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A Good Morning: A Poem

Updated on July 2, 2010
Love is a beautiful thing.
Love is a beautiful thing.

A Good Morning: A Poem

Happy rays of sunlight

Warms my cool skin

And we’ve passed through another night

And feelings of content spread from within

 

The world comes alive

The scents pass through the open glass

A smell that makes my soul thrive

Is that of fresh cut grass.

 

The oscillating breeze has brought

The fragrance of jasmine on its current

Inspiring me with a casual thought

This thought quickly becomes a torrent.

 

I stretched and yawned as I woke

And got out of bed without an ache

Sweet nothings to her ear I spoke

And kissed her gently awake.

 

Her hand to my face with a reach

A loving caress upon my cheek

Her beauty still steals my breath and speech

But somehow I find my voice and speak

 

 

I speak a speech of nothing but coo

Her kiss took away my words from the start

And she opened her eyes of the deepest blue

And lost me in the love of my heart.

 

From here nothing else matters to me

I can get lost in the smell of her skin

But it’s so hard for me to see

How her love I was able to win.

 

But I stop this line of thought

Before it goes too far

To me her love is happiness she brought

And I thank my lucky star.

 

As I know I always should

Things like this creep up without warning

And when it does it’s always good

For this was a good morning.

 

© 2010 by Wesley Cox. All rights reserved. Copying without permission is illegal and will be prosecuted.

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      JJ 6 years ago

      Beautiful! I really liked the feel to this one. And loved the lady bugs doing the horizontal polka! lol! Have a great weekend buddy..you deserve it!

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      wesleycox 6 years ago from Back in Texas, at least until August 2012

      Thank you JJ, it is always wonderful to read your comments. I saw that picture and had to use it somewhere, glad you liked my choice of placement. You have a great fourth and weekend as well.

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      Laurel Rogers 6 years ago from Bishop, Ca

      What a lovely poem, wesleycox. And I, too, love the ladybugs up top. Boy, I oughta flag ya! Just kidding! :)

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      wesleycox 6 years ago from Back in Texas, at least until August 2012

      Thank you lorlie for reading my poem. I don't understand why you'd flag this for the picture, it's just one ladybug getting a piggyback ride from the other. :)

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      Joy56 6 years ago

      i am catching up, and loving your work.... this is grea thanks

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      wesleycox 6 years ago from Back in Texas, at least until August 2012

      Thank you for reading and visiting my page, its always a joy to have you reading my work.

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      samiaali 6 years ago

      What a nice poem wesleycox. I really enjoyed it!

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      Kim Harris 6 years ago

      how sweet! thanks for the morning smile.

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      wesleycox 6 years ago from Back in Texas, at least until August 2012

      Samiaali: Thank you for reading and I'm glad you enjoyed it.

      Kimh039: Thank you also for reading. I am glad you liked it also.

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      emerson fajardo 5 years ago

      nice qoutes,,they thought i totally full to know speak english,,lmao,.....but thanks for that quotes

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      Nithya Venkat 5 years ago from Dubai

      Excellent written from the heart

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      wesleycox 5 years ago from Back in Texas, at least until August 2012

      Vellur: Thank you for reading and enjoying the poem.

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