**More Than You'll Ever Know** Poem of the Week 9/3/06

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**More Than You'll Ever Know** Poem of the Week 9/3/06

Post by negatvone » Mon Aug 28, 2006 9:18 am

Winner: Poem of the Week: September 3, 2006
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More Than You’ll Ever Know

My mother used to sit by me
As a youngster, as I’d grow
And, every time I asked her how much

She replied “More than You’ll ever know”

I always shook off the words
With a little smirk
But, however long I thought on it
It always was present

Throughout the years as I grew up
It never was replaced
These words that make me smile
Something time can not deface

Even while I was unruly
In my teen-age years
I’d stop to think about these words
From a woman beyond my years

“More than You’ll ever know”

Then one day it came around
God, don’t ask me why
I became a father of my own
Now I had to try

To find the words to tell my kids
How much they mean to me
But, every time I tried to speak
These words just came to me

“More than You’ll ever know”

If there is a doubt in mind of how we really feel
Please all Sons and Daughters
Just look at the words right here

“More than You’ll ever know”


To My Mother: more than You'll ever know,
Jim



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Nominated for Poem of the Week on 8/28/06
Last edited by negatvone on Wed Dec 13, 2006 9:17 am, edited 3 times in total.

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Post by Debbie » Mon Aug 28, 2006 9:20 am

:bow: :bow: :bow: :bow: Jim this is totally beautiful...well penned and the message rings so loud and clear.....what a loving poem...
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Post by Tom Watson » Tue Aug 29, 2006 11:33 am

Awesome! This has all the feel of a pages classic in the years to come.
:bow:

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Post by Friend_forever » Fri Sep 01, 2006 9:10 pm

awesome write Jim...

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And as I watch you in this light
I never realized your eyes were full of
So many colors.
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Post by negatvone » Thu Nov 09, 2006 6:06 pm

Thanks, Guys.

This is a quote that my mother embedded in my head.

I just hope everyone out there looks at the meaning.

Jim
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Post by Friend_forever » Mon Nov 20, 2006 2:16 pm

I just came in to re-read this... and It took me back to the times when doubt would cloud my eyes and she'd say those very same words (of course, different language)... but I understand what u r saying... although I dont have kids of my own, my little brother is so precious to me... Every time he asks me how much I love him (always before he asks for some expensive, outrageous toy..." I always whispered to him, "more than you'll ever know"

of course I end up buying the damn toys for him too...
And as I watch you in this light
I never realized your eyes were full of
So many colors.
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Post by morgaine » Mon Nov 27, 2006 7:01 pm

I understand this all so well.
But there's so much time
I will wait for you
Growing love but like water
Time will always slip through
I will wait for you
But please come soon

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Post by negatvone » Mon Dec 04, 2006 2:57 am

I know the feeling, Naush.

Casey, I'm glad you understood it.

Thanks for the time to read and reply, guys. This is one of my favorites.

I wrote it for my mother.
Entering the sanctuary of my mind may lead to perils of unknown magnitude.......... hold on and embrace the ride. Feel the tolls as we pass from existance into my sought domain of twisted reality. -negatv: 5/05-

If I changed anything I have done in my life I wouldn't be me. Personally, I kinda like me. I'm an asshole, but I'm my kind of asshole.

Friends are what help me guide myself through life. I just have to find the right direction first. -negatv- 10/06

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Post by Debbie » Sat Jan 13, 2007 2:11 pm

:bow: once again a beautiful write and great to read it once again...Happy New Year Dear Heart. :hello:
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Post by negatvone » Wed Jun 13, 2007 1:02 pm

My Mother has helped me tremendously throughout the years. I have to bump this one.... I might have her convinced to logg on tonight. :mrgreen:
Entering the sanctuary of my mind may lead to perils of unknown magnitude.......... hold on and embrace the ride. Feel the tolls as we pass from existance into my sought domain of twisted reality. -negatv: 5/05-

If I changed anything I have done in my life I wouldn't be me. Personally, I kinda like me. I'm an asshole, but I'm my kind of asshole.

Friends are what help me guide myself through life. I just have to find the right direction first. -negatv- 10/06

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Post by heinzs » Wed Jun 13, 2007 3:00 pm

Nothing is as comforting as a smile from mom...
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Re: **More Than You'll Ever Know** Poem of the Week 9/3/06

Post by negatvone » Fri May 07, 2010 5:07 am

2 and one half days left. Can we loose all the fancy do-dads?
Entering the sanctuary of my mind may lead to perils of unknown magnitude.......... hold on and embrace the ride. Feel the tolls as we pass from existance into my sought domain of twisted reality. -negatv: 5/05-

If I changed anything I have done in my life I wouldn't be me. Personally, I kinda like me. I'm an asshole, but I'm my kind of asshole.

Friends are what help me guide myself through life. I just have to find the right direction first. -negatv- 10/06

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Re: **More Than You'll Ever Know** Poem of the Week 9/3/06

Post by Jadynara » Fri May 07, 2010 1:27 pm

This is such an amazing piece. As a single mom of three its hard sometimes to express to your children how much you care for them. I hope some day my children can think back and smile on the time they spent with me and i hope i can instill in them the kind of everlasting knowledge of my love that your mother inspired in you. So glad you bumped this.

Jady
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Re: **More Than You'll Ever Know** Poem of the Week 9/3/06

Post by negatvone » Thu Dec 27, 2012 9:45 pm

I'm bumping this for my Mom. Love you Mother.
Entering the sanctuary of my mind may lead to perils of unknown magnitude.......... hold on and embrace the ride. Feel the tolls as we pass from existance into my sought domain of twisted reality. -negatv: 5/05-

If I changed anything I have done in my life I wouldn't be me. Personally, I kinda like me. I'm an asshole, but I'm my kind of asshole.

Friends are what help me guide myself through life. I just have to find the right direction first. -negatv- 10/06

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Re: **More Than You'll Ever Know** Poem of the Week 9/3/06

Post by spanky2007 » Mon Oct 14, 2013 3:40 pm

What a great write! I can't believe I haven't read it before now.

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