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Tuesday, April 22, 2008

Words for You

Poetic Asides – Poem-A-Day Challenge – Day 20 Prompt:

Now today's prompt is one you've either been eagerly anticipating and wondering, "Where the heck is it," all month, or it's one you've been quietly noting hasn't been prompted and crossing your fingers you can make it through the month without. But this kind of poem is what got me into writing poetry seriously. That's right...

...today's prompt is to write a Love poem with a capital "L" as in a loooooove poem. Think about wooing; think about being wooed; and then, write!



I hear your voice in the whisper of wind
feel your fingers on my skin
wonder, if you’re thinking about me

when I worry whether I have ‘it’ in me
whether I can accomplish
what I was made to do

I remember that you believe in me
you are fascinated by
that passion that burns in my core

you may not love words the way I do
but you love that I do
and you see that beauty in me

I watch you watching me
from the corner of my eye
and I know that I know

I will always love you
I have always loved you
and your love is all I need to know

TLS, April 2008

1 comment:

Childlife said...

Beautiful, TaunaLen! I love that line, "...you may not love words the way I do, but you love that I do,and you see that beauty in me..." Love at its truest!

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