Day 1 Poem for My Wife

Updated on February 20, 2019
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Avid writer, no expertise. I’ve challenged myself to write a poem a day for my wife. She doesn’t yet know. I hope you enjoy!

Day 1

Deep I would drink

and everyday

to find the fount

lay before me

and count myself

among the lilies

nestled there in shade and warmth

catch the scent

that draws me near

inured in shape

of line and form

gentle breeze that stirs the air

to tremble leaf and petal

gather in the taste of day

dew on lips and find my skin

touch to tame the chaos

feel of silk in every graze

it is a dream

to find myself

enraptured thus

in every hour

the image stained upon my eyes

each thought draws me nigh

in dream of day

in step and cadence

the scent of love

upon the wind

whisper sigh when found in solace

there is no person there

but I

and yet I taste and full recall

the moment

lost in embrace

feel the build

within my form

awaiting all

awaiting you





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    © 2019 Heath Whitehead

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      • Heathwhitehead profile imageAUTHOR

        Heath Whitehead 

        7 months ago from Michigan

        Thank you. I am glad you enjoyed it. I hope you will enjoy the ones that follow and we will see how long this goes.

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        Verlie Burroughs 

        7 months ago from Canada

        Really lovely.

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        Rinita Sen 

        7 months ago

        This is beautiful. Great gift for the woman in your life.

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