L. B. Mek

Everlasting’s meaning

whether I live my life 

by your side

or we are forced 

a million clouds apart

 

I know 

at that last sip-of-breath

you’ll still - be the essential core 

of all that I prize

 

and onwards too

when that bleak unknown comes to greet

I shall first ask: of your whereabouts 

my dear

 

 

© L. B. Mek 

May 2020

Comments9

  • Fay Slimm.

    Thanking you dear L.B. for this beautifully poemed and heart-moving read of lifelong devotion seeking to reassure another that true love lasts forever. Such a comforting thought.

    • L. B. Mek

      having people connect with seemingly simplistic write's like this, is one of the main reasons I strive to learn and grow,
      thank you Fay, truly

    • dusk arising

      I don't have a partner, nor have I lost a partner who I loved so very much, so i can't say that your question here would be in my mind at that time of passing. But, oh my, you sure touched a nerve with this one.

      • L. B. Mek

        that's awesome, I think the element of freely given dedication/loyalty - within love, is genuinely relatable
        thank you for your honest and supportive comment, always appreciated my friend

      • orchidee

        Good write LB.

        • L. B. Mek

          Thank you.

        • Michael Edwards

          What a super piece - I must write something similiar to dedicate to my wife.

          • L. B. Mek

            wow, that's exactly the response I hoped my scribble would have: a gentle nudge to help us cherish those by our sides, whilst we can
            thanks Michael

          • The Uneducated O.A.P

            This is more than good, and it's even better than great, and it gets more emotive with every read.

            • L. B. Mek

              if only we could favourite comments 😳
              Thank you, so very much.

            • RDS

              I do like the space evoked in the first verse then filled with eternal love. Potent, thanks for sharing.

              • L. B. Mek

                appreciate your detailed comment and encouragement,
                thank you for taking the time

              • Clara

                Perfect timing reading this poem. A reminder that true love doesn't actually end when you're apart. You've penned this so beautifully. A solid sense of reassurance and belief in the foundation of your love. One for the favourites.

                • L. B. Mek

                  firstly, thank you for encapsulating the essence of my words so thoughtfully and it's so humbling when someone connects with my mere scribbles like you have, I also believe timing plays a key role in defining the levels we connect with the things we read or hear,
                  I'm so grateful for your encouragement, truly appreciated

                • Goldfinch60

                  So meaningful to me LB, although my wife has passed she is still with me and will always be there.

                  Andy

                  • L. B. Mek

                    yes my friend, I understand how relatable these words may be for one who is an exemplary champion of everlasting love: like you,
                    thanks Andy

                  • Dasim

                    Beautiful write. Thank you

                    • L. B. Mek

                      I am glad you could connect with my scribble and thank you for taking the time to write such an encouraging comment.



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