A Little Bit More

Poem By Mike Tonkin

I remember you,
Oh yes, I remember you
Well.
You had on a
Cashmere shawl
That sat well
With you,
So lazy and casual
It made you
Loveable,
And when your face
Came up to be
Kissed
I saw your neck
Stretched,
And I loved you
A little bit,

You were delightfully
Shy
You wouldn’t look
At me
Until with both hands
I cupped your fragile
Face
And made you look,
And then you
Kissed me
So gently,
With such feeling,
That I loved you
A little bit more.

You fitted
Along the
Length of me,
You belonged
At my side
And you were
Everything to me
And I tasted you.
So much
Woman,
So much,
That I loved you
A little bit more.

I only knew that
I did not want
To let you go,
So we loved
With the smell of the
Land close around
Us
And with the heat
Of the day upon
Us
And the air so full
Of promise,
That we both felt
We could stop breathing
And still live,
So I loved you
A little bit more.

The day was not
Endless
As we thought,
And so with evening
Beside us
We walked
Away
From that place,
Slowly,
We had lived a little,
So I loved you
A little bit more.

Comments about A Little Bit More

held me to the end, cupped in the magic of your words, intrigued by the love story......a great style, great poem
this made me cry, beautiful.


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