There You Were

In my thoughts you were there
talking, laughing sharing the day.
Chatting about who was going to pick up
the groceries, and cook dinner.

Sipping coffee sweet and black,
waking with the sun to start a new day.
Talking about where we are going
instead of where we have been.

Your always challenging the time
and the way it is going and when.
Standing side by side facing
the everyday life and winning.

When I turned around there you were
you were there always
Yet sometimes
were you there?

Vickie Bodie 1/2011

Currently unavailable for purchase

Talking about where we are going
instead of where we have been.



thoughts, poem, questions, coppertrees, surreal, reality

I Love Color and looking into different mediums to work with.
Enjoy the color and the feel.

View Full Profile


  • Quinn Blackburn
    Quinn Blackburnover 3 years ago

    Marvelous wordcrafting, my friend! A few minor typos, but the meaning is crystal clear. Well done! :o)wishing you laughter

  • Many thanks ,new glasses! still trying to adjust! Where are they? LOL

    – coppertrees

  • Quinn Blackburn
    Quinn Blackburnover 3 years ago

    I’m no help there. I’ve been known to conduct enthusiastic hunting expeditions for things found later in my own pockets! :o)

  • LOL I corrected a couple of things! If there is no mistake the bad spirits cannot leave.

    – coppertrees

  • Spadecaller
    Spadecallerover 3 years ago


  • Many thanks

    – coppertrees

  • carlotta peacock
    carlotta peacockover 3 years ago

    Yes, sometimes are they there, brilliant writing my gorgeous sister xxx

  • Many thanks Beautiful.xo

    – coppertrees

  • enchantedImages
    enchantedImagesover 3 years ago

    Lovely write. I like the perspective about looking ahead instead of behind.
    ~ Bobbi

  • Thank you Bobbi, I think at times we spend way to much time looking back,it is good to know where you come from and understand. It is not where I have been, who I know, what has happened,it is what I do now and who I am that matters.

    – coppertrees

  • JRGarland
    JRGarlandover 3 years ago

    Keeping your eye on the goal is the best way to achieve the desired results now. The past is good to learn from, but the future is where we are heading to and now we see what needs to be done to achieve that goal. Awesome write!!

  • I agree, thank you so very much JR.

    – coppertrees

  • DragonFlyer
    DragonFlyerover 3 years ago

    Such a healthy and happy way of viewing the world my friend and – are you there even though you were there? Who of us can ever really know the answer to that question? Or do we simply need to trust?

  • If I were there,then I would be there?I would have left a trace of myself.
    Thanks so very much My Special Friend

    – coppertrees

  • icesrun
    icesrunover 3 years ago

    Just wonderful!! I love the looking ahead, we do look back to much. Last night I met with two friends that I last saw one of them 43 years ago. The other at least 10 to 15. It was good to look back some, but we have all grown and now need to look foreward.

  • It is always great to laught about old times,but as you said looking ahead is needed. thanks so much love and hugs.

    – coppertrees

  • Alison Pearce
    Alison Pearceover 3 years ago

    Wonderfully written! Subtle and imaginative

  • Thank you ,means alot to me coming from you.

    – coppertrees

    ROUBLE RUSTover 3 years ago

  • Many many thanks Rouble, an Honor for me.Made my day!

    – coppertrees

desktop tablet-landscape content-width tablet-portrait workstream-4-across phone-landscape phone-portrait