Poem Hunter
If Only
FEB (May 14,1953 / Pittsburgh, PA)

If Only

i will be awake
before the morning light
wishing you were
here by my side
as always you will
be the first thing
i will think
about when i arise

i never say
i love someone
if it isn't so
but you have gone
and now you will
never know how
my feelings
for you forever grow

there isn't
a day that goes by
i don't
think about your
engaging smile
how you walked
the way you talked
and how you loved me
if only for a while

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Comments (1)

Your poem gives a very longing feeling. l like how you placed the words. A very touching poem. With Respect, Jodilee