Saturday, October 11, 2014

Longing



Whispers in my heart
Love letters from you to me
With many kisses

Remembering you 
I so want to breathe you in
Lay my head on you

I miss you so much
You have gone so far away
Out of my reach

The fir trees whisper
They know that I pine for you
How can I catch up?

Image from www.siskiyous.edu

21 comments:

  1. Such a yearning for the loved one, very touching.

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  2. the image of the fir tree and the speaker pining makes the yearning so very poignant....

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  3. How many firs dies for your love letters?

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  4. I feel the sad longing here. The missing is palpable. Powerful!

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  5. I like that you have used a series of haiku for this love poem. I feel how you miss her, old egg.

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  6. like the pine longing for the sky...or the rain.lovely.

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  7. pine for you...smiles...nice play on the trees...
    and its hard when you know they are out of reach
    but the feelings are still so strong...

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  8. Feeling that feeling, giving it to us--such a fine pure image--you are already among the trees. Stay here awhile.

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  9. Oh, how I know that feeling! We could likely get our Master's in Longing..........this is beautifully written, and deeply felt.

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  10. I can feel you heart in this sad, sensitive, loving poem.

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  11. I specially like the last one, very emotional response ~

    Grace

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  12. When you even hear the song of the fir-tree -- the loss goes deep..

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  13. the longing is palpable in this...it is tough to deal with the feelings when the loved one is so far out of reach

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  14. The yearning is so deep and heart-felt...beautifully penned... :-)

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  15. Love the last stanza, a great double meaning.

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  16. Awww, this is so beautifully sad. And very good :)

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  17. Lovely. Interesting question at the end; makes me wonder if the piece is about growth or longing.

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    1. It is longing of course Archna, invoked by the scent of the pines. But you guessed that didn't you? My wife and I were bird watchers and often found ourselves totally alone in forests and the pine scent recalls that.

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  18. This is a heavy poem yet it feels light to read it. It's the kind that evokes more emotion as it sinks in. Well done.

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