I’ll Wait (poem)

I’ll wait beside this soft streetlight of hope

Which through the darkness promises a way

A small reminder of another day

This limit to the vastness heart must cope

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I’ll wait the mornings through the sun and rain

And through temptations happening along

Which try my resolution with their song

A wonder beyond reason to explain

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I know I am a victim of mere chance

But life has found a toy to play its game

I wonder does another feel the same

When something more was spoken in a glance

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I’ll wait through all her horrors yelling grim

Until my loved one finally leaves him

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Ann1Az2 2 years ago from Orange, Texas

Ah, the perpetual triangle of love - very well done and I love the ending.


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kidscrafts 2 years ago from Ottawa, Canada

Beautiful!


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billybuc 2 years ago from Olympia, WA

And hopefully she will leave him soon. :)


DJ Anderson 2 years ago

This poem encompasses so many different levels of the human spirit.

There is hope for a future and remembrance of a day in the past.

There are patience and temptations and intentions.

There is doubt and even suspicion.

But, I hear resolve and determination.

Beautiful read, Martin.

DJ.


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BlossomSB 2 years ago from Victoria, Australia

Waiting can be so hard, sometimes. We are not patient beings. Lovely poem.


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DDE 2 years ago from Dubrovnik, Croatia

Wait is patience


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vkwok 2 years ago from Hawaii

This is an awesome poem about a person in a love triangle!


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Gypsy Rose Lee 2 years ago from Riga, Latvia

As they say patience in virtue.

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