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Lucifera Santez

Rookie - 26 Points (4th feb / Belize)

What Is Love?


What is love?
Is it the increased heartbeats?
Is it tilting of your world,
Or perhaps an amorous kiss.
But really tell me
What is it?
Does it happens when you see a face
Is it love at its basic case?
Is it a gratification?
A simple minded obsession,
Or just pure elation.
I don’t know,
I never could understand it,
Still can’t do,
My friends,
They tell me,
Love is this warm feeling,
A glorious chaste healing,
Its sum of all those stolen kisses,
An unquenched lust that hisses,
Body that is fired,
In rampant state of desire,
But still I don’t agree,
Perhaps the love isn’t same for me.
He and I,
We meet every day,
We look at each other,
And understand what is to be said,
I ask him if he knows,
What love is?
He smiles,
And looks deep in my eyes,
Someday you will understand he says,
And for the night,
We part our ways,
I think about him before I go to sleep,
He is there,
In my universe, my dreams.
Is it love?
I don’t know,
I am still confused.
When I see him again,
There is glimmer in his eyes,
Suddenly everything blurs
And comes in focus again,
In that moment I understand,
I can’t find love in those grand places,
‘Cause for me it’s in simpler ones,
The way he laughs,
The way he cries,
The way he kisses me,
When hope dances in his eyes.
The way he smells after his shower,
The silly song he sings every day,
The way he carries me,
When I am tiered to my bed.
It’s all love,
Love in simple things,
He taught me to love,
So that I could know
What love is……………………

Submitted: Thursday, September 26, 2013
Edited: Friday, September 27, 2013

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Poet's Notes about The Poem

This is for Patricia and her love, that would be Philip.
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  • Rookie - 907 Points Ken E Hall (2/8/2014 4:48:00 AM)

    Love the ABC of everything that instills us to love one another and write it...loved the thoughts...regards (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 436 Points Dimitri Jagodinski (10/2/2013 4:37:00 PM)

    Excellent poem to read. What is love? Well written and flows ever so smoothly when read. Love is when you see someone every morning and you only can think hpow beautiful that person is and how lucky you are. (Report) Reply

  • Freshman - 1,933 Points Hazel Durham (9/27/2013 5:51:00 AM)

    Superb write flowing with such truth and love that is supreme with the power of your words that create such memorable thoughts! (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 501 Points Tribhawan Kaul (9/27/2013 2:02:00 AM)

    Wow, 10/10The poem aptly expresses the feeling of love. A beautiful write. I invite you to read my poem Love Love Love published here last year.whenever you have the time, dear poet. (Report) Reply

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