The Beckoning Poetry Post Page

Poetry by Sheldon A. White

Added 7 November 2000

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This poem is by Sheldon A. White

I Did All I Could

My poems; my prayers; my tears;
My pacing the floor.
I did all I could,
'Til I could do no more.

Then time changed my heart;
My hopes; my dreams; my plans,
And fate changed my address.
I forgot for a time, my foolishness.

I ran. I went to see the world,
I was off to see the sights.
I travelled, played and enjoyed
The warm summer nights.

Yet, after all these diversions:
The dinners, the dances, the games,
And my numerous excursions;
I still think of you and dream.

My mind runs back over a million moments:
When I saw you; when I held you;
And when I loved you
With all my heart.

They were the feeble efforts,
Of a desperate man.
I did all I could,
Now I do all I can.

April 26, 1980 1:00 PM