Poems by Ann D. Stevenson

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  • Heartache


    • Published: April 2021

    in Grief Poems

    I wasn't there to say goodbye,
    to reminisce of times gone by.

    I wasn't there to make you smile,

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    • Rating 4.61
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    Six years ago, my mother was in the hospital. She had congestive heart failure. After my dad would get back from the hospital, I would always ask him if she was getting better. One day, he...

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  • A Touch Of Heaven

    • Published: July 6, 2022

    in Spiritual Poems about Death

    Once I glimpsed another world,
    gilded streams of light unfurled,
    incandescent trails of wonder
    blew my present world asunder.

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    • Stories 9
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    • Rating 4.57
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    Thank you so much for your lovely comment - it means a great deal to me.

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  • A Helping Hand

    • Published: May 7, 2022

    in Compassion Poems

    You hold my hand,
    I, like a child, feel safe.
    You hold my hand,
    I feel a warm embrace.

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    • Stories 2
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    • Rating 4.53
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    Ann, all of your work is so special, amazing, and creative. I am so jealous at how you can convey a deep, powerful message in so few words. I tend to ramble on and on, and I literally can't...

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  • Flying Free

    • Published: June 2021

    in Family Death Poems

    A whispered breath
    and then your soul
    flew, silent and swift,
    like a passing owl.

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    • Stories 0
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    • Votes 65
    • Rating 4.48
  • Among The Stars

    • Published: September 2020

    in Creative Poems

    I see your star, it's shining bright
    amongst the others of the night,
    a sight so blessed, as by my eye
    your soul now rests in symmetry.

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    • Stories 2
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    • Rating 4.47
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    That's a real compliment from you, who writes so well, thank you. Best wishes, Ann

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  • My Other Half

    • Published: February 21, 2024

    in Husband Death Poems

    Together for over fifty years,
    times of laughter and of tears.
    I fell in love with all his charms,
    could dance forever in his arms.

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    • Votes 9
    • Rating 4.44
  • It's That Time Of Year

    • Published: December 1, 2023

    in Christmas Poems

    Christmas here once more,
    hard to ignore, festive
    wreaths on every door.

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    • Stories 1
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    • Votes 7
    • Rating 4.43
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    I really loved this Poem! If you would ever ask me, Christmas is my FAVORITE holiday and it is the best time of year! My favorite thing about Christmas is the family being together and...

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  • A Triolet Of Heartbreak

    • Published: July 2021

    in Loss Poems

    Why did you have to go away
    and leave me with a broken heart.
    I prayed and prayed that you would stay,
    why did you have to go away.

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    • Stories 0
    • Shares 180
    • Favorited 3
    • Votes 57
    • Rating 4.40
  • Brighter Skies

    • Published: July 2020

    in Hope Poems

    When I awake to one more dreary day,
    an empty heart with empty hours to fill,
    I know that brighter skies will come my way.

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    • Stories 3
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    • Rating 4.39
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    Florence, what a lovely comment; it means a great deal to me. Thank you.

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  • Keep Calm And Breathe

    • Published: October 2020

    in Inspirational Poems

    Keep calm and breathe when feeling stressed,
    when life is tough. If you're depressed
    go for a walk, breathe in fresh air;
    talk to a friend you know will care;

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    • Stories 0
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    • Favorited 12
    • Votes 42
    • Rating 4.36

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