Be My Valentine

Written by: Connie Marcum Wong

hold your
beating heart
in my naked
palms. Your eyes reveal
the love you can’t express—
A tenderness, well disguised
by strong broad shoulders and male pride.
Yet I know the heart that beats inside.
It is a Valentine that melds with mine.

© 2012 Connie Marcum Wong

*Dedicated to my husband Michael

Happy Valentine's Day to everyone here.