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Because Of You



Because Of You
Rainy days won't bring me down as long as you are near me,
Happy and content is my heart holding you so dearly.
Dreams come easier knowing you're in my life to stay,
My soul is ecstatic as all lingering doubts fade away.
Life was never like this till I saw your angel face,
I had wandered aimlessly just looking to find my place.
I had visions of love yet somehow you've exceeded them all,
with one single smile I found myself feeling ten feet tall.
No matter where you go-I'll follow for this my love is true,
I thank my lucky stars today and it's all because of You.
without you I'd be lost in the jungles of a life so blue,
I hold my head up high now and it's all Because of You.
cherishing the moments we spend through the longest night,
when I'm surrounded by darkness you shine your guiding light.
remembering days when I thought I'd never reach the top,
Now the emotion of love I feel is unconditional and nonstop.
Laughter rings like a melody now when before I felt just Ire,
I never realized I was so down until you relit my fire.
The song of my soul sings the lyrics your love provides,
no longer will I be riding misery's rollercoaster rides.
running in the fields of tomorrow dancing the day through,
to a song that was thought up all Because of You.
My heart is a rekindled fire My soul pure and true,
since I discovered my life is full Because of You.
Written By Donald James Kirby Von Koehler 9-2-2013
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Donald James Kirby Von Koehler

I was born in Buried Washington in 1965 at Burien general the rest is a blur..........okay just kidding ]:P I have always loved music I played Strawberry Fields Forever on the Drums at my 2nd grade Talent show and took 2nd place at the age of 13 I started writing lyrics at a pace of 5 to 10 an hour sometimes 25 a day- at the age of 16 I learned by ear Piano still don't read music but I have over 60 made up songs on the keyboards. I have won Poet awards in October 2006 and a couple editors awards for Caught up in the moment and There's a Part of me I got a trophy when I won for Perfect Alibi. more…

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