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Wait For Me

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Below is the poem entitled Wait For Me which was written by poet Richard Lamoureux. Please feel free to comment on this poem. However, please remember, PoetrySoup is a place of encouragement and growth.

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Wait For Me

You wish to possess me
I am the embodiment of your dreams
Yet I remain elusive
I tease you
I allow you to hold me but not for long
The smell of me intoxicates you
You work night and day and still I am not yours
I am promised to another
Others are living their dreams
Why are you left in poverty?
You are told I can not bring health or happiness.
It feels like a lie.
Wait for me
I will fill your pockets one day
Honest work does pay
If you have patience
I will not run away
Do not sacrifice to much in the pursuit of me
You need less of me than you imagine
I am but one gift that you will receive.

First attempt at personification, hopefully I got it right.

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  1. Date: 4/27/2013 9:16:00 PM
    Oh! I first that it was going to be some juicy romantic piece. As for money...you now what the Good Book says....It is the root of all evil. Ok...I just want a leaf or two! ;) Great personification.

    Lamoureux Avatar Richard Lamoureux
    Date: 4/27/2013 9:41:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    This was a fun one to write. Thanks for looking at some of my older poems.
  1. Date: 12/20/2012 3:17:00 PM
    Ive never done this form but ill give you an A+!

  1. Date: 12/20/2012 2:02:00 PM
    All these different forms of poetry baffle me... obviously they don't baffle you! Bravo!

  1. Date: 12/20/2012 2:34:00 AM
    Oh that is truely a gr8 poem about money.....it is all those things and evil lol......- loved it Shaz

    Lamoureux Avatar Richard Lamoureux
    Date: 12/20/2012 8:10:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thanks Shaz!
  1. Date: 12/19/2012 7:58:00 PM
    This is an awesome personification poem, especially considering it's your first!! I've never seen anything written from the perspective of money. A very creative write. And to answer your question - If I had received advice from my future self at the age of sixteen, I probably would have rolled my eyes and done the exact opposite :)

    Lamoureux Avatar Richard Lamoureux
    Date: 12/19/2012 8:06:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    I probably would have done the same. Thanks for your kind comments on my poem.
  1. Date: 12/19/2012 10:05:00 AM
    Oh Richard, first to comment, so what is this? it is a very clever poem and a wonder to read.. OK is it Death i wonder or even one's heart.

    Lamoureux Avatar Richard Lamoureux
    Date: 12/19/2012 12:42:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    The answer my friend is Money