One Night Love Poem

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one night
you sang
for me
a song

it found
my heart
and beats
in there

your laugh
a sunbeam
i can touch
like a kitten
that curls up
in the warmest spot

your embrace
more comforting than silk
more dear to me
than an angel's kiss

butterfly
the thought of you
dances with me
free and happy
every day
and every night

your kiss
a star
that fell
it sparkles
on my cheek
where it landed
long ago

across a smokey room
anxious eyes
hid their love

little one
your blush
endeared me

i pretend
we danced
when you were brave
and i was scared
that i had let you kiss me
when you dared
that i had known
what to say
or what to do
to make you stay

instead of you
going away

The Story Behind the Poem

I fell in love with a girl in just one night a long time ago. I wrote this poem to deal with reality and that messy emotion of love that opened up in me.

No matter where life takes me, she'll always have a special place in my heart.

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billybuc 4 years ago from Olympia, WA

Beautiful poem and I think one that resonates with many of us.


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carozy 4 years ago from San Francisco Author

Thanks billybuc, I appreciate your stopping by! I've had this poem for years now and finally decided to share it.


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Globetrekkermel 4 years ago from CALIFORNIA

Love is a many splendored thing, (as the song goes).Never give up loving. Better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at all.-Alfred Lord Tennyson.

Well done,Carozy


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carozy 4 years ago from San Francisco Author

Ah, thank you, that's sweet of you to stop by with that nice quote.


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old albion 2 years ago from Lancashire. England.

Hi carozy. I find your lovely poem heartfelt and so refreshing. The truth at last.

Graham.


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carozy 2 years ago from San Francisco Author

Thanks Graham, I appreciate you stopping by and commenting. :) Hope you had a lovely Valentine's.


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cynamans 2 years ago from Washington DC

Nice poem. I really enjoyed reading this. Voted up and interesting.


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carozy 2 years ago from San Francisco Author

Thank you cynamans! Appreciate you stopping by. :)

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