Could I

Mike carter

Could I but hold you when all about me

The world is in turmoil  when hope fades

And night dances in on a nightmare

wherein I sit resolute while fortitude dissolves into chaos


Could I but whisper such words that give rise to smiles

And soft sighs that melt In the warmth of a hand

No longer trembling as realisation seeks an audience

In order to entertain desire


Could I but kiss you such sweet content

Such mirrored dreams enough to reflect the truth

When all about storms rage uprooting such frailty

For we are the architects of our own misgivings


Could I but love you as two worlds collide

Torn apart by misgivings misunderstood and maligned

Laid upon the altar of purgatory yet such sweet desire

Stolen by time and distance our shadows dance alone


Could I but remember carry your smile forever

Echo your words In a lovers embrace

Where they comfort me as I face the worse

Oh but that I could tell you that I love you

  • Author: Mike carter (Offline Offline)
  • Published: February 9th, 2016 10:33
  • Category: Short story
  • Views: 32
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  • Benson

    I love you too Mike.

    • Benson

      But I don't date people with two first names

    • Mike carter

      Just to clarify I dont have two first names carter is my surname
      glad I got that sorted
      but thanks for your response

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