Silent Partner

The feelings are real and unspoken true
Fearing what I do have, will be lost too
Words aren’t important as showing is
I’ll let the angels sing the choruses

Your last love abused before I knew you
Causing you caution I understand too
Standing over here not too far away
To fill whatever role I need to play

© 2011 Michael Yost

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33 responses to “Silent Partner

  1. “I’ll let the angels sing the choruses…” Lovely thought, even if you don’t celebrate Easter! This was a wonderful take on the Angel prompt, and I liked it a lot. Thanks, Michael, Amy
    http://sharplittlepencil.wordpress.com/2011/04/23/late-at-night-a-shadorma/

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  2. “Words aren’t important as showing is”
    Someone I love and hate said something just like this.
    great poem.

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  3. wow! how sweet! a rare find, someone willing to work through past demons, totally sweet!
    http://lynnaima.wordpress.com/2011/04/24/the-corridors-of-supposition/

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  4. We al spend much time and effort on love and hate don’t we. Well expressed.

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  5. We do carry past relationships into present ones, and fear is so hard to escape. Nicely expressed, Michael.

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  6. bless your heart.

    good luck on everything, you deserve happiness,
    smiles.
    🙂

    A++

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  7. Hurrah for sensitive men. Who write poetry no less.

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  8. To wish upon a star, shining bright, sharing, showing, lending a tender touch.

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  9. Oh! What a wonderful write. I think a lot of people can relate to this, although I have to say it’s rare to find someone so open-minded. You must truly care about the other person to be so selfless.

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  10. Nice poem, a smooth read with a sensative side. Thanks for sharing, really enjoyed the meaning and thoughts here.

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  11. Sad when we can’t go with the flow of love. The present always suffer because of the past — if we take the ghost with us. Great write as usual 🙂

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  12. You had me with this one Mike!

    I wish I had someone saying this to me.. I am cautioned- almost alarmed forever! Very beautifully expressed.. 🙂

    Hugs x

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  13. Heartfelt and very sweet– nicely done.

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  14. Angels singing the choruses for you is adds a poignant touch here. Well done, Michael. Happy Poetry Potluck!

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  15. ‘real and unspoken true’ is an enchanting phrase. I stopped for a moment at: Words aren’t important as showing is, as well. A line that could draw out so many different emotions in the readers. Happy Potluck.

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  16. How very respectful and kind of you to “stand over here” and not invade the space that may be needed.

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