I’d like to offer a special word of thanks to Gabriela Marie Milton. She’s a wonderful poet and I encourage you to visit her site and read her work. She’s also the Editor at MasticadoresUSA, featuring both poetry and short stories, where this morning I had my first poem published. So, stop by for a visit when you can to enjoy this creative web site!
She found her heart one day beneath an old sweater That was lost in the attic of her yesteryear Collecting dust of memories long forgotten She took it back for want of love that she found pure
Across the sea 4000 miles Another heart did beat
In a young man Whose love for her Would make their lives complete
Together they would rule the world Two hearts, one love entwined To share this blessing they have found Heaven on earth, defined
Holding hands in the park sipping wine after dark They were married last spring
Now, they live happily by the ocean in a unique home which he built out of several shipping containers. She’s a thriving romance novelist, writing from her office which opens to a courtyard garden, in the center of their house. Together, they share stories in real time – a day in the lives of two dreamers who took a chance to embrace true love.
Reflecting to reconcile the passage of time An artful adaptation before young eyes I set aside distractions of the digital world Choosing instead to carry a wooden walking stick and canteen Traversing what were once elevated peaks Dense rock now carved into gorges The jagged, sharp edges refined and smooth underfoot Warmed in the flow of nature Water always wins.
Some may say she’s perfect She’ll tell you otherwise Aware that she has faults There’s no need for disguise
Her shy smile and brown eyes Each melt my heart away Plus, an inner beauty She’s more than just okay
The time to share is now While in the Spring of life And were my wish fulfilled Come Fall, she’d be my wife
Yes, I know I’m dreaming Though hope to see the light Thinking of her daily And wanting what feels right
Of course, a few things would need to change. For starters, it certainly would be nice if she’d remove my name from being blacklisted on her site at WordPress. It would also be charitable if my emails were no longer filtered into her trash bin. And, on occasion, she could use Twitter to read some of the messages & comments I’ve left for her. Perhaps, as an act of goodwill, she might like a single post on my web site…sometime. Lastly, if she would refrain from associating my name with the term ‘devil’ – I think that would be helpful, too. Barring these few exceptions, the future looks bright!!!