Only for the Love of One by Matthew Leo

Updated on July 31, 2018
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Matt has been writing for over 30 years. He is a published independent author of zombie apocalypse fiction and has written over 200 poems.

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Only For The Love of One

Only for the love of one,
shall I journey forth,
and sacrifice without remorse.

Only for the love of her,
will I lead her by the hand,
from the heart, as she understands.

Only for that heart of hers
promise I, keep strong hold
and carry with me, life long so bold.

Only for the love of she,
whom I love so much,
whose heart she let me touch.

A Pretty, Old Poem

I wrote this poem way back in high school, some 30 years ago. I was playing around with meter and rhyme in as many different ways as I could muster. It was during this time I realized that I had my own unique writing voice. I was quite pleased with how this one turned out. For me, it is pleasing to the ear with a simplistic use of the word "only", which I used as my springboard into each verse. Perhaps one day, I'll revisit it and add more verses now that I am a bit older and wiser (hopefully?) to do so.

© 2018 Matt Leo

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