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You must know, I find myself holding my unsteady
Hand over the skin where I suppose the heart is
And my lips part to allow short, white breaths
To pass, and I do catch myself drifting unhesitatingly
To the rose window where I am certain you shall be
Waiting for me to find you at last, my longing,
My life’s sole yearning, my treasure chest partner.
I protect the cages of my faithful yearning
With the knowledge in my mind that if I should
Dismiss it, I should loose all reason for remaining
Where you are not.
Do turn my way, as I plead gently and in fierce rage
Bang my fist against the graying glass
Do look, at least from the corners your misty eyes
Into the widening corners of mine.
I fear, to the point where infinite dreamless nights
Threaten to pull me into their grasp
Of the day I might lose my faith in you,
My sweet treasure chest partner, you shall
Be stolen from me at last, by eager
Sweaty little hands and what will become of me
But a hollow shell, much like the one I first
Glimpsed you in.





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Hope_PrincessThis teenager is a 'regular' and has contributed a lot of work, comments and/or forum posts, and has received many votes and high ratings over a long period of time. said...
Aug. 23, 2009 at 6:31 pm
Awesome poem, and it flowed so smoothly. Keep writing!
 
cmoney1996 said...
Jun. 10, 2009 at 12:33 am
This was a great poem check mine out called Marriage or check out WHY name is Christian S
 
EleanorRigby This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Jun. 4, 2009 at 1:43 am
hey everyone, please comment on my work, whether it is criticism or compliments, thanks!
 
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