I Thought of You

Updated on September 29, 2017
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Served in the U.S. Army, attended and graduated from The University of Texas-Arlington with a bachelors in psychology and minor in sociology

A flickering candle, a piercing light,

Has kept company with me on this pensive night.

Alone I lay with my thoughts of you,

That started with a glimpse, but eventually grew.

A smoldering look, a passionate stare,

That brought down my walls and laid me bare.

And so I have gone past the point of no return,

And have allowed my passion for you slowly to burn.

Will this fire stay lit and bright?

Or will it fade away like the darkest night?

I thought of you.



© 2017 Augustine A Zavala

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      Augustine A Zavala 2 months ago from Texas

      Thank you for the comment Ralph. I try to make my point without being verbose. Thanks again for the visit.

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      Ralph Schwartz 2 months ago from Idaho Falls, Idaho

      Nice piece, it says a lot,with so few words.

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      Augustine A Zavala 2 months ago from Texas

      Thank you Gypsy for the comment and visit. I appreciate it!

      OW, my dear Martie. Thank you for the comment. I'm glad you could sense the passion. Thanks again for the visit.

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      Gypsy Rose Lee 2 months ago from Riga, Latvia

      Lovely and romantic poetic thoughts.

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      Martie Coetser 2 months ago from South Africa

      I think many of us can relate. I love the smoldering passion between the lines of your poems.