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Below is the poem entitled ANTICIPATION which was written by poet Michael Poyntz. Please feel free to comment on this poem. However, please remember, PoetrySoup is a place of encouragement and growth.

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I cared you before
the thought of kissing me 
had crossed your mind
I actually fell in love with you 
as you crossed the room
and walked straight into 
my heart

I wanted you before
a word had been spoken
but I heard each of  the echo’s of your dreams
as your eyes whispered 
dance with me under the poets moon
  could you see our future reflected within 
my eyes

I needed you before 
we had talked about
places we had been
and people we had known
as you touched my hand
you became the future pulse of 
my heartbeat

I loved you before
the sound of your voice
lifted me in a twilight of gentleness
as if  suddenly being carried by a moonbeam
to our destiny known by the stars alone
and I  had whispered what is 
......  your name


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  1. Date: 4/24/2010 12:19:00 AM
    a love unspoken, though it is heard through a silence. i love this is very heart warming and romantic. the eyes are always the path to answers, a mystery they are. -Always&Forever Lynette

  1. Date: 4/23/2010 5:44:00 PM
    what a beautiful , romantic piece, lovely .I have just started reading your book, I am awed.

  1. Date: 4/19/2010 8:20:00 AM
    Nice one,,,thanks. p.d.

  1. Date: 4/19/2010 7:06:00 AM
    There's great imagery as well as a profound sense of longing in your poem, Michael. Enjoyed! Love, Carolyn