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Affectionately Poems

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Golden Jubilee
Golden Jubilee

We cut the 50th wedding anniversary cake.
We hold hands and smile beaming 
as we look into each other's eyes.
The colony we created applause.
What's not on the list?..
Cheers, toast, poses, selfies...
We stand, a legendary example.
I am happy I could take...Read More
Categories: affectionately, beautiful, best friend, blessing, confidence, magic, marriage,
Form: Free verse

Rochelle Anne
Ernilando L. Tugaff
R…ochelle Anne, like everyone else
 ...Read More
Categories: affectionately, beauty, bird, flower, garden, god, mystery, mythology,
Form: Acrostic
Premium Member Christmas Eve
I love Christmas Day with the giving of gifts, and the miracle of make-believe
but I also love the days that lead up to it…most notably Christmas Eve.

The gifts sit unopened under the tree, they’re wrapped and the bows are all...Read More
Categories: affectionately, christmas,
Form: Verse
Premium Member Two Friends
The two were very close friends
 Both of them were good students.
 One was from a destitute family
 He had to join his father to help him.
 Many days passed by with many seasons 
 The poor friend is...Read More
Categories: affectionately, life,
Form: Free verse
A Powerful Woman: Ode to My Wonderful Mother
When a powerful woman departs from this world
She leaves behind a great legacy
Because her entire life was lived not only for herself
But for countless generations to come

When a powerful woman departs from this world
Although her loved ones shed tears
They still...Read More
Categories: affectionately, appreciation, poetry, poets, woman,
Form: Ode

Premium Member In Memory of Pamela

the phone cord coiled,
attached to the wall —
     i can’t reach you.

the hours and hours
we’d spend,
would come to an end.

your humor, your face —
once in a while
   ...Read More
Categories: affectionately, tribute,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Not alone

Like block shaped wheels our lives stumble at the chapters we write
Corners seem dark and teeming with doubt,
alleyways call in echoes of our name,
as if tempting us to crawl when we cannot walk

“Fear begins the parade at our fragile hearts”

Shades...Read More
Categories: affectionately, friendship,
Form: Free verse
When Will You Know
Curious child with the azure eyes
ever innocently searching,
never down
Where unbeknownst tears
have yet to sigh fall
pillow bound

Curious ewe with the bright cloud colored skin
always virgin hope looking
up to a tomorrow sky
Where future joy shown
was smile waiting
to be firmament found

Curious snow tulip...Read More
Categories: affectionately, hope, longing, nature, romantic love,
Form: Prose Poetry
Premium Member My Sanctuary
  My sanctuary, my world...I've found in...
   YOU, my dearest. You alone hold the...

     Skeleton key to this heart of mine
 And you leave me perpetually breathless
  Never let me go when...Read More
Categories: affectionately, love, meaningful, passion, write,
Form: Acrostic
Trying To Fill The Lonely
Tremendously trying to fill the hollow void between us
Radiant sun shimmers oh so shyly from on high
Yet, the maroon moon is just a day away, so hush your fuss
I remember crying tears of joy that I can't deny
Nothing to worry...Read More
Categories: affectionately, angst, loneliness, lonely, silence,
Form: Acrostic

Let me tell you about my eldest brother.

I am: the "Scram!", the "Beat it!", the "What you looking at?!", and the "Turn around and watch the movie!", younger brother. As you can see, he has, a lot of phrases he...Read More
Categories: affectionately, beach, beautiful, brother, celebration, memorial day, memory,
Form: Prose Poetry
Premium Member I affectionately call her Pudding Girl--
I past my mouth over the cheesecake
The streamline and grand toothache 
oh, my mouth hurts
Whatesle  is for dessert
Whose pie is that? I think I know
This here girl I know I affectionately call her Pudding Girl
It's baker is quite happy...Read More
Categories: affectionately, analogy, appreciation, engagement, food,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member 50 Words for Poe: Marbles

"50 Words for Poe: Marbles"

She returned to her crib in the Asylum
gliding through all the walls covered in 
The Dead Poets' Society writings 
All she could think of was going to bed
a lot of loud Ghost sighing….you know how it...Read More
Categories: affectionately, april, dark, encouraging, fantasy, grave, imagery, poets,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member 50 Words for Poe: Circadian

"50 Words for Poe: Circadian"

He pushed the envelope under her door
when she opened it, in her Ghost hands,
it read,

“Circadian nymph, 
put on your dance shoes, 
collect you at 3.33am. 
Downtown Trotters Ghost Ball. 
No pesky green Fairies riding Unicorns.

Affectionately yours,...Read More
Categories: affectionately, dance, dark, imagery, magic, mystery, romance, word
Form: Free verse
To my crush
I died once
And then a couple of times after that,
Each time I saw you with another,
A part of me lost life,
The hinges that held my being together 
Only remained adhered because of you,
Knowing that you were breathing alighted my soul...Read More
Categories: affectionately, appreciation, beauty, jealousy, lost love, love, love
Form: Free verse
My Grandmother Vienna FV
I was thirteen  the first time I pinned my eyes on her
She smelled of Italy, with peppermint breath that clung sweet 
each time she kissed me affectionately with love-caress    
She told stories of Sir Lancelot and...Read More
Categories: affectionately, inspirational love,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Oh, the Thrill
Oh, the thrill of the annual school ice-skating races!
Back in the days before recent warming trends
good old Lincoln School (K-5), affectionately dubbed
"Stinkin' Lncoln," held races for each class in the 
dead of winter, on an unforgivingly frigid Sunday 
in January---I...Read More
Categories: affectionately, nostalgia, school, winter,
Form: Free verse
A Turkey in Sheep's Clothing
"Fattening up time" the wall calendar read
which meant only one thing to old farmer Ted

Christmas was coming and there's money to be made
you see the bigger the bird the more he'd be paid

He'd saved up all year and bought high quality...Read More
Categories: affectionately, animal, bird, christmas, farm, humor, humorous, thanksgiving,
Form: Rhyme

Most often,  I would affectionately ponder and recall how  magical times were
in our  farmhouse— daisies,  herbs, and even pebbles  glossed by the amber of sunlight, while  Grandma would ramble about  compassion or patience...Read More
Categories: affectionately, farm, grandmother, remember,
Form: Narrative
Beautiful fall
Body bronzed bathed in warm bright sunshine 

Emitted effortlessly by our celestial star

Affectionately accepted, totally adored and

Utilised until summer undeniably ends to

Transform our cloudless sky to slate grey 

Ice cooling winds, mysterious mists over

Flat meadows creating prisms of color

Ultra violet...Read More
Categories: affectionately, autumn, nature, seasons, weather,
Form: Acrostic
Unforgotten Shores
 Take me back to yesterday's summer night
Walking on the beach,
Sand between our toes
Hair blowing in the breeze.

When ripples in the sea 
slowly cleansed the sand,
Tickling our toes,
Washing away our footsteps.

On the edge where ocean meets land,
Shoulder to shoulder we...Read More
Categories: affectionately, heart, romantic, youth,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Unforgotten Shores
Take me there to yesterday's Summer night.
Walking on the beach,
sand between our toes,
hair blowing in the breeze.

When ripples in the sea,
slowly cleansed the sand,
tickling our toes,
washing away our footsteps.

On the edge where ocean meets land,
shoulder to shoulder we sat,
listening to...Read More
Categories: affectionately, age, metaphor, relationship,
Form: Free verse
I praise God that you are my owner, trainer, friend...
who lives out your faith and practices the Bible verse
"A righteous man regardeth the life of his beast.”

Bear with my nervousness through my whinings 
as I prepare for my “Thanksgiving Speech”...Read More
Categories: affectionately, appreciation, cheer up, dog, encouraging, faith, god,
Form: Personification
With a gleam in her eyes
She still has that gleam in her eyes..
The only surety in life is change,that's the reality ,and time has ensured that whether we like it or not we all have to endure ..but one thing never changes is that gleam...Read More
Categories: affectionately, blessing, caregiving, change, health, memory, mother,
Form: Ode
Premium Member Animal Company
I have given a bear hug to a grizzly,
and the grizzly responded gently in kind to me.
Zoo born cheetah cubs have played with each other on top of me,
while their mother affectionately licked my feet.
I've stood before an elephant, a...Read More
Categories: affectionately, self,
Form: Rhyme