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To Die Of Love

Lean in, oh so close, my love, and kiss my waning cheek. For you have taken all I have and yet your love is sweet. Wrap me in your velvet cloak and gently lay me down; I need not now my feathered bed but rather broken ground. You promised that our love would last the winding centuries, But now I know, as my blood flows, there’s nothing left to see. I told you I would follow you as long as I had life Now I see, that more than me, you only loved the night. Your hurried footsteps tell me that the coming dawn is nigh You did not stay for my last breath but left me here to die. One day, I think, that you will tire of all that you have been, You’ll touch the sun and call my name and love me once again.

Copyright © | Year Posted 2020




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Date: 2/1/2021 6:26:00 PM
So lyrical and moving, Jean. This is inspired stuff.
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Jean Bush
Date: 6/7/2021 10:33:00 AM
Thank you, Eric. Sorry to be so late getting back to you but I was not notified of your sweet comment.
Date: 2/22/2020 11:14:00 PM
What a brilliant and wonderful poetess you are Jean, if quality had to verse quantity at any time, then the quality of your poems would always win . . . : )
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Jean Bush
Date: 2/23/2020 11:36:00 AM
How very sweet of you. Thank you for the lovely compliment.
Date: 2/5/2020 10:02:00 AM
Those danged vampires are soooo untrustworthy... awesome write, captivating this is....
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Jean Bush
Date: 2/5/2020 10:48:00 AM
Thanks so much.
Date: 2/3/2020 12:40:00 PM
I really enjoyed this, the longing and the heart break could easily be felt.
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Jean Bush
Date: 2/3/2020 12:44:00 PM
Thanks so much, Chris. Nice to see you here.
Date: 2/3/2020 12:50:00 AM
Wonderful, the way you wrapped this poem so gracefully around the title, and even exited with a message of hope. Really, really super, Jean! :) Gershon
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Jean Bush
Date: 2/3/2020 9:54:00 AM
Thanks so much, Gershon, your comments mean a lot.
Date: 2/2/2020 5:04:00 PM
Wow, a powerful poem. Well done :)
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Jean Bush
Date: 2/2/2020 5:17:00 PM
Thanks so much, Heidi.