Lora Colon

Bronze Star - 2,986 Points (26 September 1944 / Missouri - United States)

Waiting On The Corner Poem by Lora Colon


I'll meet you on the corner,
East of Love and Happiness;
I'm waiting there, so don't be late,
I'm wearing your favorite dress

I can't wait 'til you arrive,
I have, oh, so much to say;
Like how you mean the world to me,
And how you brighten my day

If sadness should take a hold,
I'll be with you through it all;
I'll never turn away from you,
I'll be there if you should call

I hear footsteps on the walk,
Oh, I recognize that pace;
And now you're here, right next to me,
I close my eyes to see your face

I see you smile and touch my hair,
Then you place your hand in mine;
We start to walk - I don't ask where,
Why question something so divine!

Submitted: Tuesday, January 14, 2014
Edited: Wednesday, January 15, 2014

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  • Gold Star - 6,950 Points Bri Edwards (2/18/2015 10:34:00 PM)

    hey you, Divine!

    i don't get the part about closing eyes to see. hmmm? again, i missed something? ? ? maybe if i close my eyes i'll see it.

    i really don't remember meeting you on that corner, after waiting so long for you. and it WAS
    a nice dress i was wearing, wasn't it? i wish other men (and women too) didn't stare so much.
    haven't people around here seen a man before, wearing a dress? ?

    bri :) (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 55 Points John Brown (1/21/2014 2:47:00 PM)

    A lovely, heartfelt poem Lora. The last verse is just beautiful. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 299 Points Adeline Foster (1/18/2014 3:13:00 PM)

    Cute, happy poem with deep enigma. Good job. Read mine - Everybody Has Had Somebody -
    Adeline (Report) Reply

  • Silver Star - 3,193 Points Valerie Dohren (1/16/2014 2:31:00 PM)

    Excellent poem Lora, very well rhymed. (Report) Reply

  • Silver Star - 3,815 Points Brian Johnston (1/16/2014 2:24:00 AM)

    Lora is a happy girl, happy girl, happy girl,
    Lora is a happy girl, that's what we like to see! (Report) Reply

  • Freshman - 516 Points David Lessard (1/15/2014 10:07:00 PM)

    Lovely lines to describe your happiness. (Report) Reply

  • Veteran Poet - 1,703 Points Stephen Katona (1/15/2014 1:58:00 PM)

    Your writing reminds me of Ella Wheeler Wilcox, my favourite poet. (Report) Reply

  • Veteran Poet - 1,703 Points Stephen Katona (1/15/2014 9:37:00 AM)

    Beautiful. It flows so well.This is a poem to be read again and again. (Report) Reply

  • Silver Star - 3,245 Points Pradip Chattopadhyay (1/14/2014 11:58:00 PM)

    I close my eyes to see your face

    Amazing in its depth in characterizing true love! (Report) Reply

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