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The Deaf and Passionless Leaves

I remember it so clearly, The first time I saw you. You said you loved my aviators. Our meeting was so ordinary, And having nothing witty to say I just asked your name Standing in that long driveway. Who would have thought Two years later I would be whispering your name To the deaf and passionless leaves Just trying to ease the pressure On my shackled, poem-filled, heart. Focusing each minute you're near On the propinquity of the irresistible. Everything about you draws me, And I am always pushing back Against that ever present urge To fall in love with you.

Copyright © | Year Posted 2015




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Date: 3/26/2015 1:11:00 AM
How can I not be drawn by such a title?This kind of writing excites me... it is filled with such incredible emotion...I faved it right away. "Everything about you draws me, And I am always pushing back Against the urge to fall in love with you." Heaven knows I know the feeling... you express things very thoughtfully! Great great poetry!Just as she draws you, your words have drawn me..I'm so impressed Always, Laura
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Dean Marais
Date: 3/26/2015 11:18:00 AM
Wow thanks =) I appreciate you taking the time to read so many of my poems, and i am glad you liked them. it's nice to have people read my words for once after such a long time of them sitting in journals