Marcus McKinley

(EARTH)

CrusH


Admiring you, It’s true
I think you’re beautiful, I do
everything you are
I have loved from afar
And, now I want to get closer to you

I want to sit in the chair next to you
Sipping coffee and eating a scone
Making laughter in conversation
And, never again feel alone

But, I have no courage for introduction
No stories to amuse
No taste for drinking coffee
And, nothing else to lose
Only the strength of my resolve for you

I see the line, I dare not cross
petrified in word suffocation
a self rejection before it happens
I prepare myself for
the dissolution of my heart

I take my first step and I start …

Submitted: Wednesday, November 13, 2013

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  • Noreen Carden (11/26/2013 6:07:00 PM)

    Nice poem we have all been there having a crush on someone without the courage to follow through on it
    enjoyed reading well done (Report) Reply

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