Treasure Island

Jim Milks

(2/7/1966 / Boston)

A valentine wish


Shall I compare thee to a summer’s day
Ha, no that is not the best way
This is a modern age and time
And I can’t win you with that tired old rhyme

I shall tell you that I love you so
But, even that you know
needs just a little bit more
For there is so much more of you I adore

There is your smile and your grace
and how they fill my heart with joy
how I long for your warm embrace
A love so strong a thousand years could not destroy

So this is my Valentine wish
That this, moment this time
This feeling and this rhyme
Last forever and ever until the end o f time

© JPM 2/13/09

Submitted: Friday, February 13, 2009
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