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The rain.

It rains......it pours,
it pours memories
of the distant past
that come to haunt me...
every time it rains......

It rained the day
our eyes first met
and our love overflowed
drenching us to the bone.

Do you remember
the thunder?
Or was that our heartbeat?
So loud--
  it shook me all over!

Do you remember
the promises we made
of spending
every living moment
entwined in each other's arms?

It rained that day
when I waited for you
at the alter,
with dreams in my eyes
and hope in my heart.

The minutes ticked by
and so did the hours,
my eyes searched every street
that lead to my heart.
But, in vain!

It rained the day
you breathed your last
and left me all alone
to live-- to survive
on the memories of our past!

And, I have lived
and survived.
I smiled through my tears
for, deep inside
I was all broken.

And, now I wait,
wait for the day
when we will be one.
if not here on earth,
then in heaven.


                                                             


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