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I want to give you--a love poem

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A love poem
Is what I feel like writing you tonight
But my words they have sprouted wings
And flown away
I am left watching.

A crushing hug
Is what I want  to surround you with tonight
But my arms, they have frozen
And lie limp by my side
I am left seeking.

A lingering kiss
Is what I want to give you tonight
But my lips, they will not stop smiling
As your name whirls around
I am left  longing in silence.

So I weave a blanket
Of your thoughts
Pull them over my head
Secure in your warmth, your love
As I put my aching lips, arms and words to rest
And gift you a love poem.



© 2010 Preeti Shenoy

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Comments

  1. Ahh - amazing :) - evokes more than one emotion :)

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  2. Love the concept of weaving a blanket of thoughts :)

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  3. sweet and romantic! the best gift one could give to a lover- a love poem

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  4. sigh !!! thats love ..........

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  5. Lovely...Utterly romantic...

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  6. Awww...Just loved the poem ! lovely emotions ! makes me want a nice and warm hug <3

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  7. Preeti,

    This is so beautiful.

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  8. the picture is lovely Preeti :)

    Nice words for sure :)

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  9. I love the pic:)....the poem is so nice.....perfect for a special person..:D

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  10. Its soooo beautiful... love the poem

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  11. Beautiful:)Its a lovely poem.

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  12. Awesome!!
    just checking are there any areas that you don't excel in...
    :)

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  13. Beautiful beautiful words... :)

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  14. it's beautiful preeti, very provoking

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  15. Lovely love poem!

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  16. Hey Preeti- Awesome poem. You know what, sometimes I am thinking of something and you have that as a next post in you blog. And now this love poem..I just wrote one on the 9th july and now u have one. Coincidence or what !! :)

    http://myendeavours.blogspot.com/2010/07/love-poem.html
    --Seema

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  17. Hi Preeti, That's absolutely beautiful.

    regards
    Rekha
    http://soulsearchingdays.blogspot.com//

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  18. oh this ws lovely.. likd d diff perspective...

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  19. u kno not lik d usual theme...

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  20. Its lovely...made me feel little sad tho!!!!

    And the picture is beautiful:-)!!!!

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  21. Thank you thank you thank you all! :)

    All comments were similar :P so not writing separate thank yous..

    Much appreciate your leaving a comment :)

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