As, If, and When

August 7, 2008
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As teardrops and reality collide
As I'm letting go of what I claim to need
As I trust You when You say that everything will be okay
As I chip away another piece of my heart
As words fail to capture how I feel
As pictures represent what is no longer real
As thoughts are shattered, their meaning gone
As I lose myself through this storm
I give it all to you.

If nothing turns out how they should
If it all fades away, like I thought it would
If dreams were just dreams
And if desires, desires
If the world were to end tomorrow
If I let go of my passion and my soul
If I gave it all to you,
Which place would I go?

When reality and tears collide,
I know I'm where I should be
And when dreams begin to fade away
I'll focus on the present day
And when my heart begins to weep it's way
Into an early, self-dug grave
I'll remember you, and all you were to me,
This is not goodbye, it's just a wait
See you again, sometime, some way.





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FireDancer said...
Jan. 20, 2009 at 10:44 pm
...I may not be Christian....but this poem speaks to me in ways I cannot describe.I feel as if it knows me. It is a naked feeling that i'm not sure if I like...but I cannot deny the power of this poem and the greatness of the person who wrote it.Kudos.
 
ThreeSixty916 said...
Aug. 22, 2008 at 5:33 pm
This was flat out amazing. I don't think I've seen anything better then this!!!! Keep it up Sam!!! You're amazing kid!
 
MaryR15 said...
Aug. 21, 2008 at 12:54 am
I really like this poem! you've got a good talent!
 
KStud said...
Aug. 18, 2008 at 11:22 pm
I was totally touched. You're an amazing writer Sam!!! Keep it up dude!!!!!!
 
Emma Naomi said...
Aug. 18, 2008 at 7:39 pm
Sam this is really good! I loved it.
 
Klaas said...
Aug. 18, 2008 at 7:24 pm
I like it alot.
 
tinamarie said...
Aug. 18, 2008 at 1:14 pm
Keep expressing yourself Sami!!! Your ability to create just the right expression to capture a moment suspended in time is an amazing gift from God.
 
Nina L. said...
Aug. 18, 2008 at 12:25 pm
I thought this was awesome Sam!!! Keep up the great work. I am very impressed. Loved it.
 
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