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Tracing thoughts

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Tracing thoughts

at night, i close my eyes
and see your smile
as it erases the distance between us;

sometimes i feel like a poem
lost somewhere in a poet's mind,
a thought
a dream
waiting to be released
on paper sheets

i can almost hear them,
unfinished poems
falling like leaves
in the silence of night
tossed about in autumn's air
as you write them out

i want to feel the warmth of your touch,
like a fingered-pen as you write me out
from the depths of your mind,
and be the breath that falls
from your lips to sheets,
a masterpiece being born
again and again.

sometimes i feel like the poet,
lost within my own words
and thoughts,
breathless upon the stage
after a midnight reading,
yet, i want to read you
again and again.

i want to be the whisper
that falls under the moon,
a kiss beneath the stars,
a breath from my lips
to yours,
be the silence of words
and the only thought
within your mind,
or all the thoughts
as you dream
on sheets of white

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  1. Date: 10/31/2012 12:34:00 PM
    Couldn't read it fast enough. Your pen must have just jumped write out of your hand when you wrote it. Love the analogical tracings between love and poetry.

  1. Date: 10/20/2012 8:04:00 PM
    This is an absolutely beautiful verse. I can almost relate to it and it's just overall very touching and heartfelt. Excellent one! Keep writing peas! You're amazing :D Always, Laura

  1. Date: 10/18/2012 3:57:00 PM
    What a touching write!! You sure have a way with words Glad you like candy too lol. Hope you day was a good one. Hugs all day for you. Michael

  1. Date: 10/18/2012 12:40:00 PM
    Still water runs deep, that's what I feel here---no ambiguous deep or frilly words, but many simple words that say so much and I love this poem!! Thanks for sharing Sandra!

  1. Date: 10/17/2012 6:48:00 AM
    Really enjoyed the way the write flowed, written with tenderness and such passion