Fly High.

This is not the end

It’s just the beginning

What wasn’t meant

In this world

Is waiting in eternity


You have gone on ahead

Isn’t that just like you

Always in front

Never behind


I am not ready

It isn’t my time

Still I’m keeping you close

In my song and rhyme


I hear your message every day

On the telephone line

You keep repeating

How glad you are 

To be mine


I never got the chance

To return your call

So I talk to your picture

That hangs on my wall


Your shoes are still sitting

Right by the door

I wear them sometimes

Even tho they’re ill fitting

I don’t care anymore


I walk back through

The days of our lives

With you pulling on

An invisible thread


It’s the string

That ties us together

For ever

And ever


Every time I feel

That your memory

Is fading

It springs me back

And reminds me

You’re real


Nothing can ever

Sever this bond

No heavenly God

Nor ill meaning devil

Can hold jurisdiction 


Our love is now

A star in the sky

It shines beyond

The physical realm

No longer 

Held back by human

Rules of restriction


So fly high

My love

Fly high!

When the time's right

I’ll fly back to you. 
















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Kevin Tan

Sat 10th Jun 2023 23:15

It's good

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Matilda Simakaj

Wed 7th Jun 2023 12:00

Emotionally high voltage!
I love it! 🎇
Thank you Clare! 🌷

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Graham Sherwood

Wed 7th Jun 2023 10:02

A good poem puts one in the place being described, even if one doesn't want to be there. This is one such piece.
I have ben married for 52 years (together 55) and considering this poem is a painful reminder of what lies ahead for one of us.

there are too many poignant lines to mention here. A very telling poem and I thank you for it.


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Wed 7th Jun 2023 09:36

John Botterill, Stephen Gospage - Thank you. ☺️

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Stephen Gospage

Wed 7th Jun 2023 08:40

A beautiful poem, Clare.

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John Botterill

Wed 7th Jun 2023 08:02

Stunning and gorgeous. One to treasure. 💐

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Tue 6th Jun 2023 19:46

Bethany Sallis, Thankyou. 🌻🌻🌻

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Bethany Sallis

Tue 6th Jun 2023 19:35

Like the old advert used to say Clare-' because you're worth it '


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Tue 6th Jun 2023 19:31

Thank you so much for your wonderful comment, Manish and Bethany. Digging deep is painful but necessary at times. I truly appreciate your support. 🌻🌻🌻

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Bethany Sallis

Tue 6th Jun 2023 18:44

Ditto! ( re Manish ) 💓

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Manish Singh Rajput

Tue 6th Jun 2023 17:42

I absolutely loved this poem, Clare. Beautifully and skillfully written, as always. Every stanza is so evocative and emotional.
Thank you.🌻

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