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Your Love Goes With Me

© more by Liz Newman

Published by Family Friend Poems August 2021 with permission of the Author.

Your love
Goes with me
Today and every day.

I feel it
When I’m listening
To the songs the trees make
Or the music we listened to
On sunny summer days.

I feel it
When I look at
Old photos of you.
I have your same eyes
And so much
Of the same outlook as you.

I feel it
When your old ring
Clangs against my heart,
Hanging from a chain
That I wear every day
And never take apart.

I feel it
When a familiar scent
Mixes with my memories
Of you,
The cologne on your clothes
And the way the smell
Shocks my senses anew.

I feel it
When I eat your
Favorite food,
Perch dinners
Or Payday candy bars,
All the things you were into.

I feel it everywhere
I feel it in everything.

It trickles into my days
In a million little ways.
Your love will never be lost,
It comforts and persists
And it stays.

Your love gives me strength.
Your love makes me brave.

Your love
Goes with me
Today and every day.


Liz Newman is a poet and a blogger who writes primarily on faith, love, and relationships. She seeks to send a message of hope and encouragement to her readers. She knows the power of connection goes a long way and that words are a common thread that brings us together. She loves a good story and enjoys spending time with her family and fur babies.

Liz's latest book, I Look To The Mourning Sky: A Book of Poems and Writing Prompts for the Grieving Heart, was recently published.


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