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At Loss for Words

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At Loss for Words

I sit here in my little cyberboat on this monstrous sea
of words and phrases,fed by all the electronic rivers
of the world. I've been here often and fished freely
and not without success. At times, I pulled out diverse
bits of tricky wordplay to express my moods, fears
and longings. I rowed out to a deeper area this evening
determined to set my poles right and send my hooks years,
many years deep, to find those expressions existing
in unmined dark depths that swim in light phosphorescent,
unmatched and of their own making, smart and competent,
all like you my friend, independent, beautiful and intelligent.
I returned to shore without a catch, no brightly relevant
words to express how lovely a few hours and a lunch could be,
how my heart skips at good-byes, how valuable you are to me.

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  1. Date: 1/13/2009 5:27:00 PM
    Lovely imagery and exquisite phrasing... well done Ahellas! Best wishes, Keith

  1. Date: 9/30/2008 8:14:00 AM
    You capture every emotion in this poem, how precious a gift it is when treasured moments are spent with someone special, we always hope it never ends. Very well written. Take care, Lee

  1. Date: 8/17/2008 8:18:00 PM
    Ahellas - Very beautiful and extremely well written poem - Loved the layout and wording of this poem outstanding work - God Bless