Raymond J Wright


All My Life - Poem by Raymond J Wright

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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


Comments about All My Life by Raymond J Wright

  • Rookie Francesca Johnson (11/27/2006 5:45:00 PM)

    I can only repeat what other readers have said about this poem. It's beautiful, Ray. It shows a delicious longing for someone you haven't got...

    Love, Fran xx (Report) Reply

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  • Rookie Mark Earls (11/15/2006 3:21:00 AM)

    This is one I can definitely appreciate- love is an oddly (im) patient thing! (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Gavin Cassens (11/14/2006 3:34:00 PM)

    very nice. I can relate (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Tara very irritated with PH injustice (10/12/2006 3:18:00 PM)

    R, this is simply dreamy. It is where we all want to be. You take us there. In a piece that flows and is memorable. The mark of a fine poet, methinks. t x (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Daniel Roxburgh (10/7/2006 5:45:00 PM)

    Very nice sentiments here. Your words speak of such a deep longing for the one you love. Honest and direct - I enjoyed it. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Herbert Nehrlich1 (10/7/2006 9:00:00 AM)

    It's the simple honesty here that is profound. An excellent poem with depth and beauty.
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  • Rookie - 0 Points Patricia Gale (9/30/2006 10:42:00 AM)

    Beautiful, simply beautiful.... (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, September 28, 2006

Poem Edited: Saturday, September 25, 2010


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