Listen Lightly (poem)

Let’s listen lightly as I hold you tight

To song which seems to echo through our heart

One wonders where such music has its start

A dream perhaps beyond the edge of sight

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A whispered wish which waits to play its part

This melody of memory’s delight

A tune to turn dark doubts to something right

And magic moments made for us to chart

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So many tears have passed to bring us here

Such sounds of sorrow bared beneath the moon

Such sacred secrets shared with stars above

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But here we hold to hopes a bit more clear

Like dancing daisies taken by a tune

Let’s listen lightly to the song of love

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M K Paul 4 years ago from India

wow,so nice use of words...


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myownlife 4 years ago from london

I just can say beautifulllllll


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shiningirisheyes 4 years ago from Upstate, New York

So beautiful, a love story that has many battlescars only to be found more beautiful.


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aviannovice 4 years ago from Stillwater, OK

Very, very nice.


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flashmakeit 4 years ago from usa

Another great love poem.


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Gypsy Rose Lee 4 years ago from Riga, Latvia

Voted up and beautiful. The words just flow like a river.


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Michele Travis 4 years ago from U.S.A. Ohio

Beautiful again:) Voted up!


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coffeegginmyrice 4 years ago from Toronto, Ontario

I can imagine a love story in a lovely poem. You see Mhatter99, when a poem takes me in, I dwell in it for moments. And these moments are 3 times repeated, that means I read a poem like this one over and over especially when words capture my attention and the flow starts rolling. Voted up and beautiful!


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vocalcoach 4 years ago from Nashville Tn.

Wow - you are so romantic! What an absolutely beautiful poem this is and I love Quincy Jones. Voted up!

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