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Forever Love

I spoke words of love
I knew you could hear my voice
Your response was silent, just for now

I felt your movement
A foot sweeping, arms stretched out
You can’t reach me, just for now

It’s a feeling like no other
Loving you sight unseen
Somewhat a stranger, just for now

Sunrise and sunset, played on repeat
I feel the rhythm, timing is perfect
More pain than pleasure, just for now

Your voice, loud and clear
Tears, you can’t find me
A moment of separation, just for now

One look, one touch
Love ignited at life’s perfection
My son, my best friend, forever
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©2019 CSNelson, dontforgetthehalf

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A Player’s Perspective

This photo challenge took me back several years to when my son and I had a chance to visit Emirates Stadium, the home of our favorite soccer team – ARSENAL!!!  We toured the grounds, locker room, fitness area, the Director’s Box, and even took pictures with the FA Cup. Every bit of it was as exciting as we’d hoped, but nothing stopped us in our tracks more than standing in the very tunnel the players exit for every match. My son, who grew up playing competitive soccer in the US, has admired Arsenal most of his life. At this moment, he had the opportunity to stand where they stand waiting to hit the pitch. This is a player’s perspective:

 

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Waiting
©2017 CSNelson, dontforgetthehalf