BW (march 15,1967 / queens)

Ask Me Tomorrow

i wanted to write you a poem
ode to the best time of my life
but
i forgot the words, my thousand descriptions of you
i only know they taste like honey
i wanted to speak them
but
the lump in my throat held them captive, poor pretty words
but
one day perhaps
when we stand toe to toe
they'll trickle out
and seep into your heart
but
till then, I'll try again tomorrow
to coax the words on paper to become
the poem that i want to write for you

by barbara williams

Other poems of WILLIAMS (15)

Comments (3)

A beautiful poem. Simply and spontaneously written, yet not worded. Some poems are wordless, some are between or behind the lines. I wonder which one you want to write for him. May the Poem asks you every tomorrow!
An excellent poem. I give it a 10. Ron
No need to try again tomorrow, Barbara...if this guy doesen't get the message, after reading this, ....don't think he ever will! Excellent Work, young lady! ~ FjR ~ ..2008..