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Today. Tomorrow.

What would you say if I asked you to move in closer?
Lean into me.
Let me be so close I can see the dust on your eyelashes
and smell the fresh cut grass from outside.

Lean in closer to me
So I can pick out all the shades of brown in your eyes.
Let me be so close I can feel your breath
Against my cheek.

Hold me a little closer so I can FEEL your smile
Roll through my body like the waves of a tsunami.
Keep me so close so I can count every glint,
Every sparkle in your eye.

Speak to me of dreams and emotions
So I can fade away into something beyond this idea of reality
Where there is no one but you and I
And the nothingness around us.

Stare at me again with all of your intensity
And hold your gaze.
Allow me the time to wink at you
And smile in childish fulfillment.

Cling me to your skin and wrap your arms around me
And tell me how you feel.
What you see.
So I may know that tomorrow is worth striving for.

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  1. Date: 2/24/2013 3:03:00 PM
    So perfect. I find myself many times just staring upon my wife's beauty until she blushes. You have described my own feelings here. I never tire of reading your verse.

  1. Date: 9/20/2009 7:21:00 AM
    Congratulations on your lovely poetry being featured this week>>James

  1. Date: 9/19/2009 9:01:00 PM
    Excellent write, Miranda! Congratulations on having this poem featured this week! Ruben.

  1. Date: 9/17/2009 7:36:00 PM
    "so close I can see the dust on your eyelashes" ... what an awesome line here, Miranda within this beautiful love poem. Its a very well-deserved selection to be featured this week here at the Soup! Congratulations!

  1. Date: 9/17/2009 1:13:00 PM
    Awesome! I really, really love this! Above and beyond I say congratulations for you getting this featured. You deserve this!

  1. Date: 9/15/2009 1:44:00 AM
    Miranda, congrats on having your work featured...Raul

  1. Date: 9/14/2009 3:30:00 PM
    congrats on being a featured poet!!

  1. Date: 9/14/2009 3:35:00 AM
    Congratulations on your well deserved poetry being featured this week Miranda. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 5/3/2009 11:47:00 AM
    Miranda, my belated congrats in making the semi finals...Raul

  1. Date: 4/22/2009 9:57:00 AM
    Very poignant write here, Miranda and now that it is a "first round survivor" ... smile ... good luck int he contest.

  1. Date: 4/10/2009 4:04:00 AM
    Congratulations on your poetry making it in the semi finals Miranda. Wishing you the best of luck in the finals. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 4/4/2009 9:02:00 PM
    great and romantic.... i love your lyrics.. you are such a great poet... you gave love a cloth of gentle colours with your pen.... i feel like flying out of my flesh. hope to know you better... keep writing. i will add it to my favourite. congrats on a well desevered first round survival. wishing you all the best in the finals. love Leke

  1. Date: 7/5/2008 4:03:00 PM
    Well written and lovely images. You capture the age old longing so very well. Enjoyed reading this one. Regards Heidie