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Pookey's Poems

(03/06/1959 / Chicago)

What I Want


I want to know someone's there
To hold me when I laugh
And when I cry when I'm sad

When I'm at my best, in all my glory
And at my worst, yet you'll stand by me
Not judge, nor guilt me into shame

I want someone to love me
Be my cheerleader in life
To sing my loving praise

And I want inspire him to be
The champion of my heart
Whose dreams will never be out of reach

I want to lock eyes
From across a crowded room
And only see you and feel our passion
Begin to rise

I want to feel alive

Submitted: Monday, February 18, 2013

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