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The Love Letter

On ink filled parchment,
I wrote my love to you.
I stained it with my heart,
And wrote nothing untrue.

I took my feather quill,
And dipped it in the inkwell.
I filled the page with ardor,
As my concern began to swell.

My passion filled the page,
Sweet scribbles of my fondness.
My desires written to be known,
To you my heart is confessed.

I kissed the folded letter,
And sealed it with my love.
I placed it in the post,
Waiting for a reply thereof.

It’s been a couple of weeks,
And still no word at all.
I hope the letter reached you,
And that you could read my scrawl.

I wrote you a love letter,
And let my passion flow.
For my heart’s request,
I wanted you to know.

I wrote it in a hurry,
I filled it with my heart’s most.
But I’m still checking daily,
For your reply in the post.

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  1. Date: 4/1/2009 8:45:00 PM
    Thinks Raul, glad you like my poem. I read a few of yours as some is just a few lines but I do enjoy this one most of all and wish you have a God Blesss evening as well.. This was really a great poem...

  1. Date: 3/4/2009 11:55:00 AM
    Very well written. I hope she replies. Caroline

  1. Date: 3/2/2009 2:05:00 PM
    Beautifully expressed angst and disappointment, Raul. I hope you have now received "your reply in the post." Love, Carolyn

  1. Date: 3/2/2009 1:43:00 AM
    love this poem it really catches my attention. great job

  1. Date: 2/24/2009 2:58:00 AM
    Nice outpour of the heart on this one. You can caress the page with a pen and write beautiful poems. I envy and I shouldn't. DN

  1. Date: 2/23/2009 9:31:00 PM
    This is a true romantic poem. It's just absolutely beautiful. You have got to be a romantic at heart my dear Raul. Your words express so much emotion.

  1. Date: 2/23/2009 8:02:00 AM
    Dear Raul: Such a romance filled poem. So very sweet, and lovingly written. Thanks fro reading my poem. So glad you liked it. Love, Janice Herzog xoxo

  1. Date: 2/23/2009 1:57:00 AM
    In english class we had to write a poem and I wrote a poem called the love letter, yours is better than mine was but it brought back the memory. -Boo

  1. Date: 2/23/2009 1:22:00 AM
    To me this reads old fashioned, I really enjoyed it, it took me back to a classical period. Tyler

  1. Date: 2/23/2009 1:06:00 AM
    Beautiful words Raul, nice way of writing it. Waiting for replies are awful. Love E.

  1. Date: 2/20/2009 7:24:00 PM
    This I wanted to read twice so much of your heart,I hope yo get one in return and it's as loving as you sent,God Bless,Marie

  1. Date: 2/20/2009 12:21:00 PM
    A truly romantical and charming poem, Raul. Real letters seem to be a thing of the past wich made this even more sweey. Excellent write, my poetic friend! Love, Robin

  1. Date: 2/20/2009 10:09:00 AM
    Raul, If the note you sent your loved one is anything like the sentiments you express in this beautiful tribute, I feel sure you will hear from her. I'm so glad I found poetrysoup because it has put me in touch with talented artists such as you. Forgive me for not including my comments on your poem in the last email. I'm not feeling well today; I just learned my sister is very sick. Carolyn

  1. Date: 2/20/2009 10:06:00 AM
    Raul, And thanks for sharing your sentiments on "Hungry and Homeless Americans." I think the economy has all of us frightened right now, and we can only pray the stimulus package works some magic. Unfortunately, it will take time. Love, Carolyn

  1. Date: 2/20/2009 8:16:00 AM
    Ahhh true love on parchment...a lasting testimony of and old fashioned kind of love, that was so tender, and heartbreaking. If only we could go back to when people poured their hearts in script...(instead of phones, e-mail, texting) so much more romantic. How can she not respond to something so beautiful!? ~ Carrie

  1. Date: 2/20/2009 5:38:00 AM
    Ahhh this is totally sweet, Raul. Really. Makes me hope that he gets a response soon. Very lovely write. Love Christie

  1. Date: 2/20/2009 5:03:00 AM
    Raul, my friend.. I absolutely love this piece..brother this so dripping with love..love the openess of the heart..writing the love letter and waiting for the reply..just an awesome love write my friend..your heart shines brother..shine on and ya thing.

  1. Date: 2/20/2009 3:32:00 AM
    I think this is beautifully expressed, wonderful sentiments. The idea of the quill etc. gives it such a romantic touch. REgards: Déirdre

  1. Date: 2/20/2009 12:25:00 AM
    LIke the kyriell touches Raul.One for my favourites I think.Rgds Brian & thanks for your welcome comments