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Still Waiting

You loved me just a little
You never loved me long;
But you gave my soul serenity
And gave my heart a song.

You loved me for a moment
I found it in your eyes;
But your mouth I could not capture
By temptation or surprise.

Sweet lips that I remember
With a poignant surge of pain
As one remembers fragrance
Of the softly falling rain.

Within this world of wonder
Without warning I feel sad;
The dream I hold still haunts me
For the kiss I never had.

Copyright © elizabeth wesley

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  1. Date: 9/18/2013 10:50:00 AM
    Beautiful piece. I really miss reading your wonderful art...TAH

  1. Date: 12/9/2012 6:16:00 AM
    Your poem a marvelous, soft, loving kiss of the soul!

  1. Date: 11/18/2012 8:47:00 PM
    You place my heart in longing with this, beautiful write Elizabeth, love vie

  1. Date: 11/17/2012 9:57:00 AM
    Excellent thirst of heart longing for dreamed kiss. Very natural, my friend. Thanks for your nice comment. Loved always, bl

  1. Date: 10/20/2012 6:52:00 PM
    Lovely cadence and rhyming... this is full of poignant phrases, culminating with 'the kiss I never had. So sad... Love, Keith

  1. Date: 9/30/2012 9:54:00 AM
    What a sad poem, Elizabeth. no matter how short love will leave stain.. :'(

  1. Date: 9/30/2012 9:49:00 AM
    makes me so sad, Elizabeth "As one remembers fragrance Of the softly falling rain" is just lovely. love, Kathy

  1. Date: 9/30/2012 9:48:00 AM
    makes me so sad, Elizabeth "As one remembers fragrance Of the softly falling rain" is just lovely. love, Kathy

  1. Date: 9/15/2012 12:14:00 AM
    an emotional ember of love elizabeth .. to experience it once is forever .. even though dreams don't last that long .. always beautiful feelings attached to your special words luv ..

  1. Date: 9/12/2012 6:18:00 AM
    be-au-ti-ful!!! amazing lines you've got here! i love it

  1. Date: 9/6/2012 9:21:00 AM
    The tender torment of desires unrecoited. beautifully written and well told. Huggs TLee

  1. Date: 9/2/2012 6:36:00 AM
    Elizabeth you have this unique ability to encapsulate emotion in the past and present existence and leave the reader in a little state of meditation or what some call "muse". I love your work and I especially enjoyed your book.Thank you for sharing that with the world at large. Most who either don't know of it or have never read it will never know of the gems they are missing.

  1. Date: 9/1/2012 9:47:00 AM
    You sure captured the regret here so well and I think at one point in our lives, we all get to experience this... beautifully captured (as always, Lizzie)-- I see this won, so congrats to you as well-- and thank you for passing by my poems, you are sweet to do so and I am doing ok, thank you-- hmm I'm afraid I haven't really been writing lately-- I try though, but not something I want to post here right now...but yes, I will be writing something by next week ;)-- hugs to you!

  1. Date: 9/1/2012 1:51:00 AM
    Love was at your finger tips. It's taste was on your tongue. A kiss would take you back again to days when you were young. You close your eyes and press your lips against your lovers own. Sparks ignite in colors bright like nothing you have known. The longing for a lovers kiss is buried in the heart. Chained to pains desire for a love that's kept apart. Well done Elizabeth. You made me think in poetry. Thanks for writing.

  1. Date: 8/30/2012 5:02:00 PM
    Bittersweet heart broken love. I have missed your words

  1. Date: 8/29/2012 11:32:00 PM
    I can read your works of rhyme both day and night, Because I simply do enjoy them much. Thanks for often giving my works your respected time.

  1. Date: 8/29/2012 8:11:00 AM
    Congratulations on your win in P.D.'s "Kissing Game" contest Elizabeth. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 8/28/2012 12:35:00 PM
    Liz, I can relate...who hasn't felt (or feels) as if they're still waiting for their true love to arrive? I've missed you and your writing and decided to come back and visit for a while. Reading your poetry always makes me feel like I'm back home again. Thanks for another good one:) Terry

  1. Date: 8/27/2012 8:35:00 AM
    This is beautiful and very heart felt. Thanks for sharing. Lucilla

  1. Date: 8/27/2012 8:28:00 AM
    Beautiful, though wistful... though still holding hope... I love it... Terry