If There Weren’t You

Updated on April 28, 2018
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I'm a writer, a poet, a dreamer. Born and raised in New York City. I live in the suburbs of Riga, Latvia. I have a wonderful cat named Sid.

What would I do

if there weren’t you?

What would I do

if most days the sun refused to shine?

the stars didn’t

come out at night

and the moon didn’t want to play

What would I do?

if the seasons never changed

at any time, anywhere

would I want to walk

through an eternal

spring, summer, autumn or winter

I cannot imaging this being so

For spring brings the joy

of nature beginning anew

followed by blooming summer

of flowery perfume

the sad but colorful autumn

when the north winds

make the leaves go dancing about

and the silvery white winter

of miles and miles of white

twirling snowflakes

making a blanket that glitters

with a myriad of colors in the winter sun,

days just slipped one into the other

and everything remained so ordinary

and the rainbow had no colors

everything just black and white

What would I do

if my life was different?

If the memories I have

were like a lost treasure

Could I still return to yesterday?

remembering the good times and smiling

but most of all

and this I know

if I didn’t have you

to love me

and make my life so sweet

Who would I love?

Be happy with?

if in this crazy world

you weren’t there.

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    © 2018 Gypsy Rose Lee

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        Gypsy Rose Lee 3 days ago from Riga, Latvia

        Thank you, Dianna.

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        Dianna Mendez 10 days ago

        You connected love and nature beautifully in this poem.

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        Gypsy Rose Lee 2 weeks ago from Riga, Latvia

        Thank you, Mike.

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        mckbirdbks 3 weeks ago from Emerald Wells, Just off the crossroads,Texas

        Hello Gypsy - Spring brings out the best in your poetry.

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        Gypsy Rose Lee 3 weeks ago from Riga, Latvia

        Thank you, Manatita.

        You're welcome, Louise.

        Thank you, Ann.

        You two are so lucky to have each other Bill. I know your love will go on and on.

        Thank you, Nithya.

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        Nithya Venkat 3 weeks ago from Dubai

        Beautiful poem, life would be empty without the one true love.

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        Bill Holland 3 weeks ago from Olympia, WA

        This is how I feel about Bev...what would I do? I really don't want to think about that possibility.

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        Ann Carr 3 weeks ago from SW England

        Superb poem and so well crafted to get back round at the end; well done!

        I like the comparison with the seasons - I couldn't live in a climate that didn't have them.

        Beautiful poetry.

        Ann

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        Louise Powles 3 weeks ago from Norfolk, England

        That's a lovely poem, Gypsy. I'm glad the seasons do change. Spring is my favourite season, but it is closely followed by Autumn when the leaves change on the trees. I love the words, thankyou.

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        manatita44 3 weeks ago from london

        Indeed! Gypsy, indeed!

        My Heart goes straight top the Beloved from reading these lines and I'm at Peace. Beautiful!!

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