Submit Your Poems
Get Your Premium Membership


See and share Beautiful Nature Photos and amazing photos of interesting places



Quote of the Day

Quote Left"The harder you work, the luckier you get."Quote Right

by Gary Player

  |  Comment

Into Her Hands

Andy Sprouse Avatar  Send Soup Mail  Block poet from commenting on your poetry

Below is the poem entitled Into Her Hands which was written by poet Andy Sprouse. Please feel free to comment on this poem. However, please remember, PoetrySoup is a place of encouragement and growth.

Read Poems by Andy Sprouse

Best Andy Sprouse Poems

+ Fav Poet

Into Her Hands

I searched for so long
for a cure for my disease.
I began to despair that I was doomed to be vexed
by this unrelenting plague,
that devouring ailment of the heart
we know as loneliness.
For ever so long I knew it well;
felt its cruel clutches every morning,
dreaded its embrace every night.
I knew not where to go or what to do,
for I was consumed by a feverish need
to seek out a solution,
to fix what I deemed wrong.

I looked for what seemed an eternity,
a lone wanderer questing for his other half.
I hunted in vain,
growing more despondent with each passing day.
Eventually I had no choice;
surrender my only recourse.
I closed down the gates to my heart,
held fast the door, resigned to my fate;
better to bend my back bearing the burden
than stand tall with false hope.

So I intended to live, locked away,
safe in my emotional exile;
but life cares little for our schemes,
delights in shifting our plans and priorities.
Little did I suspect
that putting a halt to my restless pursuit
would lead me right to my goal;
even the most expansive imagination
could never have guessed that doing so
would reveal my path at long last;
the intricacies of life never cease to amaze.

You illuminated my world
in my darkest hour;
brought love as a balm for my pain,
opened my eyes and gave to me a realm
within which I am complete;
a new reality of which
you are the star;
my soul's supplication embodied.

Indeed, love seems not a strong enough term
to encompass all you mean to me;
but, in the absence of a better way to say
that I need you,
I can't live without you,
I want you in my arms for good,
I'll just give to you my humble remark
that I will love you, always.

Post Comments

Please Login to post a comment
  1. Date: 10/30/2011 11:16:00 PM
    It sure sounds like love to me!