I Didn't Know How To Hold Her

I DIDN’T KNOW HOW…

We were a perfect match.

She fit perfectly in my shoulder.

Her heart fit in mine.

I wish I would have told her.

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Another rude awakening?

Did I need to discover?

I didn’t meet her needs.

I didn’t know how to love her.

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Seldom is the second chance.

Should I have been bolder?

She was the center piece to this puzzle.

But I didn’t know how to hold her.

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There is no love,

Like the love that lingers,

When that perfect love,

Slips through the fingers.

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Perhaps I’m not wise enough,

I didn’t know how to kiss her.

I ponder what could have been.

I’m at a loss at how to miss her.

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Time waits for no man.

The calendar flies apart.

And purgatory awaits,

The pure and soft of heart.

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It’s harmfully stunning,

To feel love suddenly colder.

And wake to realize,

I didn’t know how to hold her.

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~Micky Dee~

…2-05-13…

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Lilbittybetty 3 years ago

Beautiful poem.


Brynda 3 years ago

What a beautiful way with words and the thought behind them!


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Petra Vlah 3 years ago from Los Angeles

Oh Micky dear,

how nice and surprizing to see this softer and more vulnerable side of you soul


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Paraglider 3 years ago from Kyle, Scotland

Well writ, Micky :-)


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Nikkij504gurl 3 years ago from Louisiana

Awwwwww, Micky, this poem really shows a softer side of you. It reminds me of this song by Bruno Mars, "When I was Your Man". Its sad when we know all the things we should have done when we had the chance.


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Dim Flaxenwick 3 years ago from Great Britain

Heartwrenching. Beautifully written.

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