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Baylee627

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My Song To Brooks
« on: March 31, 2015, 01:08:56 AM »
When I married Brooks, I had zero trepidation or doubt. He was meant to be my husband. There was nothing murky about it. Everything was clear and certain. One of my songs to Brooks was "Oh My Love" by John Lennon.

Oh my love, for the first time in my life
My eyes are wide open.
Oh my lover, for the first time in my life,
My eyes can see.
I see the wind; oh I see he trees,
Everything is clear in my heart.
I see the clouds; oh, I see the sky
Everything is clear in our world.
Oh my love, for the first time in my life,
My mind is wide open.
Oh my lover for the first time in my life,
My mind can feel.
I feel sorrow, oh I feel dreams,
Everything is clear in my heart.
I feel life, oh, I feel love,
Everything is clear in our world.


 I love you, Brooks. You loved me. There wasn't anything in our world unclear about that.

Baylee
« Last Edit: March 31, 2015, 01:11:18 AM by Baylee627 »
Though lovers be lost, love shall not, and death shall have no dominion--Dylan Thomas

MrsT85

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Re: My Song To Brooks
« Reply #1 on: March 31, 2015, 12:55:56 PM »
Baylee, wonderful song and beautiful sentiment.  Thank you for posting it.  My Tim loved The Beatles, and John was always his favorite. 

I felt the exact way about Tim as you did about your Brooks.  I knew how lucky we had been to have found each other and literally never once had a second thought about wanting to spend the rest of my life with him.

The song you posted reminds me of "First Day Of My Life" by Bright Eyes - one of the songs Tim and I claimed as "ours."  I actually just listened to it for the first time since he died, and it still immediately brought tears to my eyes.  The album it's on came out shortly after we started dating, and got a lot of play during our time together.  It remains one of my favorites to this day, despite the fact that I'm still afraid to listen to most of it.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zwFS69nA-1w

This is the first day of my life
Swear I was born right in the doorway
I went out in the rain, suddenly everything changed
They're spreading blankets on the beach

Yours was the first face that I saw
I think I was blind before I met you
I don't know where I am, I don't know where I've been
But I know where I want to go

So I thought I'd let you know
That these things take forever, I especially am slow
But I realized how I need you
And I wondered if I could come home

I remember the time you drove all night
Just to meet me in the morning
And I thought it was strange, you said everything changed
You felt as if you just woke up

And you said
"This is the first day of my life
Glad I didn't die before I met you
Now I don't care, I could go anywhere with you
And I'd probably be happy"

So if you want to be with me
With these things there's no telling
We'll just have to wait and see
But I'd rather be working for a paycheck
Than waiting to win the lottery

Besides, maybe this time is different
I mean, I really think you like me
Do You Realize - that you have the most beautiful face

Do You Realize??

01/12/1977-04/06/2013

Baylee627

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Re: My Song To Brooks
« Reply #2 on: March 31, 2015, 02:42:54 PM »
MrsTim85, those lyrics are beautiful, they just clasp your heart and hold it tightly. I'm going to check that out on i-tunes. And thank you for being brave enough to post it, and allowing the words to reveal themselves again to you. I know that's no small thing.

Brooks loved the Beatles, too. He'd sing little snippets of various lyrics. This particular Lennon song haunts me niw, but no other song captures how innocent and pure our feelings were for each other.

Baylee
Though lovers be lost, love shall not, and death shall have no dominion--Dylan Thomas