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I Want to Write

Eileen Manassian Avatar Eileen Manassian - Premium MemberPremium Member Send Soup Mail Go to Poets Blog Block poet from commenting on your poetry

Below is the poem entitled I Want to Write which was written by poet Eileen Manassian. Please feel free to comment on this poem. However, please remember, PoetrySoup is a place of encouragement and growth.

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I Want to Write

I want to write something
Of breathtaking beauty
Something of value
That will nurture a soul
Assuage a pain
Tug at the heart strings
And bring release

I want to write the words
That someone will cherish
The words that will bring light
To the dark crevices and corners
Of a battered heart
And bring healing
And peace
And light
And joy
Indescribable joy!

I want to write
About the enchantment of love
And being in love...
About fluttering heartbeats
And quickened breathing
About slowly reaching that melting point...
The mystical moment of surrender
Surrender with sweet abandon
To another
Knowing...
That you are safe
To experience
To know
And be known 
Completely
That pleasure is waiting
To be mastered
and to master
and to obliterate all else
Except that moment
in time


I want to write……
But the words
Won’t come
I’m empty...
Parched to the core
And desperately in need
In need of those very words
That will bring me back to life.

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  1. Date: 6/1/2013 9:08:00 PM
    a nice featured poem... Linda

  1. Date: 5/28/2013 9:20:00 AM
    Good stuff. The desire comes through strongly. Congrats on the selection. daver

  1. Date: 5/26/2013 6:17:00 PM
    Found your poem on the featured poets page. Awesome inspiration in yur usu excellec :)

  1. Date: 1/14/2013 4:56:00 AM
    It appears I have witnessed your resurrection, beautiful piece.

    Manassian Avatar Eileen Manassian
    Date: 1/14/2013 12:26:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Richard....I'm all smiles and gratitude for this lovely post! Hugs!
  1. Date: 1/4/2013 6:18:00 PM
    Eileen words you have, just let them flow. Very nice write. Connie

    Manassian Avatar Eileen Manassian
    Date: 1/5/2013 1:07:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Connie, so kind of you! :) I appreciate your post! Hugs!
  1. Date: 1/4/2013 1:24:00 PM
    The words and your "wish poem" comes when you do not think about it. - But this poem is completely pefekt and very well written my friend. - Hope your weekend will be lovely. - xoxo / / Anne-Lise :)

    Manassian Avatar Eileen Manassian
    Date: 1/5/2013 1:07:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Anne Lise...you are such an encouragment to me! Thanks ever so much for reading and sharing your lovely thoughts! Hugs!