Are You Missing Me

Peter Gates

I miss you every day your work

Takes you away from me.

I feel as though a derelict

Upon a storm-tossed sea.

Though gone I feel your presence,

Though present you can’t be,

For duty to your calling

Has taken you from me.

I try but there’s naught that I can do

To call you home to me.

Why must I be that cursed ship

Tossed about on a windswept sea?

I need your arms about me,

Your sweet lips kissing me.

As you go about your day,

Are you missing me?



  • Author: Pete (Pseudonym) (Offline Offline)
  • Published: April 5th, 2023 03:10
  • Comment from author about the poem: To a love consumed by her work
  • Category: Love
  • Views: 20
  • User favorite of this poem: Accidental Poet.
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  • Mello

    Distance can be tough, especially when you're away from your loved one. But remember that love knows no bounds and the bond between two souls can never truly be broken. Although you miss them every day, take comfort in the fact that they're out there pursuing their dreams and providing for you. Cherish the little moments of connection, like a sweet text or phone call, and keep your spirits up. Soon enough, the distance will be nothing but a memory.

  • Peter Gates

    You assume the bonds between two people are of strong and closely equal strength...seldom the case.

  • arqios

    T'would be desirous if the intensity were both ways.

    • Peter Gates

      Desires are like dreams, a wish that all too infrequently fails to mirror reality.

    • Accidental Poet

      I understand your pain. I've not seen my loved one for 52 years. She moved away with family @ 14 years old. But to know love within your heart is the greatest gift in life. 🌹

      • Peter Gates

        You understand, thanks, Accidental

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