Friday, 4 February 2011

Thank You

You made the dreams
of great escapes and
daring adventures
seem plausable.

You willingly gave
your attention
to my outlandish plans
and hare brained schemes.

You never once tried
to taint my enthusiasm
with the stinging sense
of what life held in store.

You believed in me
and let me run wild
clutching the ideas
that would save me.

You kept me from
being buried alive
under a reality that
was too heavy to bear.

I thank you for that.



Eric 'Bubba' Alder said...

I don't know who prompted such wonderful words from you, but they're my kinda people. :)

Susannah said...

Yes, mine too. :-)

Thanks for popping in Eric.

Fireblossom said...

Beautiful. I wish more people were like that.

Sherry Blue Sky said...

Very beautiful, Susannah. Am wondering if this was to your mother. If so, she was a very wise woman:)

Dave King said...

What an unusual and interesting blog. I found your poems inspiring and rewarding. I am so glad you visited me and so led me to yours.

Susannah said...

Fireblossom, yeah me too. :-)

Susannah said...

Sherry thank you for your kind words .:-)

Though I love my Mother dearly, it wasn't for her. The poem just sort of came out and after your comment, I really thought about who it was for - and it seems strange to say, but I realised that it was part of myself (my inner self? my soul?) that I was talking to and thanking.

Susannah said...

Hello Dave, I am glad you found your way here. It is really nice to meet you. Please visit again. :-)

Rallentanda said...

In my personal experience of life I think this person is rare. How blessed you are.It is important
to give recognition and thanks to
good people.

Susannah said...

Thanks for visiting Rallentanda, it is good to meet you. :-)

Anthony Souls said...

True, emotional, and very nice word-choice :) I enjoyed it. Loved the concept.

Take care,

Susannah said...

Thanks very much Anthony. Good to meet you. :-)

nothingprofound said...

Wonderful! We truly love those who let us grow up and run free.

Susannah said...

Nothing profound, yes we do, don't we. Good to see you. x

Mary said...

You are lucky to know such a person, Susannah, who has such faith in you and respect for you!

Susannah said...

Thanks for visiting Mary. it is good to see you. :-)

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