Treasure Island

Carmella Opie

(January 22 / Philadelphia, Pa)

The Promise of Love


Take his hand...promise love, friendship and to always be there.
Take his love...cherish it...become one with him.

Reach out...touch him with your love...let him bathe in
your understanding.

Smother him in trust, confidence...reward him with loyalty...
wanting only he.

Listen to his feelings...blending within them...
feel his emotions...share in their meaning.

Look into his eyes...see his goodness...never let those
enter who aren't caring...sincere.

Make important your lives together...as a whole...
and happiness, love...will be your forever.

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Submitted: Monday, November 18, 2013
Edited: Sunday, January 05, 2014

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When my daughter told me that she was in love.

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