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I Am An Oyster

My body is a shell
It's hard and rough
But inside is a muscle
Strong and tough

I've swallowed some sand
That's certainly true
But I hope the result
Is a pearl for you

I need you like water
So I'll stand in the rain
I love like Jesus
So I'll take any pain

If your love is sorrow
I'll cry all the tears
If you are afraid
I'll carry your fears

Your love is a comfort
Your touch is a joy
You take me back
To when I was a boy

I knew only fun
And I dreamed to explore
Searching adventure
But finding much more

A cave was a cavern
The moon was a lamp
To show that I've been there
My foot was a stamp

But when it was done
I followed the sun
'Cause it shined above you
And that's where I'd run

The world is my oyster
And you are my pearl
Wherever I'm at
You are my girl

Rockman  5/8/2015

Copyright © Rockman Pritts | Year Posted 2015


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  1. Date: 6/28/2015 6:13:00 PM

    Rockman, a very nice write , full of longing love 7 and thanks for visiting my poem, fantasy dreaming
  1. Date: 5/10/2015 6:07:00 AM

    Oysters give great pearls from their sacrifice, I love this write, love it Rockman, and I love your name too, xxx
  1. Date: 5/9/2015 7:43:00 AM

    How absolutely enchanting! Romance is sweet indeed.