With the world as my oyster wings spread out to fly

As the sunset slips off of a picturesque sky 

In a life full of wonders that money can't buy

All that is missing is you 


On mount teide the stars all appear within reach 

A mauritian horse carried me over his beach 

On the shelf with a well rehearsed marital speech 

All that is missing is you 


Ancient Egypt entranced me I took my first dive 

Compressed air in the red sea to keep me alive 

Took a trip out to Lisbon to see a band live 

All that is missing is you 


In Manhattan I climbed up the empire state 

I was guilty in Paris of staying out late 

In the city of lovers alone with no date 

All that is missing is you 


Now I'm back in my homeland it's where I belong 

No distraction will weaken a memory so strong 

I will travel again so it won't be too long

Until all that is missing is you 

  • Author: peto (Offline Offline)
  • Published: September 11th, 2023 04:59
  • Category: Unclassified
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  • User favorite of this poem: Christina8.
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  • LIZ

    Awwwwww things just don't feel the same when that person's missing! Beautiful!!

    • peto

      Not the same true
      Cant allow it to stop us though
      Thanks LIZ
      Much appreciated

    • Christina8

      This is phenomenal stevie!! You mentioned Ancient Egypt....I love it so much I have a hieroglyph tattooed on my arm! What woman wouldn't want to hear/see the words you've displayed here....so romantic! Great job!!

      • peto

        I can't thank you enough for your for your encouragement since day one
        And still you support my writing
        You have a special place in my heart
        Extremely grateful as always

        • Christina8

          As well as you have a special place in my heart.......I really do enjoy reading your poems!

        • Bella Shepard

          Your poems have the most beautiful, flowing cadence of rhyme that I just love. You've taken us on an amazing journey to far away places with all of their attractions, and back home again to hearth and home where love awaits. I was oohing and aahing!

          • peto

            So kind Bella
            Thank you very much
            Love when you visit
            Much obliged

          • Introverted Sage

            You've seen the world it seems and that along with your writing is an amazing gift.
            Great write!
            Thanks for sharing

            • peto

              Seen a wee bit along the way
              Thanks very much for the continued support sage
              It is greatly appreciated

            • Pop64

              Events and experiences are always better when shared or seen through a loved one's eyes. You've eloquently displayed that with this write. Beautiful

              • peto

                A lovely review of this pop
                I truly appreciate it
                Many thanks

              • Teddy.15

                Mr Peto did you go to venice without meeee? LoL 🤣 awe, I hope with all my heart you find that special arm that holds onto yours. 💖

                • peto

                  Of course not Teddy
                  Couldn't miss the chance to see you on the pole (gondola that is)
                  Extremely grateful for your time
                  Thank you

                • Niki Oz

                  I am not as great at compliments as others but I could literally break this down line for line and explain such emotion into each. As if I could tell whole heartfelt stories with each and every one. That is an accomplishment in itself. To put whole chapters at times into just a few words and it be so profound. This is an amazing job. I could literally talk about it for hours. Amazingly written.

                  • peto

                    Oh you are much better at compliments than you think
                    I'm extremely grateful for this comment
                    Thank you NIK
                    much obliged

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