Love?

Poem By Eric Nguyen

What would I give

to get a glimpse of your smile

to have and to hold

your heart for a while

I want to meet you

where the river meets the sea

Leave your oars behind

Set the barrier down

and sail away with me

We' d sail away together

to wherever the wind blows

to our soul's velveteen garden

where blushed crimson

bleeds its rose

We' d sail away together

to a secluded land

I curl within your arms

and hold on to your hand

We'd lay down on autumn's blanket

watch seagulls soar up high

Free wings upon blue waters

beneath a mandarine sky

What would I give

to feel the tender of your fingers

brushing sand between my toes

to taste your honey~dew breath

as the moonlight cradle glows

But, here I walk upon the sidewalk

each footprint leading home

beneath the falling stardust

standing on my own

And here I am singing a love song

my shadow dancing free

and there you stroll along the river bank

so far away from me

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