The Blue Cafe...  

toothysmile 50M
12277 posts
9/30/2005 1:41 pm

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The Blue Cafe...

THE BLUE CAFE...

"My world is miles of endless roads
that leaves a trail of broken dreams...",

sings Chris Rea in his hauntingly beautiful 'Blue Cafe'.

I was listening to this song today. I fixed myself a drink. I couldn't help but think of my own trail of broken dreams. I thought of all the people that I have loved that were no longer with me. Some were taken away by death, some by distance, some by sheer stupidity on my behalf... A tear welled up in my eye...

There were those who stayed with me for just a few months; others stayed for decades. Still, all of them had held my hand and walked with me along paths that were beautiful. Paths that left me with so many happy memories. I realized how truly blessed I was. Each and every one of them had come into my life; each of them had left behind a lesson for me to learn. The lesson of truth. The lesson of kindness. The lesson of forgiveness. The lesson of sacrifice. The lesson of patience and endurance. Most importantly the one left to me by my fairy godmother: the lesson of unconditional love. The only kind of love that exists...

Chris Rea 's song was winding down now, the glass was sitting empty in my hand...

The tears in my eyes had dried. A warm smile was creeping on my face, a twinkle in my eye. I was surrounded by memories once more. Only this time they didn't come from the past. They came from the future...


sexyeyes375 47F

9/30/2005 5:01 pm

you have a beautiful soul.. I wonder, what lesson you bring???


toothysmile 50M
16515 posts
9/30/2005 8:54 pm

~Ah...Sexyeyes, your words touch me deeply... The lesson, if any, you 'll have to find out yourself.


rm_saintlianna 45F
15466 posts
9/30/2005 9:23 pm

oh toothy that was beautiful........the only kind of love that exists.


toothysmile 50M
16515 posts
10/1/2005 3:25 am

~thanks, Saintie, it 's true, though, isn't it?...

always a great pleasure to see you here!...


okyme 52F

10/1/2005 3:36 pm

You make me cry with your beauty of how you see life {=} Gives us all hope toothy


toothysmile 50M
16515 posts
10/1/2005 6:58 pm

~okyme, your words fill me with joy, your kindness fills my heart.
I am proud to be your friend.


tillerbabe 55F

10/1/2005 8:44 pm

Beautiful -
You speak of walking along "Paths" - dont' you know that with each "path" you leave a footprint of your presence?

Yes, you learned, (many don't) - but can you imgine the joy and learning you "gifted" to others.....

The future is infinite.....


toothysmile 50M
16515 posts
10/2/2005 5:00 am

~Thank you, Tiller.

Yes, there are many footprints in these paths. Some remain, others were swept away by the winds of time.

I have learned, but there are still so many lessons to be learned; all I can hope is to share my knowledge with anyone who 's willing to listen and try to learn something from them too...

Alas, the future is not infinite.


goddessofbitches 41M/33F

10/2/2005 5:02 pm

I am reading this and wondering if you realize that you can knock on a woman's heart and have her opening the door before she knows it.

HUGS~~~MANDY

Always The Bitch


toothysmile 50M
16515 posts
10/2/2005 6:02 pm

Oh Mandy,

no, I ceratinly don't realize it.
But reading your words opens the door to my heart. Wide open.

I have no words to thank you.


DefiniteTrouble 50F

10/3/2005 7:09 am

Very touching Toothy. You have a great mind, my dear.

PS...that post you were waiting on is complete.


toothysmile 50M
16515 posts
10/3/2005 1:53 pm

~Thanks, DT, will check it out asap.


barbiebunny 36F
5597 posts
10/3/2005 3:43 pm

Toothy c'mere and rest on my pillows

Its good to be...ME


neotrio 41M/38F
1213 posts
10/3/2005 4:12 pm

lovely...touching....

(stops to reflect on lessons, life and love)

*sigh* thank you for reminding me.

neo


toothysmile 50M
16515 posts
10/3/2005 4:36 pm

Mmmm... Barbie, this sounds like such a great idea...


rm_1hotwahine 63F
21091 posts
10/3/2005 5:57 pm

wow, that was beautiful....

It also put me in mind of "In My Life" by the Beatles

Yeah, I'm still [blog 1hotwahine]


toothysmile 50M
16515 posts
10/3/2005 5:58 pm

~neo,
you 're very wellcome. You and I seem to be the outer boundaries of blogland!


toothysmile 50M
16515 posts
10/3/2005 7:49 pm

~Ah, 1hotwahine, what a wonderful song you 've picked. I must include it in one of my future posts, it's one of my very favorites.

Thanks for stopping by.


tillerbabe 55F

10/3/2005 9:09 pm

The future not infinite? Oh..but it is sweet man...


toothysmile 50M
16515 posts
10/4/2005 12:54 am

~There I 'm with you, Tiller, sweet it is indeed...
Care for a strawberry?...


duststormdiva 51F
6854 posts
10/4/2005 5:15 am

You are a very special man. I like the way you think. You seem to connect to my very soul. Damn the distance.

DustStormDiva


toothysmile 50M
16515 posts
10/4/2005 11:16 am

~Dusty, damn it in more ways than you can imagine...
thanks, so much once again.


toothysmile 50M
16515 posts
10/4/2005 6:29 pm

Such kind words. Thanks wetpanty...


toothysmile 50M
16515 posts
10/6/2005 7:45 am

Huntress,

you touch me. Thank you.


HBowt2 59F

2/26/2006 5:43 am

Memories of the future....I so hope you will continue to be a part of mine.....Thank you for sharing......


toothysmile 50M
16515 posts
2/26/2006 2:32 pm

HBowt2,
thank you... and I will...


Hippink 35F
4499 posts
10/7/2006 10:17 pm

I believe that's true what you said about unconditional love. Anything less is meerly attachment or possession.

Every love that comes into our lives should be remembered with a smile, taking with you only the sweet memories and lessons learned.
Hippie XXX


toothysmile 50M
16515 posts
10/11/2006 9:19 am

yes, my dear Hippie, once more we agree. Thank you.


amakamaria 36F
4299 posts
11/17/2006 12:41 pm

hmmmm I wonder what happy memories the future may hold...
"The tears in my eyes had dried. A warm smile was creeping on my face, a twinkle in my eye. I was surrounded by memories once more. Only this time they didn't come from the past. " <--- Prophetic words... and very beautiful... (btw... Only the future knows all our secrets to come...) All my love and and cheers to what the future may bring!!! (wink, wink)




"We believe what we experience, but we often forget that we experience what we believe."


toothysmile replies on 11/24/2006 10:33 am:
i just can't wait. kisses.

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