Come Stand by Me

by Wendy L. Macdonald

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Come Stand by Me

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Come stand by me

not as a perfect chorus

or as one who sings to please

It is simply you

 your presence I desire to be

A gentle lingering

song

 whispered between us two

~

Come stand by me

just as you are

and all that you will be

our loneliness undone

as friends and companions to see

together facing

all

that our future will have sung

~

Come stand by me

our voices full or not

bound as one – yet free

For it’s your heart’s song I long to hear

joined with warm tones in me

 love’s lyrics that we belong

us

 forever near.

~

Wendy/2013

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4 Comments to “Come Stand by Me”

  1. “Love’s lyrics”–wonderful, Wendy.

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