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My Unquenchable Desire - Poem

Updated on March 22, 2017

Oh how I long for you.

Each day I ache for your presence.

Each night is absolute agony without you.

Patiently I wait, knowing that soon I will be lost in your presence.

I am empty without you; my mind is dull and my heart aches.

I wonder aimlessly, melancholy is my only companion.

Anticipation grows each day as I look forward to your arrival.

Each night, my desire is heightened with the thought of your embrace,

But I am left, once again, hungering ever more.


I search for you, but you are not to be found.

This agony is unbearable.

I watch the hands of time slipping past a moonlit face, and I am left in unfulfilled desire.

Oh come to me!

Please don’t leave me in this wretched state.

I need to lie in your arms, to hear your soft lullaby.

Quench this mounting thirst for an uninterrupted liaison,

Oh Sleep Devine.



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    • miss_jkim profile image

      miss_jkim 6 years ago

      Quite true, Darrell902, quite true!

    • Darrell902 profile image

      Darrell902 6 years ago

      Unquenchable Desire is somewhat like a dream. For you cannot have but you may dream.

    • miss_jkim profile image

      miss_jkim 7 years ago

      Colin, you can take some credit for my style. Your hubs are an inspiration in style and form. Thanks for your kindness.

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      epigramman 7 years ago

      ...well here I am ..... to fulfill my unquenchable desire of your wonderous writing style - and yes you always make me yearn and long for your arrival on my hub doorstep too .... it's always so great to connect with you my friend and our friendship here at the Hub has been a pleasure and a blessing .....

    • miss_jkim profile image

      miss_jkim 7 years ago

      And thank you D.A.L., for your kind comment.

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      Dave 7 years ago from Lancashire north west England

      Beautiful, heartfelt prose. Enjoyed this one. Thank you for sharing.