Door To Door (poem)

A lover went from door to door

In search of what he had before

A dream perhaps or so much more

Yet why she left he’s still not sure

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Her kisses felt the same that day

She’d smile and cause his heart to stray

And all their cares seemed far away

Yet why she left she didn’t say

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Soft shadows linger by the door

His thoughts unknown they drift and stray

His feelings somewhere locked away

And where were tears he wasn’t sure

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His loneliness now clouds his day

He never knew such pain before

Yet when it’s gone he yearns for more

So he won’t feel what truth may say

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He held the cause of this he’s sure

He wanted her who wanted more

A story which he heard before

And so he searches door to door

Comments 17 comments

Janhorner 3 years ago

What a sad love poem and yet still beautiful in its own way. Voted up,

Jan


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Faith Reaper 3 years ago from southern USA

Hmmm, I've heard of door-to-door salesmen, but looking for love door-to-door, interesting. I understand though, when one door closes, another opens . . . maybe in love or not?


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btrbell 3 years ago from Mesa, AZ

Sad and sweet. Thank you


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DDE 3 years ago from Dubrovnik, Croatia

Doors are open to new experiences to find love may be so thanks for this poem


Ghaelach 3 years ago

Morning Martin.

A lovely poem, as we've come to expect from you.

I find many truths in your poems. As with this one, some people just can't let go.

LOL Ghaelach


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cygnetbrown 3 years ago from Alton, Missouri

Ah, so sad, perhaps the young man will grow from the experience.


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bravewarrior 3 years ago from Central Florida

Oh, so sad. My heart bleeds for his broken, searching heart.


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Vinaya Ghimire 3 years ago from Nepal

Sadness ducks me!


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eHealer 3 years ago from Las Vegas

Martin, Martin, Martin! You are very provocative and you make me think. Excellent, booked and pinned!!!


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breakfastpop 3 years ago

I love this poem. It's sad and moving. Sometimes people leave without a word. Up, beautiful and awesome.


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always exploring 3 years ago from Southern Illinois

Oh, I love this and it happens leaving unanswered questions..Beautiful haunting piece..


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Gypsy Rose Lee 3 years ago from Riga, Latvia

Voted up and awesome. Loved this and the video. Passing it on.


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shiningirisheyes 3 years ago from Upstate, New York

"Yet, why she left she wouldn't say...." mesmerizing, emotional and sad. You truly have a gift for poetry that sings to the heart.


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AliciaC 3 years ago from British Columbia, Canada

This is so sad and wistful, Martin. It's a beautiful poem.


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aviannovice 3 years ago from Stillwater, OK

It is beautiful, yes, but letting go after the grief has subsided is more in order.


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greencha 3 years ago from UK

lovely poem-I know the feeling..


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Deborah Brooks 3 years ago from Brownsville,TX

Oh what a wonderful poem.. I have so many of the same feelings..

Debbie

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