Wednesday, June 13, 2012

Yearning


You are asleep now
As I cling to your body
And I breathe you in

I kiss your soft skin
And whisper some loving words
You murmur a reply

I struggle to hear
But I know not what they mean
You have been gone long

Taken from my grasp
Left quite alone without you
Emptying my soul

It is winter now
I need you more than ever
The wind is so cold

17 comments:

  1. Such a beautiful poem and so terribly sad.I never admit to being tearful because I'm supposed to be a tough chick:) Lovely poem, Robin.

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  2. What a beautiful series of haiku strung together so well to tell the story of a love so memorable.

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  3. Beautiful. You still feel presence and breath, holding on to the meaning. So sad to think of warm moments lost when you are cold and alone. In the whisper, there is treasure and hope.

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  4. a beautiful love poem, gentle emotion, with a youthfulness
    at the hem.

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  5. Your words went straight to my secret sentimental side and brought tears to my eyes. There are some people we never really get over.

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  6. This is very sad, but somehow its also beautiful. Fitting for what you had together

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  7. The Lioness will love these!
    Beautifully, beautifully done old son.

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  8. How sad, bitter sweet but lovely.
    The loss is heart felt.

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  9. Sparse..bare..the emptiness of winter inside and out captured so starkly..Jae

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  10. I feel the loss, the cold, even though I can still squeeze my honey.

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  11. Such tender haiku
    From one who loved so deeply
    Here's a hug for you.

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  12. Beautifully written, OldEgg, you really painted the emotions of loss and winter well!

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  13. That really touched my heart. Thank you so much for sharing it.

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  14. such longing in that poem. well done

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  15. I love the warmth you've brought through your words in that winterland of death. Beautiful!!

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  16. Oh, this really touched my heart. I felt that sharp edge of cold reality - loss, grief and empty silence

    Beautifully written. And very, very sad.

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  17. Okay. You touched all the notes with such beautiful delicacy here. I'd say more, but I have this lump in my throat and for some reason my eyes are blurring.

    You express emotions too dear so well. Thank you.
    Kwee

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