Frank V. Gardner

(2 December 1922 - / Washington, D. C.)

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This Time, You Come to Me


All through our lovely married life
I've had to go away.
And it was always you, my dear,
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  • Rookie - 271 Points Birgitta Abimbola Heikka (4/10/2014 10:09:00 PM)

    Lovely poem. Very heart warming. In Stanza 5, line 2, did you mean “from places I can’t name: ” Like the way you write the years; especially, five and ten and ten (makes one think) . Don’t know what you mean by the sentence “left me spinning like a top.” (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 195 Points Cat Hodgson (4/10/2014 6:07:00 PM)

    It is sad when one has to leave family to make a living, Done too often. I job is always the third person... Good writing, it seems like there is a reunion that is good.. Cat (Report) Reply

  • Bronze Star - 6,503 Points Gangadharan Nair Pulingat (4/10/2014 3:48:00 AM)

    The close affection and love of the poet to his family but the limited opportunity to live together seems to be the theme behind the poem and shows the difficulties of a responsible officer who is bound to live away from his home long time on account of his official responsibilities. The poem is written well to understand to a reader in its spirit. (Report) Reply

  • Bronze Star - 6,503 Points Mary Nagy (1/9/2006 8:40:00 PM)

    What a reunion that must've been! What a love story! This is beautiful. You and your wife are an inspiration. Sincerely, mary (Report) Reply

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