Robert Green


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If I were a painter!
I would paint a picture of you,
If I were a songwriter!
I would sing of my love for you,
If I were an author!
I would write a story of love,
But I am only me
as you can see.

If I were a painter!
I would paint a picture of you,
I brush your hair,
with gentle strokes,
with a touch of brown,
and of you on your bed.
I'll make you blush and glow,
With a single stroke I can
make you smile again,
But I am only me
as you can see.

If I were a songwriter!
I would sing of my love for you,
I would write the words,
to tell you how I feel,
And maybe make this real,
But I am only me
as you can see.

If I were an author!
I would write a story of love,
a love that would bind
our two hearts,
write words of love for your voice,
as I let it wash over me,
of kissing your lips and the taste of you,
But I am only me,
as you can see.



RG/RR

Submitted: Wednesday, February 15, 2012
Edited: Monday, February 20, 2012

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  • Freshman - 701 Points Shahzia Batool (5/4/2013 12:06:00 AM)

    A poem...hidden from the eyes of the readers...don't know why? (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 320 Points Poetheart Morgan (7/18/2012 3:54:00 PM)

    And if I could express myself correctly i would say: I choose the poet. why he is the painter, the singer and also the writer. As you can see. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 182 Points Karen Sinclair (7/1/2012 6:25:00 PM)

    You are a true poet and you wrote beautiful words which touched my inner soul... i am a painter and since my loss i struggle to lift a brush so i adore this piece... (Report) Reply

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