Love for a Man With No Face

April 27, 2009
By A. Chanelle Fahie BRONZE, Gilbert, Arizona
A. Chanelle Fahie BRONZE, Gilbert, Arizona
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Unsure of the circumstance,
But I knew his love deserved a chance.
So I came to him with my open arms.
I loved his touch, his kiss, his mind,
His past was rough but left behind.
His temper was muted by his charm.
Can not say I never doubted him,
His roots were planted deep in sin.
I loved how he could laugh at pain.
His head was toward the golden sun,
Devoured until his life was done.
And still I stayed and never complained.
Stars shift when we stare up high.
He walks in shadows of despise.
Woe the feeling I hold when he speaks.
With him my heart has reason to smile,
With me he goes through no hurt nor trials.
Home sweet home to him is damaged streets.
My breathe goes short when I see his face.
I’ll walk for miles just for his embrace.
And when he’s gone I just feel cold.
I look at myself and I can not deny,
The love that’s boiling in and outside.
I can sit with him and let my heart unfold.
My mother says no and still I walk.
But when I see him I sob, not talk,
Life is over when our time is through.
He holds me close and says goodbye,
Wipes the water from my eyes,
And whispers from afar ‘I love you.’
He’s always here but never there.
Sometimes I think I should never care.
And my mind cries out why bother.
But just because he gave me life,
I’ll give him mine without a fight,
Because all I ever wanted was a father.

The author's comments:
This poem is about the relationship between my father and I. He didn't pass away, but I do miss him because he lives in New York and I live in Arizona.

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This article has 3 comments.

michonne said...
on Feb. 12 2014 at 10:37 am
michonne, Peoria, Arizona
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i like your poem. it says so much i cant describe. Keep writing

on May. 8 2009 at 11:46 pm
ravenwing92 DIAMOND, Eastlake, Ohio
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Way too many. I have a quotebook on facebook in my notes. It contains quotes from the Bible, myself, and others. ^_^

Very eloquent. I like it! I wish people would give me feedback too. :) Keep writing! :)

on May. 7 2009 at 3:56 pm
A. Chanelle Fahie BRONZE, Gilbert, Arizona
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I think this poem is one of my best. i wuld love people to comment and give me feedback. :)


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