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Promise Me

Promise Me
When the misted hill
Shivers first
You will be my blanket
Forever and 
Ever.

That on the long walk
Promise me still
Your arm will join my elbow, 
Like Siamese twins,
When day gathers night
Slowly.

And in our room,
 Promise
 The outlines we make
Etch the shadows
Softly.


Then again,
Promise me the 
Spot 
Just behind that bend in your knee
That whispers 
Sweetly. 


And not the least,
 Promise me
 The cleft and borrow between
Yours eyes and hair
Where kisses are born
Truly.



 So too,
Promise
When the sun is furthest in our tender sleep 
The curve we make is gentle,
 Gentle.


 Yet, above all,
 When we rise to greet the
 Almsman’s bell
Please
Give
Honestly,

Promise me.

 

Jeff Troyer
October 2007



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  1. Date: 3/9/2011 3:27:00 AM
    Congratulations on your poetry making it through round one of PoetrySoup's contest. The best to you in the finals Jeff. Love Carol

  1. Date: 12/14/2010 6:01:00 PM
    Many thanks for the uplifting comments. May love conquer all and peace be with us.

  1. Date: 12/14/2010 8:18:00 AM
    So romantic, so full ove love and adoration... Lucky you Jeff... Congrats on your feature! Lay

  1. Date: 12/14/2010 4:11:00 AM
    Congratulations on your poetry being featured this week on PoetrySoup Jeff. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 9/12/2010 3:18:00 PM
    sweet. lucky you both! share and share forever together. thank you, chuck

  1. Date: 9/11/2010 8:14:00 PM
    nice write, enjoyed this one tonight..P.D.