by Tony Whitaker
Locked on bended knee
On hands together pressed
A chin rests
I end before I begin
The movers come on Monday
To ship our lives away
Packed among the furniture
Packed among the bric-a-brac
Packed among our love-filled days
Of our fifteen year cache
Next week my wife
To taste her
Swiss appointed role
And for some time
I shall see
Her smiling presence
"Three months won't seem so long..."
To see my wife again
But if that were so,
My misinformed friends,
Do I miss her before she goes?
But at the end of this
Thorned and narrow path
She will sow my seed of suffering
Where our flower
Soon shall bloom
So my friends
Let's begin again
Down on my knees
"Protect my wife
Until I stroke
Her soft and silken skin
Sating all her needs"
Posted on 01/12/2008
Copyright © 2021 Tony Whitaker
|Member Comments on this Poem|
|Posted by A. Paige White on 01/12/08 at 08:40 PM|
This is so beautiful, Tony. ...sigh... such love!
|Posted by Alison McKenzie on 01/12/08 at 08:48 PM|
This is a REALLY REALLY good time to just stay in the moment - THIS moment. I know that feeling of anticipating missing someone, and it's sooo hard because it can threaten to darken the moments you have left with them. So, this is your one piece of unsolicited advice today :-)....*hugs* to both of you, and lots of love.
|Posted by David Garner on 01/12/08 at 09:26 PM|
I love this poem. I love the way you address such a longtime and present love in your life soon becomes a distant lover. Very beautiful and well-crafted.
|Posted by Kristina Woodhill on 01/12/08 at 10:06 PM|
Nicely written. You can do this, and you have something splendid to look forward to.
|Posted by Max Bouillet on 01/13/08 at 12:21 AM|
Love and longing painted in words and wrapped in hope. I hope your prayers are answered. :)
|Posted by Alisa Js on 02/12/08 at 06:18 AM|
Beautifully told and full of love pouring over from your romantic soul... aloha to you and yours for all time.. alisa ;-)
|Posted by Quinlan L Gibson on 09/20/08 at 01:35 PM|
This just took my breath away. If someone asked me what I would consider "love", this would be a starting point. Thank you for expressing this one.