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Valentine's Day Poems - A Simple Love Song

Updated on October 23, 2016
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Mohan is a family physician, film and TV aficionado, a keen bibliophile and an eclectic scribbler.

A Simple Love Song


♥♥♥


I aint no expert in matters of love

There’s no help from heavens above

All I have are my words and dreams

May not be much, or so it seems


I do write songs straight from my heart

There's no science, it may not be art

All I have are my words and dreams

Sunshine, starlight and moon beams



When I see you my tongue gets tied

My feelings mix up and go for a ride

Got no lines that make me sound cool

I always mumble like a crazy fool



When you’re close I’m all a fluster

Not an ounce of courage I could muster

I’m all clumsy can’t coordinate

Will this race ever get past the gate


You dazzle me with the look in your eyes

That sweet smile of yours is ever so nice

That strand of hair falling just out of place

Why does it make my heart beat race



Emptiness when you walk away

Sleepless nights if I don’t see you all day

Is this what crazy love does to one

Heart wants to stay but my brain wants to run



Clichés there are plenty in love

It seems they’re all I have got now

Will my song ever find its way

To let you know what I’ve got to say



I aint no expert in matters of love

There’s no help from heavens above

All I have are my words and dreams

May not be much, or so it seems



I do write songs straight from my heart

There is no science, they may not be art

All I have are my words and dreams

Sunshine, starlight and moon beams

♥♥♥


© 2012 Mohan Kumar

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      chanroth 5 years ago from California, USA

      Just beautiful! Rate up and beautiful!

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      Ruby Jean Fuller 5 years ago from Southern Illinois

      Beautiful song..I like the line, " Emptiness when you walk away..Bravo..

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      drbj and sherry 5 years ago from south Florida

      Sweet and tender poetry, Docmo. Simple but beautiful. And a perfect video to accompany it. Thank you.

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      Princess Prisca 5 years ago from Heaven living on Earth

      Very loving and sweet. Sometimes 'simple' is best.

      This is one of those times! Love It!!!!!!

      The Joss Stone L-O-V-E song you've added, puts the cap on a lovely poem. Well done.

      Voted up and awesome!

      Ciao...Princess Prisca

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      sofs 5 years ago

      You certainly seem to be the expert on love Doc.. LOLO some lines sounded as if they were straight out of my husbands mouth a long time ago... Very sweet, are the words that come to mind right away! Have a beautiful day! God Bless!

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      Amy Becherer 5 years ago from St. Louis, MO

      I feel the beat, the heat, the music is sweet! Damn, Docmo, there you are up in the stars with a 99% score. You are a star. Magnifique!

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      Mohan Kumar 5 years ago from UK

      @chanroth- thank you very much!

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      Mohan Kumar 5 years ago from UK

      @Ruby- I like that line too- wanted to capture the confusion of how it feels for the emotionally inarticulate male psyche during those baby steps in wooing a girl!

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      Mohan Kumar 5 years ago from UK

      @drbj - glad you liked the video and the poem. That Nat King Cole number is very well rendered by Joss Stone , me thinks!

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      Mohan Kumar 5 years ago from UK

      @ Princess Prisca ( cool name!) I am glad you like this princess, as you say simple and heartfelt is always the best!

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      Mohan Kumar 5 years ago from UK

      @sofs- aww glad it brought home some nostalgia on Valentine's day. I am no expert in matters of love.. . but I seem to be doing a good job being a cupid. Happy Valentine, sofs!

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      Mohan Kumar 5 years ago from UK

      @Amy, I love it when you rap! ( I feel the heat, the beat and the music is sweet...) You know you do wonders to my creative self-esteem. oh you do! I am baffled by the 99% score too. C'est magnifique...as I never worked out how this system works!

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      Amy Becherer 5 years ago from St. Louis, MO

      The quality of Docmo is burnin' down the house. I suspect you never give less than 100% to anything you do. Revel in what you've earned. You got it baby!

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      shimmering Dawn 5 years ago

      You just dazzled me with your words doc,

      All I have are my words and dreams

      Sunshine, starlight and moon beams

      Your poem collection is so full of beauty and has a dream like quality to it. Awesome! Have a blessed day. Peace and Love!

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      Mohan Kumar 5 years ago from UK

      Aw thanks Shimmering Dawn, I appreciate your words. Thanks for dropping by. Hope to see you soon.

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      NightFlower 5 years ago

      This is too sweet and it's not mundane. It's got kick. I like that in a love poem...especially interesting to hear a gentlemen's take on the subject of amore. FIYAH!

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      Mohan Kumar 5 years ago from UK

      Thanks Nightflower. If you get time check out some of my others -would like to know what you think. I like your take on language and you got great rhythm !

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      Lisa McKnight 5 years ago from London

      A beautiful poem, very sweet. You have a good heart.

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      anndavis25 5 years ago from Clearwater, Fl.

      Simple and cute and nice and cool. I ain't kiddin'

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      Mohan Kumar 5 years ago from UK

      @ElizaDoole, thanks for reading. 'appreciate it.

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      Mohan Kumar 5 years ago from UK

      @Ann, thank you and glad you find this cute and nice.

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      Dianna Mendez 4 years ago

      Very, very nice and a touch of the romantic passion makes this a great way to say Happy Valetine's Day.

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