The Cabin - Dedicated to Chelsea
A weekend escape,
To a cabin far away,
To spend it together,
And live life in a day,
We talked and we chatted,
We hugged and we kissed...
Darkness - Darkness around me
Darkness surrounds me
Darkness don't get near me
Darkness I fear thee
Darkness you hurt
Darkness you lurk
Darkness you lurk at night
by Robert Frost
Love at the lips was touch
As sweet as I could bear;
And once that seemed too much;
I lived on air
That crossed me from sweet things,
The flow of...
What Is Love? - Is love found in holding hands?
In quiet whispers?
In looks shared across a crowded room?
Is love shared in notes?
Is love felt with a...
A Crinkled Wrinkle
You may crinkle your nose and get lost in time
Only to be trapped and led to a world in which you seem blind
Who is it that creeps outside against your window...
I Promise - I promise that during my days you will be my onlyI know you will be there for me when I feel lonelyI know I can count on you whenever I am downI know you will save me...
Snow drops....The flowers, the strong scent of gentle frigile beauty, the memories of you triggered by my senses smelling your body and your soul; loving you, pleasing you, being...
Follow Your Dreams~~ - Today is a treasure
To cherish each day
Follow your dreams
Letting hope shine
See the soft beauty
That is inside you
When you feel fear
Love will see you...
"History tells us what happened...Poetry tells us what should have happened..."
I completely agree with this quote ... when we study history at school, we go over battles...
As I sit here
a brand new poem
I wonder what
this day will bring
Will I give joy?
will my heart sing?
Or will unkind words
just ruin things?
I think I'll...
The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face - Yes, I know this was a song, but the song lyrics read like a beautiful poem. So I decided to add it to this ep group. I found out that this...
Unrequited Love -
This poem very much captures the author's feelings of unrequited love; of being loved just a very little by someone, who always has bigger and better fish to...
by Edgar Allan Poe
Romance, who loves to nod and sing
With drowsy head and folded wing
Among the green leaves as they shake
Far down within some shadowy lake,
To me a...
It Was Rather Beautiful: -
When two souls fall in love, there is nothing else but the
yearning to be close to the other. The presence that is felt
through a hand held, a voice heard, or a smile seen...
This Is Our Spring - I've never really thought of myself as a poet, certainly I'm not really comfortable with the writing style, typically preferring prose....but this is an...
No Second Troy - WB Yeats
WHY should I blame her that she filled my days
With misery, or that she would of late
Have taught to ignorant men most violent ways,
Or hurled the little...
One of the poems that explained exactly how I felt...
BY RALPH WALDO EMERSON
That you are fair or wise is vain,
Or strong, or rich, or generous;
You must have also the...
"Never Give All the Heart" - WB Yeats
Never give all the heart, for love
Will hardly seem worth thinking of
To passionate women if it seem
Certain, and they never dream
Rapture - There is a place for us
that no one else can enter.
It is a place that holds no secrets,
only beauty, peace, understanding.
A place that we come to,
thinking we are one...
A Dream Within A Dream ~by Edgar Allan Poe - My favorite by Poe.
A Dream Within A Dream
Take this kiss upon the brow!
And, in parting from you now,
Thus much let me avow...
"When You Are Old" by WB Yeats
WHEN you are old and grey and full of sleep,
And nodding by the fire, take down this book,
And slowly read, and dream of the soft look
Unending Love - I seemed to have loved you numberless times, in numberless forms...
In life afer life, age after age, forvever.
My spellbound heart has made and remade the necklace...
Maybe You'll Enjoy This Poem I Wrote -  ...
"I Wish I Wrote The Way I Thought" - Benedict Smith
I wish I wrote the way I thought
With maddening hunger
I’d write to the point of suffocation
The sun shines brightly, but the air is cold, I'm tired of winter, in this time zone, bring on spring, with growth and life, renew my spirit, help me with my strife.
Annabel Lee - Edgar Allan Poe
It was many and many a year ago,
In a kingdom by the sea,
That a maiden there lived whom you may know
By the name of ANNABEL LEE;
And this maiden...
If You Love, Set It Free - I used to have a poster with the original phrase "If you love someone, set them free. If they come back they're yours; if they don't they never were...
Open the door if you dare
The key to my circus
Tempting devils, delights
Waiting to consume
And be consumed
Beasts rutting in heat
The jugular stings...
Two roads diverged in a yellow wood, and sorry I could not travel both. And be one traveler, long I stood. And looked down one as far as I could, to where it bent in the...
Love After Love - The time will come
When, with elation
You will greet yourself arriving
At your own door, in your own mirror,
And each will smile at the other's welcome,
When you are old. ~
By William Butler Yeats.
When you are old and grey and full of sleep,
And nodding by the fire, take down this book,
And slowly read, and dream of the soft...
Much madness is divinest sense
To a discerning eye;
Much sense the starkest madness.
Tis the majority
In this, as all, prevails.
Assent, and you are sane;
Demur, -- you're...
My grandmother wrote this poem. Her marriage was so much like mine, but she stuck it out. I dug it out today to give myself hope.
There you are.
Striding across the winter...
You're My Black Hole, I'm In Trouble - Your peach is within my reach
You galactic disaster
I will eat and eat
Feed my famine with your laughter
Falling. By Caroli9 - There she stood upon a high,
World blowing through her mind,
" Let go & Fall " the wind does cry,
with arms outstretched her falls a glide...
The Passionate Shepherd to His Love
by Christopher Marlowe
Come live with me and be my love,
And we will all the pleasures prove
That valleys, groves, hills, and fields
I'm Protected -
In the corner of your lips
like a smile i am protected
in the sorrows of your eyes
like a tear
in the silence of your night
like the tick-tok i am protected
The Happiest Day, the Happiest Hour
The happiest day- the happiest hour
My sear'd and blighted heart hath known,
The highest hope of pride and power,
I feel hath flown.
I Feel So Alone - Loneliness is what i feel
I feel so alone
I feel so isolated
The emptyness in my heart
Can not be feeled by any soul
I am surounded by people but yet i feel so...
It's Funny How "friends" Can Just Leave You When You Are Down -
it's funny how hello is always accompanied with goodbye it's funny how good memories can...
I think you guys may already heard of it. OCD by Neil Hilborn
I'm a bit of a surprise and I'm touched. Enjoy!
Thought of this myself- He sits upon a throne in the center of his kingdom, watching. He may be a tyrant, but without Him, the kingdom would crumble. He only takes orders from the...
Beautiful Women ~by Walt Whitman - WOMEN sit, or move to and fro--some old, some young;
The young are beautiful--but the old are more beautiful than the
Life goes on around me
I don’t participate
I go through all the motions
But subconsciously all I do is wait
I dream about the day
That you’ll come home to me
Nothing else is...
The tender touch Of your lips Against mine Is all that I ever Need toMake me relax
I loved you...
by Alexander Pushkin
I loved you, and I probably still do,
And for a while the feeling may remain...
But let my love no longer trouble you,
I do not wish to cause...
From where you are
You have the power to touch my heart
You’ve reached a place deep inside
No one else could ever find
You’ve turned my world around
And I’m so lost in you...
A Lover's Hand - I feel myself touching Your hand,(I feel the warmth of life as you do)The same Hand that took me so violently(I remember saving you, by force) And brought so much...
Why me why me
I'm the only one around who like what I crave
Why me why me
I'm the only one around who demands what I give
Why me why me
I'm the only one around who justifies what...
Watching you from across the room
sends searing pain through my heart.
I think back to a year ago,
when I thought we’d never part.
My love for you just won’t die down –