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The Real You

The Real You
By Laura Malmstrom

As the moon rises above the trees
I hear the raindrops on the roof playing their lullaby
You lie next to me; your soul bared naked
The real you.

As you fall asleep to rhythmic drum of the rain
Your armor melts away and your body betrays your heart
You put your arms around me, pulling me closer
The real you.

As you dream of things ne’er to be recalled
Words unspoken revealed in mere murmurs
You speak those truths you deny by day; you confess your need
The real you.

As you toss and turn in the hours before the dawn
You pull me unbidden into a passionate kiss
Content now to sleep ‘til dawn, you hold me tight against you
The real you.

As I ponder the deceptive nature of the night
The darkness emerges as a well of truth
You lie next to me, your soul bared naked
The real you.  

Copyright © Laura Malmstrom

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  1. Date: 7/6/2010 3:53:00 PM
    Thank you for sharing your poetry with us here at PoetrySoup Laura. I hope you plan on being here and writing for years to come. It was a pleasure to read your poetry today. Wishing you the best always. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 7/6/2010 2:06:00 PM
    Its amazing how when one is relaxed and at peace your real character is revealed.. Enjoyed this, thank you for taking the time out to read mine as well, rgds Wilma

  1. Date: 7/5/2010 9:43:00 PM
    Nice touching details of the inner, guarded character showing itself under softer guises and sleep~Chris

  1. Date: 7/5/2010 9:19:00 PM
    oh wow, the way you spoke of how your significant other reveals the truth in sleep is awesome,, the "real you" meaning when the truth comes out lol,, enjoyed this one...P.D.