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My Angel

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My Angel

I met a girl once,
whom i taught not to cry.
I found freedom in her arms 
And silent promises in her eyes...
She asked nothing,
I gave nothing...
She bared her soul to me,
She showed me her vulnerabilities.
I tried hard to see,but under those fragments,
But I could only see her strength.
As she moved back into the shadows,
I could only see her light burning bright.
I thought I was strong..
She showed me what strength was!
As I struggled to find where I belong,
She answered me with a kiss..

" To love is... to give yourself
And to keep giving."
She took my hand in hers,
Looked me in the eye,
And, as i laid down my defences 
She taught me to fly..
Ans as she taught me to fly,
I found my freedom in her arms,
I found my identity in her eyes.

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  1. Date: 8/20/2011 1:11:00 PM

    really touching......

  1. Date: 3/29/2009 2:18:00 AM

    I like the way you use light and shadow in this piece...it reminds me of a prose poem I just wrote titled: Family...check it out! I like this a lot...very intimate tone you've created.

  1. Date: 3/4/2009 9:10:00 PM

    "I found my identity in her eyes." i really love this !! i hope i'll have someone like what you've described someday.

    Gokul Avatar Girish Gokul Date: 8/20/2011 3:02:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Hope so too. I married her and am happy as can be! All the best buddy.
  1. Date: 2/28/2009 1:44:00 PM

    Garish, great poem, and I liked your definition of love "to give yourself and to keep giving." Well stated! Carolyn