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At my window, I wait for Love

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At my window, I wait for Love

Black and white
two beautiful shadows in the night
I am waiting on mine
in my window, I wait for thee
once the clock strikes one am
then two, then three

I feel a deep rush within
like a wave hitting the sand
where are you?
I am waiting
the thought of your lips
so close to mine
wrapping me, in a bind
your love

your spirit of love
enslaves me in secret chains
nowhere to leave to
but wait here for you
in my window, I wait for thee

the cold, old house creeks
the hush of my sleeping dwellers
I dare not speak your name
into existence
until I see your form
creeping, slowly
toward me, boldly
like a lion stalking its prey
circling my heart, ready to pounce

covertly crawling your body
onto my woven nest of wool and feathers
you whisper, "How I have missed the taste of you"
my body has ached for such familiarity
waiting with the moon
for you to return to me
in my window, I waited for thee

Silent solitude no more
my window is my lovers door
hold me in such tender embrace
no second of tonight
available to waste
his hands trace my body
like a painter with his brush
the moon casts a silver glow 
over our warm naked bodies

fingertips graze my lips
gently, as if glass that can break
"pull my hair" I tell him
all my waiting, I want him to give me
all that I can take
every winter kiss
he plants on my back feels
like frostbite

the clock strikes 5 beats
too soon
as we watch the silent moon
shine over our love
in the window I waited for thee

Migrate into the darkness
from this cold dark mansion
only to return tomorrow
a warm kiss to keep you warm
into the night in which you came for me
midnight madness will strike again
tomorrow, in my window, I wait for Love...

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  1. Date: 6/3/2010 11:18:00 AM
    Congratulations on your poetry making it through the first round Heather. I wish you the best in the finals. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 5/31/2010 9:00:00 PM
    Congratulations on your first round win. Best wishes. Scarlett

  1. Date: 5/31/2010 3:00:00 PM
    Congratulations on making it through the first round of the Poetry Soup contest with this poem. Best wishes in the finals. Karen

  1. Date: 5/12/2010 3:03:00 AM
    Congratulations on your featured write this week Heather. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 5/11/2010 6:59:00 PM
    Beautiful word play Mrs. Hill! I always enjoy your writing. For those of you underneath my comment, and for those to comment above me, this poet has a lot to offer the creative imagination! Keep supporting, and stay tuned. She seems to always deliver so gracefully. And to you Heather, may you and to whom you refer to in this blissful array of lovely words, continue to fall deeper in love everyday. Your poetry is the soup to my bowl! Continue to strive! Bless, Lookamore! LAvaRose

  1. Date: 5/11/2010 5:49:00 PM
    Nice use of imagery to share your thoughts. Congratulations on having your poem featured. Keep on writing. Karen

  1. Date: 5/11/2010 10:28:00 AM
    Many congrats on your fine featured piece this week. Rgds Janette

  1. Date: 5/10/2010 4:29:00 AM
    excellent poem i really enjoyed it... i hope you guys dont ever lose that excitement cus thats what keeps the embers burning ;) congrats on the feature

  1. Date: 5/9/2010 2:22:00 PM
    Wow, twice in the same year. Congratulations on your fine poem being featured on the Soups Homepage Heather >> James

  1. Date: 4/14/2010 11:10:00 PM
    keep on your wait .its always there, but it must be found. and thank you(: i like my name too. -Always&Forever Lynette

  1. Date: 2/22/2010 10:34:00 AM
    Heather, many congratulations to you for your poetry being featured on the Soups home page >> James

  1. Date: 2/22/2010 6:27:00 AM
    Congratulations on your poetry being featured on PoetrySoup this week Heather. May you have many more featured. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 12/15/2009 2:37:00 PM
    Truly wonderful, and thanks for commenting mine. Welcome to the soup house :P

  1. Date: 12/14/2009 8:07:00 AM
    I would like to welcome you to PoetrySoup Heather. I also wish you the best in your writing endeavors. If you have questions please feel free to ask anyone here. We are all willing to help and if we don't know the answer we will find someone who does. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 12/13/2009 11:51:00 PM
    At my window, I wait for love

  1. Date: 12/13/2009 9:52:00 PM
    Wow, this is great poetry, Heather. I could feel the anticipation of your love's arrival and the passion that passes between you during your nocturnal encounter. Very romantic! Best Wishes, Carolyn

  1. Date: 12/13/2009 5:46:00 PM
    your writing is absolutly beautiful. looking forward to reading more of your writing

  1. Date: 12/13/2009 4:42:00 PM
    sensual, poem, welcome to poetry soup, keep sharing your works with us. Enjoyed reading tonight.