She, My World

poem, poetry, writing

mim-19.jpgthis beautiful woman
my world
loves me
I am lucky
can words
describe emotions
lancing my heart
weakening/strengthening my resolve
to be a better man

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Earth
cool, earthen forest
bird-song and tittering leaves
in waves comes, worry
weight of responsibility’s burden
sink to the earth, weary
her hand lifts my heart
her wide smile brings the sun
gives me strength to
keep on

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Water
intimacy, adoration, togetherness
has a strength, a flow
through demanding moments
past life’s stony ramparts
time and again, returning
to the peace of our love

mountains

Air
breath of the world
brings us life, fills
our lungs, gives voice
to the silence
to what’s inside
our truth residing
in our hearts

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Fire
passion, zeal, spirit, all fuel
infatuation, amore, devotion
bases of human interconnectedness
keeping our lives luminous
in our self-imposed caves
that spark, moment, she
stepped into my heart
gave flame to a candle
I thought extinguished
shepherding a kind light
in my dismal mind
I am grateful for
her hand, her love
her voice, her smile
how the fire now
warms my heart

 

photo and poems © DC Lessoway

Valentine’s 2015

poetry, Travel, writing

Ah... Paris

ah…
how affection, adoration, captivation
rouses a deep-seated passion
how the walls, street, the very air
appears aflame
in love’s conflagration
seemingly unending

onward ticks of moments
and days and weeks and years
the flame, petite, yet robust
settles alongside
a sturdy woodland
a bottomless reservoir
shelter from life’s hurricane
ah…

picture and poem © 2014 by DC Lessoway