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A World Away

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A World Away

I found
your eyes
so randomly
your face did
not exist

No waist
to place my
arms around
no lips for me
to kiss

No hair
to lose my
fingers in
nor ear to
whisper sweet

No one
to hide within
my heart to
fall in love 
so deep

Your image
I saw by
happenstance
a beautiful
vision to see

You held
me there with
just a look as
you stared back
at me

Your eyes,
those lips, that
lovely face
my feelings are
all for not

For you
are more
than a world
away, my beauty
from Herat

Herat (Herr-Rot) is both an Afghan city and province. Herat City is the capital of Herat Province located in the western portion of Afghanistan.

Written in Afghanistan -May 2013

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  1. Date: 11/4/2013 8:26:00 AM

    Dude, this is great. It not only flows beautifully but each word finds its purpose. It's a solid piece and polished well on all angles. Great job

    Castelo Avatar Jeremiah Castelo Date: 11/5/2013 3:04:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Really? Wow. She must've been a fox!
    MC Mills-Cooper Avatar Marquis MC Mills-Cooper Date: 11/4/2013 10:08:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Hey JC, I appreciate that Brother! This is a favorite of mine...LOL! it's just ashame I have no idea who this young lady was -saw her in passing.... MC
  1. Date: 11/1/2013 10:11:00 PM

    A double 7 to you, MC. Worlds apart, huh? More's the pity. Melt those miles, bruv. Licia :-)

    MC Mills-Cooper Avatar Marquis MC Mills-Cooper Date: 11/4/2013 10:06:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Licia, thanks!!! Double 7s...awww you're way too kind -i very much appreciate it!!! MC
  1. Date: 10/14/2013 3:42:00 AM

    This has a real smooth flow which makes it very easy to read. Nicely done

    MC Mills-Cooper Avatar Marquis MC Mills-Cooper Date: 10/14/2013 9:23:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Hey, as always I appreciate the kind words from you my man!!!! MC
  1. Date: 9/23/2013 1:06:00 AM

    Beautiful Read

    MC Mills-Cooper Avatar Marquis MC Mills-Cooper Date: 10/14/2013 9:22:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thanks Christina, my new friend!!! MC
  1. Date: 9/9/2013 3:59:00 AM

    THAT IS AN AMAZINGLY BEAUTIFUL READ

    MC Mills-Cooper Avatar Marquis MC Mills-Cooper Date: 10/14/2013 9:18:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thanks Liam, sorry it took me so long to reply, but I really do appreciate your comment! MC
  1. Date: 9/3/2013 7:54:00 PM

    Marquis, Great rhyme and flow! I like this! Thank you for stopping by and commenting on my work. I greatly appreciate it. BTW my son just returned from Afghanistan mid July. He's army and got home a week before his first child was born. Take care, Love, Kim

    MC Mills-Cooper Avatar Marquis MC Mills-Cooper Date: 10/14/2013 9:22:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thank you, I know we spoke about your son after your comment here...again Congrats to you! MC
  1. Date: 8/31/2013 10:18:00 AM

    You write with your heart and soul. I love that ;) I love this poem too ;)

    MC Mills-Cooper Avatar Marquis MC Mills-Cooper Date: 10/14/2013 9:21:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    I try Wilma, I try! Thank you for your comment -you rock! MC
  1. Date: 8/26/2013 5:54:00 PM

    absolutely gorgeous sentiments here. Hope someday you find what you need GB

    MC Mills-Cooper Avatar Marquis MC Mills-Cooper Date: 10/14/2013 9:20:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    LOL!!! Thanks, maybe one day right!!! MC
  1. Date: 8/25/2013 3:29:00 PM

    Amazing writing ! Stunned with sheer beauty .

    MC Mills-Cooper Avatar Marquis MC Mills-Cooper Date: 10/14/2013 9:19:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thanks Shanity LOL!!!!! MC
  1. Date: 8/23/2013 10:17:00 PM

    It sounds like you left some of your heart in Afghanistan. Lovely expression and vivid images :)

    MC Mills-Cooper Avatar Marquis MC Mills-Cooper Date: 8/24/2013 9:37:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thanks Karen, though I haven't left yet, still here LOL! MC
  1. Date: 8/21/2013 6:02:00 AM

    AWESOME........................... MANNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNN

    MC Mills-Cooper Avatar Marquis MC Mills-Cooper Date: 8/22/2013 7:50:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thanks Yadhu! I'm glad you enjoyed it so much, hope you get the opportunity to read more, and I'll have to drop in on you as well. MC
  1. Date: 8/16/2013 5:11:00 AM

    Nice poem...All wrapped up in your own imagination. Nice use of symbols and imagery. Nice use of personification too.

    MC Mills-Cooper Avatar Marquis MC Mills-Cooper Date: 8/16/2013 8:44:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Why thank you Christine, I very much appreciate your observation. Feel free to look around more if you wish... MC
  1. Date: 8/15/2013 9:15:00 PM

    Again from you a charming touch, well done my brother

    MC Mills-Cooper Avatar Marquis MC Mills-Cooper Date: 8/16/2013 8:42:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thanks my man, must stop by and check out your inventory... MC
  1. Date: 8/15/2013 8:07:00 PM

    Marquis, a lovely voice you paint. a soft delicate love from a distance... like the moon... enjoyed... Linda

    MC Mills-Cooper Avatar Marquis MC Mills-Cooper Date: 8/16/2013 8:42:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Very pretty words PD, thanks Linda talk to you later??? MC
  1. Date: 8/15/2013 2:28:00 PM

    This is a really beautiful piece. So nicely penned. Great work!

    MC Mills-Cooper Avatar Marquis MC Mills-Cooper Date: 8/16/2013 8:40:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thanks April, really appreciate it!!! MC
  1. Date: 8/15/2013 6:35:00 AM

    Hey my friend... another beautiful charming presentation! Kudos! Have a good one!

    MC Mills-Cooper Avatar Marquis MC Mills-Cooper Date: 8/15/2013 7:09:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    As always Mr. Ellison I sincerely appreciate your remarks. I will have to stop by and take in some more of your work sir -and right soon! Thank you! MC
  1. Date: 8/15/2013 6:27:00 AM

    Wow I really love this, the words are beautiful and the rhythm entrancing. Lovely write.

    MC Mills-Cooper Avatar Marquis MC Mills-Cooper Date: 8/15/2013 7:13:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thanks, a random picture on the internet inspired this poem, I only wish a would have seen her face in person, I could have written something a bit deeper. MC
  1. Date: 8/14/2013 8:28:00 AM

    - A touching but beautiful poem, Marquis ! - oxox // Anne-Lise :)

    MC Mills-Cooper Avatar Marquis MC Mills-Cooper Date: 8/15/2013 7:11:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thanks Anne, you're always reading and commenting providing bright words of kindness, thank you!!! MC