Only Love - A Poem About Missing a Loved One

Only Love
Only Love

A distant drum within myself, that beats without repute.

Your voice a whispered symphony that wakes my heart, once mute.

A dream that shall unburden me from wounds dug deep inside.

A face that haunts my memory, two worlds that must collide.

The stars we see in unison, reside to keep repose

Until the dawn of clarity whence all our fears dispose.

I wait for you my own sweet hope,

I wait for you and stay

Beside your soul and present touch

Till only love remains.

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Dottie1 8 years ago from MA, USA

A beautiful poem and struck a chord. Thank you.

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AEvans 8 years ago from SomeWhere Out There

Absolutely beautiful as I have lost several that are near and dear to my heart. This poem brought tears to my eyes.:(

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Nayberry 8 years ago from

Beautiful poem. I needed to read something like this right about now. It really touched my heart.


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drgratton 8 years ago from United Kingdom Author

I'm so glad it touched you. Warmest wishes for Christmas and the New Year, Sarah.

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Astra Nomik 6 years ago from Edge of Reality and Known Space

I love this kind of poetry. Having just started out on the road of poetry hubs (or hub to be exact) I find these poems a comfort somehow. They tell me I am not the only one to have experienced this in my life. Plus you write really well. Consider me a fan!

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Anita lesic 2 years ago from Zagreb

A beautiful poem

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drgratton 2 years ago from United Kingdom Author

Thank you so much Astra and many apologies for the very late response x

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