What beyond ...where ? Love is here always always.

    Glad your sis is fine. How are you Margie you silly girl ! Hope you are fine and dandy too !

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  43. Hey..it was pleasure gng thru the poems!..really touchy ones...And glad knwing ur sis doing fine..:)

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  44. good to see you back, margie.

    I like this post. Love is always there. Nothing will take it away.

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  45. Aurora, I am glad to be back!
    Your kind words are so appreciated!
    Thank you for your wonderful comment!

    Margie

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  46. Trinity, thanks for your kind words!
    Yes, my sister is doing better now!
    It is wonderful!

    Hugs back to you!

    Margie

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  47. Kai, I am happy to be back too!
    Thanks so much!
    I am so glad you love the poem...
    I always love all of yours!
    They are always so beautiful!

    Hugs to you!

    Margie

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  48. Asha, thanks for the welcome back!
    I do appreciate it!
    My sister is doing better!
    Hope all is well with you!

    Margie

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  49. Polona, thanks so much!
    Glad to be back!
    Thanks for your kind comment about my poem...I do appreciate it!
    I love your new blog!

    Margie

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  50. Robert, love the words!
    Wonderful!
    Thanks for sharing!

    Margie

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  51. Robyn, thanks for the welcome back!
    And thanks for the kind words about my poem.
    So glad you loved it!
    Love and memories live on forever!

    Take care...sweet Robyn!

    Margie

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  52. Shweta, thanks for the kind words!
    And those were wonderful words from your dear friend, and so very true!
    My sis is doing better...thank you!

    Margie

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  53. Richard, I am so happy to know my poem meant a lot to you!
    Thank you!
    I can understand how your mum would find it easier to just let go!
    Keep me posted!
    Take care!

    Margie

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  54. Eileen, thanks so much!
    It is good to be back home!

    Margie

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  55. TC, thanks for the kind comment about my poem and the welcome back!
    I am very glad to be back!

    Margie

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  56. Pat, thanks for your welcome back!
    My sister is doing better...thank you!

    Margie

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  57. Shammu, so glad you loved the poem, thank you!
    Thanks for your welcome back!

    Margie

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  58. Nancy, thanks for your kind words about my poem and the welcome back!

    Margie

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  59. Starry, thanks so much!
    It is good to be back!
    Missed you too!
    Hope you had a good weekend also!

    Margie

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  60. Dave, your words meant so much to me!
    Thank you!
    when I read this poem...it brings tears to me also!

    Margie

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  61. ilias, thank you!
    It is good to be back!
    You are so welcome for the poem...
    I am always glad when you stop by to read them!

    Margie

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  62. Brian, thank you for the welcome back and the wishes for a great weekend!
    It has been a very busy weekend...
    trying to catch up on everything!
    So glad you loved my poem...thank you!

    Margie

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  63. Gudl, thank you for the nice comment on my poem!
    And it is good to be back.

    Margie

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  64. With hammer and tong
    Thanks for your visit..and kind comment!
    You have a wonderful blog!

    Margie

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  65. Kathleen, thanks for your kind words about my poem!
    It was prompted due to my missing a very dear friend that is always in my thoughts and heart...
    I think about her every day...she died last June.

    Of-course you are most welcome for my comment! The love you share together with your love is beautiful!
    Yes, sooooo cold here in our beautiful Colorado...keeping warm!

    Margie

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  66. Keshi, thanks so much!
    I missed you too!
    You are always so kind...it means a lot to me!
    Love is all that matters!
    Love and God!
    So glad you liked my poem!

    Huggggggz back to you!

    Margie

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  67. Spider63
    How kind of you to share such lovely words with me!
    Thanks so much!
    I am always happy to share my poems...
    and if someone might enjoy them, it gives me joy!

    Margie

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  68. Sunil, thanks for the kind words!
    It is always nice to have you visit!
    It was wonderful to be with my sister...she is doing better...thank you!

    Margie

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  69. HE, thanks for the nice comment!
    I do appreciate it very much!

    SNOW...yes, I have had enough for a while...I do love the snow, but enough is enough!

    Margie

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  70. Viskas, thanks for the very nice visit!
    Your kind comment was very appreciated!
    And thank you for sharing the wonderful hindi song with translation...it is lovely!
    You have a great blog..
    I shall be back to visit you again soon!

    Margie

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  71. Barbara, thank you!
    I am glad to be back!

    Margie

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  72. Andrew, thank you!
    Yes, we are covered with snow, and very cold temps...BRRRRR!

    Margie

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  73. Sreejith, thank you!
    Glad you thought so!

    Margie

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  74. Krystyna, your kind words are most welcome...thank you!
    I missed you too!
    My sister is doing better...
    Yes, Viska's song is so lovely...
    I am happy he shared it!

    Margie

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  75. Magiceye, always, just beyond..it is!!
    Thanks for your kind comment!

    Margie

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  76. Saby, yes, my sis is doing better...
    thank you!
    No HNT's for me!
    All I have to share of me is my poetry.

    Margie

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  77. Choices, from your words you know exactly what my poem meant!
    I know you feel the same way as I do!
    Talk soon my friend!
    Trying to keep warm today!
    It is a little warmer than yesterday!
    I am going on a walk very soon...just have to be out with nature, no matter how cold it is!

    Margie

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  78. Angeldust, it is good to be back!
    Thanks for the welcome back!

    Yes, those we love/loved remain forever a part of us!
    It is very comforting to me...
    There is sadness missing them, but the lovely memories and connection of the heart is so lovely...always brings me to tears of joy!

    So awful Stanley Park lost all those beautiful trees!
    Hope you have the sun shining there today...sunny here, but verrrry cold!
    Off on a walk soon!
    Have a wonderful Birthday today!

    BIG HUG!

    Margie

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  79. Anali, thanks so much!
    It is good to be back!
    My sister is doing better...thank you!

    Margie

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  80. Priya, Thank you!
    I am doing well and my sister is doing better also!

    Margie

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  81. Ash, it is good to be back, thank you!
    Thanks for the kind words about my poem!

    Margie

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  82. Gel, thanks so much!
    And I enjoy reading your wonderful poetry!

    Margie

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  83. Rauf, love is always here...and beyond too!
    This silly girl is just fine and dandy...thank you!
    Hope you are fine and dandy also!

    Margie

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  84. Abhi, thanks for the visit, and kind comment! I will visit you soon!

    Margie

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  85. Gautami, thank you!
    I am glad you liked my poem!
    Yes, love is always there..
    It is good to be back...thank you!

    Margie

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  86. Hi Miss kai
    Hope all is well with you today!

    Margie

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  87. Helo!
    "Love is living - waiting - just beyond!" O amor está a viver - esperando - além! Fantastic, samuru. Fantastic!
    Very good.
    Tank you.

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