Treasure Island

Raymond J Wright


All My Life


I awoke this morning
to find you
sleeping in my arms
if only in my dreams

when I crawled from my blankets
I still felt you on my skin,
tasted on my lips all the places
they had been...

...and with every single breath lingers
the scent of all your sweetness...

I swear to God above
that if given a pure chance
I would take you in my arms
and love you all my life

Submitted: Thursday, September 28, 2006
Edited: Saturday, September 25, 2010

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