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Tonight I Could Paint A Moonlight

Tonight is not like other nights Tonight I could paint a moonlight with the smudged ink of my tears No its not the inexperienced arms of death which are longing to embrace my breath that fill this soul with pain and fear Nor is it the breeze of thousand needles 'neath the soft glow of my skin , What scares me most is... Not being here in a twenty years or so to tread love's kiss upon my daughter's cheek Feel my fingers running through her hair Listen to the sweet sound of her laughter Make a wish under the unnoticed starry stars and watch her dance beneath a repetitive boring sky. What scares me most is... Not being here in a twenty years or so To let the crimson of my lips bleed its rose close to your pillow and its fragrance 'pon your bed Its not being here to hold your blemished hands and say to you all words still left unsaid What scares me most is... That in a twenty years or so You will be here , still hating candles,all alone, Its missing the chance, to share those words that don't make sense yet mean that I have loved you all along. In a twenty years or so ...In a twenty years or so Will the ones I hold so dear still find a way to know ?

Copyright © | Year Posted 2015




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Date: 5/7/2017 5:39:00 PM
Hi Charmaine, wise words from a young lady , a beautiful free verse I hope all your wishes in twenty years are that and more :)) hugs
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Date: 9/5/2015 11:08:00 AM
Shucks, this is just mesmerizing in its own beauty with how you wrote it, but more so, with the message that you give here-- I think I have an idea of what could have inspired this, and I applaud you, for being able to put into words your feelings, this is truly touching and heartfelt, one could feel all that apprehension... stay blessed, dear friend and seek comfort in knowing that God is always there for you, as well as your loves ones. Sending you hugs!
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Date: 8/31/2015 1:43:00 PM
A truly amazing piece!
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Date: 8/30/2015 1:43:00 AM
Beautiful thoughts put on a page. The fact that life goes on regardless of where ours end is haunting sometimes. All we know lingers beyond. Nice poem
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Date: 8/25/2015 6:53:00 AM
Hello Charma, A 7 + FAV from me here on a quite enchanting and wonderfully-expressed write. The imagery and phraseology of your verses are quite excellent!! Cheers and Best, Gary
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Date: 8/23/2015 6:56:00 PM
Beautifully played.
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Date: 8/18/2015 10:24:00 PM
An enchanting beautiful sweet lovely poem!
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Date: 8/17/2015 5:02:00 PM
Congratulations for being on top the best new poems list. I definitely see why... Have a great evening Charma.
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Date: 8/13/2015 10:51:00 PM
This is a 7 and a fave. This is so touching and beautifully written. So many deep contemplations, and you've done an excellent job of tying in the accompanying emotions. Very well done. =)
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Date: 8/12/2015 8:44:00 AM
This poem captivates the mind. God willing you will have at least 40 more and you will live each of your days to their fullness.
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Date: 8/10/2015 9:09:00 AM
compelling write so deeply scribed.. a beauty, charms... huggs
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Date: 8/9/2015 10:06:00 AM
THIS A GEM I MUST FAV.. It so expresses my love for my daughter as well. If only I could write her one like this! A7
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Date: 8/7/2015 5:43:00 AM
I have to say you have a truly wonderful feel for what stirs the emotions to whoever reads this, I couldn't fail to be moved
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Date: 8/6/2015 2:22:00 PM
I had similar feelings to yours Charm (even though I am a man!); since then my daughter has grown, with another lovely girl of her own. ~ The secret is to take it day by day and make the most of it. The future will take care of itself! ~ This is a beautiful poem filled with emotions. a fav. // paul
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Date: 8/5/2015 1:41:00 PM
This is well written and pleasurable poem to read. The story line flows smoothly and sets the pace for this poem. The theme is maintained throughout the poem and the imagery is great appealing to all the senses with equal potency. Emile.
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Date: 8/4/2015 11:28:00 AM
I hope you won't be offended....but any of us could be gone in any minute....let alone in twenty years....that's why I try to meet each moment with joyful tears....because tomorrow is not promised, a fact we all know....so please keep writing, your words truly glow....;)
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Date: 8/4/2015 10:37:00 AM
In twenty years or so, you will be still writing poems wondering what will happen in twenty years or so from that point of time, dear Charmaine and your poems will be at least as beautiful as this one!
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Date: 8/4/2015 12:49:00 AM
very poignant one, Charma. Twenty years comes so fast too!! You are still just a babe in the woods!!
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Date: 8/3/2015 10:45:00 AM
I felt this intense emotional write which others will identify with along with myself. A heartfelt poem yearning for more of family life. ~~Darlene
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Date: 8/3/2015 2:42:00 AM
Charmaine, love the message of this poem.. the lines are perfect... the refrain intensifies the thoughts and feelings..!! beautiful! HAppy week!~Olive Eloisa =')
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Date: 8/2/2015 8:46:00 PM
Oh my dearest Charmaine... you have touched my heart with your endearing words! You write so beautifully! I am at an age much closer to that final day but I think much the same as you! I love you my dear Charmaine, Jack xxx
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Date: 8/2/2015 8:43:00 PM
Again, women are always so exceptional at expressing their feelings. I, a man, will never be able to inherit that trait. You lucky and fortunate female. Jim Horn
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Date: 8/2/2015 1:33:00 PM
Your heart bleeds beauty, my sweet....I am very emotional of late. My daughter leaves after a month...again! I know the feeling well. Give her to the Lord's keeping, my sweet. What else can we do. Beautiful write. Hugs
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Date: 8/2/2015 1:10:00 PM
A beautiful poem Charma...it scares me too not being their for the ones I love...to guide them and protect them. Your heart shines through every word...a fav....Tim
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