Leria Hawkins

(39 forever / Sweet Carolina)

Not Here


You are not here
Only here, and here, and here
And when you are here
I long, and I yearn, and I desire

But you are never here, my sweet
To be, to be…for me
You are only there, and there, and there
While I alone…long, and yearn, and desire

No, you are not here, my love…no, never here
But I am here, and here, I am always here
Waiting, willing, wanting, with heart held true
To be, to be, to be …for you

Submitted: Monday, December 30, 2013
Edited: Tuesday, December 31, 2013

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