Treasure Island

Hebert Logerie

(Haiti)

It Is Your Smile…


Woman, let me demystify you,
So I can see why I love you
So much.
Let me search:
The curves, the preserves,
The gardens and the reserves,
So I can understand
Why every second
That you flash in my memory,
The chemical formula changes in my body.

Turn around;
You're safe and sound.
Let me examine you from head to toes:
Touch your nose,
Cover your cheeks,
Do some tricks,
Try to fake it,
Walk, run, stop and sit.
Oh! I'm beginning to see:
It is your smile
That drives me crazy;
It is your smile
That makes me feel so good.
Oh! My soul
Is engaged in a chaotic feud;
I wonder if you are the divine doll
That I dreamt of the other night.
You are out of sight.
Your smile drives me crazy,
Every day and every night,
When I am lonely,
When the sky is gloomy or bright
And when you gaze at me.

Submitted: Saturday, January 10, 2009
Edited: Monday, February 27, 2012

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  • Marama Kelly (9/22/2009 2:29:00 AM)

    Thank you for the invite to read your work. I apologise for the long delay in replying to your email.
    I enjoyed reading your thoughts, view and concept and the love you have for that special someone in your life. You have expressed well your desires, your heart, your love and it is beautiful. Thank you for the invite. Many blessings to you (Report) Reply

  • Nivedita Bagchi SPC UK (9/17/2009 2:14:00 PM)

    ‘Why every second
    That you flash in my memory,
    The chemical formula changes in my body….’

    Unalloyed emotion!
    Nice and great Sir.
    Ten
    Ms. Nivedita
    UK (Report) Reply

  • Nikunj Sharma (9/1/2009 12:30:00 AM)

    short, sweet, smiling an dstimulating.............a simple freeflowing poem... liked it....please read my poem called SMILES (Report) Reply

  • Shay Riggin (8/31/2009 5:06:00 PM)

    flowed wuth ease. sounds like you were very inspired poem. i gave it a much deserved 10! ! keep writing you are doing a wonderful job! (Report) Reply

  • Doha Ewiess (8/22/2009 4:02:00 AM)

    Wow...this is nice...but i guess love is of no reason...so you cant say'why do i love you' say 'I just love you'.....your poem is so nice (Report) Reply

  • Tobi Adebowale (8/21/2009 5:51:00 PM)

    It is your smile/That drives me crazy. I love those lines. Simply mellifluou and rhythmic. Sometimes we only can pin love's reason to just a smile. Pls read my poems too. Thanks! (Report) Reply

  • Kristi . (8/21/2009 2:33:00 AM)

    This poem is really nice :) loved it! Really like the descriptive words you used (Report) Reply

  • Shilesha Johnson (8/20/2009 3:43:00 PM)

    Oh! My soul
    Is engaged in a chaotic feud; ..... i love that line.. this is such a great poem.. some one is special indeed.. i loved your choice of words.. u described everthing so perfect... wonderful write! ! adding it to my favorites :) (Report) Reply

  • Deborah Cromer (8/20/2009 3:01:00 PM)

    Some one is SPECIAL! Nice display of affection. Choice, tender words to tell a lovely story. Written with warmth from the heart. Sweet honesty. DC (Report) Reply

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