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13

Now I enter a new day with nervous breaths

A return of innocence

The red balloon that you want to win
In summer’s carnival

That hand you want to hold
But can’t
	
Those goosebumps that embed an uplifting silence

Pacing by the phone,
Echoes of ringtones and comfort greetings

A deep blue sky during autumnal Saturday mornings

Where, now,
I find myself standing by a solitary chair
In a school dance

As “Right here Waiting” plays in 500 watt flirtations
Hoping she accepts this dance

Living for the remembrance of you

Romantic palpitations reaching towards handwritten memories

Living for your remembrance of me

This 13 yr old heart
Beating
Beating
Towards a smile of irrevocable consequences

Caressing ivory keys upon resilient sunflowers

Awaiting our smiles to rendezvous unto willful sunrises

Our solemn faces against shoulders
Swaying to a never-ending stanza

Missing you, like The Police,
With every breath I take

©Drake J. Eszes

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  1. Date: 11/26/2013 7:19:00 AM
    oh i enjoyed it Drake..smile on my face while reading!..nice meeting you dear, thanks for your visit on my poems..with love//charmane

    Eszes Avatar Drake Eszes
    Date: 11/26/2013 8:12:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Hey there! I'm glad you enjoyed it. Very nice of you to stop by, Charmane. :)
  1. Date: 10/21/2013 4:03:00 AM
    Wow! You make me want to go back in time, and I hated being thirteen.

    Eszes Avatar Drake Eszes
    Date: 10/21/2013 7:06:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Ha. For the most part, me too. =) Thanks so much, Beverly!
  1. Date: 7/31/2013 6:56:00 AM
    It seems I keep coming back to this one. Time to move it to my favorites.

    Eszes Avatar Drake Eszes
    Date: 7/31/2013 7:05:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    It seems so! =) That's awesome of you. Means a lot to me! Thanks so much, Richard!
  1. Date: 6/23/2013 6:47:00 PM
    I enjoyed reading this one again. I can still feel my sweaty hands on my girlfriends hips and the texture of her corderoys. My heart was beating a million miles a minute.

    Eszes Avatar Drake Eszes
    Date: 6/23/2013 8:19:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    It's a beautiful thing, isn't it? :) Thanks again, Richard!
  1. Date: 5/28/2013 2:51:00 PM
    Brings back memories, it feels like I fell in love a thousand times at that age.

    Eszes Avatar Drake Eszes
    Date: 5/28/2013 2:56:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Ha. I sure did. Ah, the power of innocent love. Thanks so much, Richard!
  1. Date: 5/16/2013 12:55:00 AM
    This was something really special, Drake. The first sprouting of young love as such a young age... it's priceless and so well written. I'm not sure if this based on real experience or not, but it certainly felt genuine in either case. You are good at this free-verse style... I like it's unpredictability.

    Eszes Avatar Drake Eszes
    Date: 5/16/2013 7:27:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Hey there, Tim!!! Yes, quite true. This piece was a mix of real experience & fictional. :) Thank you so very much!
  1. Date: 5/14/2013 7:53:00 AM
    This is one of your best, Drake....in my humble opinion, of course! Could it have anything to do with the fact that my first awakening of what love is all about happened at a summer camp with a boy who was crazy about me! Ah...memories linger on! Thanks for this lovely poem! :) Now this one....I was totally in the know on!

    Eszes Avatar Drake Eszes
    Date: 5/14/2013 8:03:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    LOL that's great! It's all about those innocent feelings. I'm very grateful for your thoughts on this. :)
  1. Date: 5/13/2013 7:35:00 PM
    I had my first innocent kiss on the lips at thirteen :) and reading your poem i travelled back.in time to where i was back then.Tnks for reminding me of those lovely days.Ths is a lovely aweet poem Drake

    Eszes Avatar Drake Eszes
    Date: 5/13/2013 7:52:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Aweet, Sweet...Tomato, Tomatoe. :) That's awesome to relive that. I know those days quite well myself. Thank you so much!
    Chircop Avatar Charmaine Chircop
    Date: 5/13/2013 7:36:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    I meant sweet..Oops.)
  1. Date: 5/2/2013 9:01:00 AM
    Nice poem.

    Eszes Avatar Drake Eszes
    Date: 5/2/2013 9:11:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Many thanks!
  1. Date: 4/30/2013 3:07:00 AM
    Touching one. What a memory. Glad you could pen it so well and share with the rest of us. I was drawn in by the number 13. So glad I got to read this. Always, Laura

    Eszes Avatar Drake Eszes
    Date: 4/30/2013 7:38:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Yes, it was a touching one for me too. Thank you so kindly for that, Laura! I'm grateful you stopped by. :)
  1. Date: 10/20/2012 9:37:00 AM
    ‡ This Is Utterly Beautiful My Sweet Friend. Makes Me Think Of My Heart's Very First Crush, And She Was So Shy. Wonderful And Thank You For Your Lovely Visit. Sweet Kisses, Rachel ‡

    Eszes Avatar Drake Eszes
    Date: 10/20/2012 9:45:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Hey there, Rachel! Yes, first crush indeed. Thank you so much for stopping by here!
  1. Date: 10/19/2012 4:04:00 PM
    I enjoyed reading your poem Drake, thanks for I was allowed to visit. - Have a nice weekend. - oxox love Anne-Lise :)

    Eszes Avatar Drake Eszes
    Date: 10/20/2012 9:44:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Hi there! :) I appreciate that!
  1. Date: 10/19/2012 3:13:00 PM
    You are a master painter with these words you write.

    Eszes Avatar Drake Eszes
    Date: 10/19/2012 3:26:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Hey Joann! Awesome of you to be here. That is truly great of you to say. :) Thank you!
  1. Date: 10/18/2012 7:40:00 AM
    A most enjoyable read as usual from you Drake. Thank you for sharing it. Love, Carol

    Eszes Avatar Drake Eszes
    Date: 10/18/2012 7:39:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thank you kindly, Carol! I appreciate it!
  1. Date: 10/17/2012 2:03:00 PM
    Hola PD! Yeah, tell me about it. Thank you kindly! :)

  1. Date: 10/17/2012 1:52:00 PM
    Hello Drake, i love the way you end your poem..That song itself, explains all the emotions above... enjoyed...pd....

  1. Date: 10/17/2012 9:01:00 AM
    so sweet, enjoy these days of innocence. hugs, catie :)

    Eszes Avatar Drake Eszes
    Date: 10/17/2012 9:03:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    As best I can, I shall.