I Build Her a Lighthouse

And the days
The waves crash over
And her minds
Capsized once more
When she's stranded
In wild waters

I build her
A lighthouse
On the shore

And the times
The seas grow angry
And her hearts
Too tried to talk
When she's sinking
In wild waters

I build her
A lighthouse
On the shore

And the nights
The stars don't shine bright
And her eyes
Lie to her thoughts
When she's circling
In deep waters

I build her
a lighthouse
On the shore


  • Andrew Charles Forrest

    Ed... I REALLY LIke this
    Great sense of warmth and compassion wonderful wordplay to paint a picture of thi stormy life/relationship BRAVO i look forward to more like this

    • Edthepoet

      Thank you Andrew, I hope there's more like this to come as well. Haha.

    • LaurašŸŒ»


      An excellent write!
      I agree with Mr. Forrest...
      Thereā€™s warmth, compassion, and love woven throughout your poem!
      Very relatable!
      Thank you for sharing!


      • Edthepoet

        Thank you Laura for your very kind words

      • dusk arising

        Hmmm. The need for a lighthouse denotes dangerous waters.
        Rocky outcrops where hearts have floundered.
        Brings out the lifeboatman in your soul..... rescuing a lost soul.
        One hopes there are happy days too.

        • Edthepoet

          Hey dusk, Happy days aplenty my friend, I just struggle to write about them as effectively as the ones that force me to write.. If you catch my drift.

          • dusk arising

            Yes i do. Nothing is tugging st me at the moment hence i dont write a lot.

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          • RebeccaRose.x

            One word.... Brillaint!

            • Edthepoet

              Much appreciated Rebecca

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