Ruby Honeytip

Rookie - 41 Points (1970)

If You Were - Poem by Ruby Honeytip

If you were possible,
I would pull you near,
Without a whisper of guilt,
Nor breath of regret.
I wouldn't care,
That you have not been mine,
Have not felt my lips,
Or my hands on hidden skin.
I would shine with you,
The one I cannot dream without,
I would look into your rapturous
gaze,
And match it with my own.
You are the echo for my soul,
The quenching to my longing,
Oh....to breathe what you breathe,
To taste what you taste.
For years that will never return,
I have stood frozen,
Lost in a dream of you,
So full of feeling and detail.
I am in unrequited love,
With this stolen moment,
Suddenly aware that without this
reverie,
I will remain silent and alone.

Forgotten by loves good graces.


© 2013


Comments about If You Were by Ruby Honeytip

  • Rookie Aria Siren (7/23/2013 3:36:00 PM)

    For years that will never return,
    I have stood frozen,
    Lost in a dream of you,

    sigh...these lines pierced my heart, because i've felt them. thank you so much for posting (Report) Reply

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  • Veteran Poet - 1,228 Points Thomas A Robinson (6/30/2013 9:30:00 AM)

    Love cannot stand alone. Look at the clear night time stars. There are more stars than just the one.
    Surely one you can find to call your own. (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 10,063 Points Heather Wilkins (6/30/2013 2:58:00 AM)

    beautiful full of meaning and thought. two makes a love affair. (Report) Reply

  • Bronze Star - 2,446 Points Somanathan Iyer (6/30/2013 12:44:00 AM)

    wonderful expression of love in desperation. enjoyed it. thanks (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Sunday, June 30, 2013

Poem Edited: Thursday, July 25, 2013


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