by on April 18, 2019
If Not Mine Goodbye my love, though this pains me to write My best lines I can only look back to see For then you were in my sight And could wish you were with me. But, now, I must sadly realize I can only tell what I will miss Empty lines without this prize That would be sealed with your kiss. That is why from the page stay away Only the haven where hope occupy If with me no chance you will stay No use if with me you will not lie. So, I should understand and let you go And...
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by on April 7, 2019
When in your Arms And any instruments chords only appreciated through you For the music they make is our rhapsody Or else their sounds through my heart can’t break through For even your simplest words sound the finest melody. And any flowers that grow need more than the spring But our romance the fertile field they best grow And as splendid the rose not equal to the beauty you bring And the most decorated gardens pale to the splendor you show. And when the summer comes its warmth ...
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by on April 6, 2019
The Reason I see you in the sun’s rays that on this earth fall In the clouds that decorate the sky I hear you in the birdsongs that your melody call And in the ocean waves that make me sigh. I feel you in the warmth the spring does bring I see you in the flowers that begin to grow I fly with you with the birds that take wing To the warmth of your love that will know. This world can turn but its journey not complete And the sun that it circles not the true center For it is with y...
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by on April 2, 2019
Do Not Wade Into the Night I do not want you to wade into the night While the tide of life tries to sweep you away As long as the sun's rays are shining, for the last one, fight. For if you go into that dark sea and make that fateful flight The oceans' waves on Earth are held at bay For they can only truly flow within your sight. And this a barren world that only you make bright For its life only teems in the wake of your way The tides that rise and fall only you make right. ...
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by on March 31, 2019
The Truth of Love With the world turning around we are subjects of its turn And, if its orbit, our story is happy or sad We will not see its final revolution until we learn If our time here is one for which we should be glad. And while in its current phase know only tragedy Should this obscure the love for you here express? These sad moments only underscore the futility That mere lines of love could, in this world, not redress. Yet, despite this, I cannot escape thinking of you T...
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by on March 31, 2019
No Need for Night Where did I see you before but in a dream? Then you appeared to me the day not conceal Now nothing is as it may, at first, seem For from a dream learned what is real. Now I live in a dream every waking day To have the one, herre, whose love proves to me As I stroke her hair Heaven comes my way And on this Earth we know by such ecstasy. So, now this place a dream and no need for night For you live here and, for me, that is all As long as you are in this world's ...
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by on March 26, 2019
The End I know I am losing you but nothing I can do Only watch as you are slipping away And there is no power to get me through Either on Earth or Heaven to let you stay. What I thought of so much consequence Prove so trivial in this sad light No kingdom or its wealth of any significance If your beauty taken from my sight. But a barren world only so cold Then two graves will mark their space The one where only your memory hold And this world where nothing take your place. I ...
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by on March 25, 2019
Mere Words Words, conveyors of what is our mind and heart Is there anything lost in the translation? What words could I use to explain when we are apart Or is it enough that I am seen past salvation? What could I write here to show how I feel That some reader see in some future age? Not unless Time could before these moments kneel And my love for you becomes its center stage. While on a page the most moving verses written That to a man’s heart render so very close and true How c...
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by on March 24, 2019
Your Light Your light cannot go out on me Or else the darkness should have remained For if you go it will be all I see Better no light known so my heart not pained. Like the universe without the sun What life could exist around? All its planets dead without that shining one For only from its essence is their life found. Like the Mariner without his guiding Star Stranded at sea unable to find the shore But needs its radiance no matter how far That brings him to a place where h...
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by on March 22, 2019
Muse (For Ariana) I saw an angel tonight and her wings her voice That transported us to a heavenly place With a charm that we saw why Heaven's choice To let us enjoy what there embrace. And the birdsongs would envy her melody For she in even more soothing notes sing To prove that, in this world, there is still harmony And with her song this peace did bring. The world follows this earthly Muse’s lead For this inner music does feed our soul The common chords of life that we all ne...
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by on March 18, 2019
I Do Not Want to Sleep I don’t want to sleep, to close my eyes There is something this day has not fulfilled To sleep I will lose this day what most prize Even if in dreams your image is filled. I will try to stay awake as long as I can No matter how much the night beckons me The hours may go by but make my stand I will stay in the place you are closest to me. Yet, the night's call to me is relentless I don’t know how much longer I can stay awake But, surrendering will leave me ...
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by on March 16, 2019
Your Kiss I tried to say goodbye but not easy to let go Anyway, what I feel, could it ever be realized? It would be some different place to show Even then would I get one I most prized? I decided I should leave your beauty For some other man to happily discover Then the wisdom of my decision you would see I could never be your lover. So, now I will go but not before you, one last time, turn To let see one that I must leave behind and miss And for what might have been will always...
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by on March 10, 2019
Don’t you ever think you can hide your love away Or that fickle Time could ever be your ally For Time, I know, will bring you back my way And then we both wish Time stop when, together, we lie. Like the long winter that seems forever cold Soon its steely grip must give way to the spring So that in the summer sun your body hold The harshest season soon surrender to the love you bring. And though the night has seemed only too long Where dreams are the only place you appear Soon the d...
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by on March 8, 2019
Sunbeams She traipses on sunbeams like a spirit, here, free And Heaven an angel like this must surely miss And in her beauty nowhere else need to be For I am in Heaven with only her kiss. She rides rainbows until she follows the sun Their colors her aura's brilliance transcend And with the sky now clear she the only one That to the day her beauty lend. She skips so daintily across the ocean crests Like a sea nymph goddess of modern lore So to the mystery of this world she at...
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by on March 3, 2019
I Had Love I had love like the sun had the day And the night with a beckoning moon Like the birds whose melodies our hearts sway And the oceans whose waves our hearts swoon. I had love like the meadow waiting for the rain And the mountain knowing it will touch the sky Like the rainbow whose brilliance feeds upon the rain And the gardens whose flowers make us sigh. I had love like the sky feels the wind's breeze And the flower knows it has the spring to grow Like the winter knowi...
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by on March 3, 2019
Loveless Life I loved you but it was too much to ask This earth from a miracle made this will reject All else must seek their own miracle, too much a task Such bliss from this place should not expect. So, where once I saw the universe in your eyes I look around and a despoiled place instead So, this is where what was ordained paradise It was, but only fulfilled where your love led. Now, I am helplessly watching as you go Cold Time, why do you have to take her away Could you let ...
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by on March 2, 2019
Better Played What happens when your last breath will leave Did I ever think it could be otherwise? Do I even care from this fate a reprieve I think I couldn’t ask unless this gift did realize. Even then, I am only a mortal man on a lease Though during its term didn’t think it would end I would like to leave while my mind at peace But I would lie and every fairy tale offend. Then I be should be grateful for the final curtain Of my life’s play where only tragedy has been staged A...
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by on February 24, 2019
Love You Love you, never leave you, I love you You will never know how much A love so strong dreams will never do For only in the day can I feel your touch. I love you, let me say this again and again Until the very universe runs out of space And only the robins will sing this refrain As serenaded by their melody we embrace. I love you, Time or distance can’t keep us apart For as soon as I think of you will come Nothing can come between our own heart My love to nothing else suc...
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by on February 24, 2019
Your Love Bare Can I think I will forget your memory? Like saying I will forget in the morning the sun will shine But before the sun’s rays your image come to me And the day only complete if you are mine. The days have passed and I can only pretend That all the life around you still matters I do my best to its calling my attention lend Until the thought of you this pretense shatters. So, what was I thinking after all To forget what my heart most move? Easier to forget that the n...
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by on February 8, 2019
In this Rhyme With your spirit gone what else remain? This world cannot its riches boast For a jewel in sorrow's light but plain When Life takes what you love the most. I am but Death undone, an empty shell A ghost where once my blood did flow And doomed this lonely world to dwell This burial ground no other death need know. The most vivid sounds I hear but mute to me Its brightest colors are only coldly dull The only taste I have is for eternity To take me from this place Life...
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by on January 25, 2019
A Lovers Pact You cannot leave my soul behind For no happiness in this place will know And where I look such love will not find So where you are I will long to go. The measure of my life the moments share Empty if from this place you depart Then the world still turning but I won’t care For with all its wealth still missing your heart. And I cannot imagine a life without your love In fact, that would not be living at all For every breath I take only my loneliness prove Only wait...
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by on January 14, 2019
My Heart Should Know I saw a glittering object on the ground one day Attracted, I picked it up to get a closer look But the sun started to fade, the sky turned gray In my hand stood this dull stone my fancy mistook. I can only wait for the sun to soon return And its brilliance to once again, in the day, glow Until then for what stirred my heart must yearn Maybe it's not this stone but my heart should know.
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by on January 13, 2019
Only Live in Dreaming This is my home, a blank page But fuller than the world so shallow Here I can present a different stage Whose last act does not end in sorrow. I can fill this with lines that warm my soul That tell of love everlasting And forget the place where it never know For only happiness here am casting. To create my Venus, to adorn my night Not a frenzied place, still, so empty Here her heaven within my sight And forget, here, you will never be with me. This canv...
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by on January 10, 2019
A Divided House I will say the sky is blue and you say it is black But what facts I argue will disagree The truth trivialized though it attack But, still, we will only disagree. What can I say to our political situation When different views will not waver? So too trite to postulate salvation What springs from truth can’t savor. So, where can we find a path to follow When you say yours is as true? It will make any other way shallow Then you want me to follow you. Then our pro...
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