I can feel you, my love
in the gentle winds
arriving with your scent,
the sweet smell on the
of your skin
so soft I can feel you near;
your hands tracing lines
of desire on my chest.
I hear your call
I hear it in the music
of the pines,
the ethereal melodies
that bring me to the west –
the place we’ve made a home.
Today, the sun is at full gold;
it’s the vision of your
warm smile that appears
in my dreams and makes
me call out your name.
No more will I endure the distance
for without you, my love,
I’m a lone tree on barren land,
a castle without an army,
a knight without honor.
So I’ll return to you, my love,
for home is where your heart lies,
where mine will beat forever safe.
76 thoughts on “Where Your Heart Lies (Theme III: Love)”
Thank you. I’ve a gift (novel) for you. Are you interested?
Hey There I don’t know how I overlooked this comment, Lol. Yes I would love to read your novel! Do you need an address to send it?
Oh no, it’s not my novel…the author and I are very good friends so we thought it would be a great idea to promote her debut novel here as well. She’s into dog rescue and is sending all the profit from this very book to dog homes.
If you’re okay with displaying your email address here, you can go ahead and I will send the book right away. If not, I can send it via your blog’s email address.
Copy that. I’ll send it right away.
Thank you. I’ve a gift (novel) for you. Are you interested?
Yes. Thank you.
No problem. I’ve sent it your way 🙂
Wow! Nice poem 🙂
Hey, KayKay. I’ve a gift (novel) for you. Are you interested?
Wonderful to know such a love and express it so well.
Absolutely, my dear friend. Thanks for the comment.
‘on the landscape of your skin’ is a great metaphor and works really well (vividly sensuous: a topography to tingle the senses).
its the vision of your warm smile [that] appears
Haha…You’re right. I like how you describe the metaphor too. It reminds me of John Mayer’s song Your Body is Wonderland. Man, that song takes my breath away!
Thanks for the spotting the typo 🙂
Uncomplicated, easy reading that expresses a physical and emotional desire so beautifully.
Absolutely, Barbara. That’s the power of a woman…the effect she has on her lover even from miles off. Thanks for commenting.
A great poem! I love it!!!
Glad you did, sis 😉
A great poem, so touching ….. thanks for sharing this 😀
Awwwwww…your words make me smile too.
Oh! This is an extremely touching poem. And I was telling a friend the other day the meaning of the saying: “Home is where the Heart is”. This is perfect to share in connection with the conversation we previously had.:) You have wonderful words!:)
That means we share the same view! And yes, I believe two hearts beating in rhythm is the true meaning of love. Feel free to share the poem with your friend and thanks commenting.
A beautiful poem, Uzoma. Thanks. You’ve just made my day.
Oh Wanda, I’m glad I could put a smile on your face today.
Your poems are always full of beautiful imagery, Uzoma 🙂
Thanks, Heidi. Your kind comments always encourage me to do more 😉
Nice Poem, Very well versed! Yes I’d love a copy please. How shall I give you my email address?
Oh thanks! I’m excited you want to read. Um, I’m sure your email will reflect in my email notification. I’ll send the PDF right away! Happy reading. And please bear with me. I owe your blog a proper visit.
Will be looking forward to it. I have have made a few changes since you last visited…welcome to feed back. Thank You Uzoma.
Really? I should check it out then. Hope you got the book I sent you 😉
Where shall I check? My Yahoo email? I don’t think I have an email here, if I do I may need help locating it! LOL!
I checked my yahoo email and nothing there, do I have email here? If so where and how do I locate it? If not my yahoo may be best let me know if you need it.
I was thinking it would have been easier just to send it via your gmail account (the account that you used to activate your WordPress blog). So, that’s exactly what I did. Let me know if you still don’t find it there so I can resend it via your yahoo.
I forgot about that one…LOL! I’ll check and let you know thank you again!
Hey Uzoma can you try again? or my yahoo account? it is the same as my Gmail just @yahoo.com instead. Thank you. I did receive an email from Paulette.
No problem, Tom. I will send it right away 🙂
Beautiful lines dipped in love. They create their own world of magic
Dipped in love–that’s the perfect word! I love it. Love is universal. Thanks, Soumyav.
This is a very endearing poem! I love it!
Awwww…glad to have you on board, Daydreamer. I admire you writings a lot. Receiving such compliment from you is a big boost.
It is my pleasure Uzoma. Thank you!
This is my type of poem! Love it Uzoma =-)
Yup, there is no doubt about it. The romance is everywhere, I guess. Thanks, Val 😉
Wow! Gave me goosebumps!
Hehe…I’m happy to hear you say that 🙂
A wonderful description of feeling one’s love everywhere teasing and turning … Thank you, Uzoma.
Thank you, Cheyenne. Love is that way, I guess 🙂
I can see it – ‘…the sun is at full gold…’!
Great poem, lovely imagery.
Coincidentally, that’s first line that came to me when I began writing this poem three weeks ago. Thanks for the comment.
Heartfelt emotions in this poem, Uzoma. You are fortunate to ‘feel’ love in this way. It is an uplifting feeling… 🙂 May your love have a longer life than you!
You’re absolutely right! It’s my desire that such love will forever 🙂 Thanks for commenting, MJ.
Wow Wow Wow, Uzoma, this is so beautiful!
Thanks, Val. You’re very kind 🙂
This really speaks to me. I feel like someone has been tugging on my heart strings! Thank you for sharing this lovely piece of work.
Oh it’s good to hear you say that 🙂 Thanks too for coming around.
I was just reading through your poetry again, to prove what I thought I already knew, you do have rhythm throughout your work! It is a soft rhythm–smooth. I love it! I am sure you can write drum-beating jaw dropping rhythm, too! And you probably already have! lol
Oh well, yes, this one has rhythm. Rhymes don’t appear much in my poems as it does in yours. It’s something I’ve not been able to do so well. I write as inspiration leads, then after a few moments (days probably), I look at it again. Sometimes I don’t see/come up with something new. But I will keep on trying.
Thanks so much for your support, Shawn.
I just read someone’s post denouncing Valentine’s Day. But if the writer read your poem he would surely change his mind. I hope your “significant other” appreciates your beautiful words, recognizing that there is a real person stimulating you to such artful expressions of love.
What a shame. Perhaps he’s either heartbroken or has stone heart. There are also a few sects that regard Valentine’s Day as evil, so I won’t be surprised if he shares the same belief with them.
My “would-be” has read the poem already lol. It brought her so much joy.
I guess I kept scrolling for about 10 minutes till I reached the end…you have so many comments.
Anyways, all I did this for was to tell you that this is awesome….!
LOL. You’re very funny. I’m glad the long line didn’t deter you from placing your own comment too. You’re sweet as always.
I probably wouldn’t have placed the comment if I were on some other blog and some other post, but beleive me, this was really awesome. I felt it a sin to not comment on such a beautiful post!
Aww, that’s very thoughtful of you. I’m sure we will make a wonderful tag team :hugs:
that made my imaginations run wild, very nice choice of words. creative piece
Thanks sooo much! I appreciate your kind words.
This is one brilliant poem .The thoughts flow like a river.The feeling like classical music.Thank you for liking my post ( Earthly Glorification ) l appreciate your support.jalal
Ha ha…no problem, my dear friend Jalal. Your posts are excellent! Thanks for coming around too 😀
This poem ultimately takes me back to poetry. The imagery is vivid. Thinking of the skin as a landscape. Absolutely brilliant.
And currently I’m writing a novel with a scene where the lady runs her finger over her love interest’s chest when they are both lying down. Took me there too.
Coming back to poetry Uzor. Great job.
I’m happy the poem is able to create that effect. I do dabble into poetry from time to time. It could be fun sometimes.
And this work of yours in progress that you just mentioned is it going to be another romance novel with a happy ending? I don’t do well with the sad ones–it kind of leaves me frustrated.