Keith Foley


Please Understand Me


Please understand me, I don't need much,
a thoughtfull look, a pat a touch.

Money isn't the only and all of life,
lack or abundance can bring misery and strife.

But the warmth of your heart, is the all that I need.
It keeps me living and loving and desiring to breathe.

The last breath that I take, pray it's with you,
I'm forever indebted, our hearts beat true.

The Truth that I live, has you in in mind,
the Soul mate I'm searching, today I find.

The find that I make more precious than gold,
each day that passes more mysteries unfold.

And when these mysteries are brought into view,
appreciation abounds, for the love of you!

Your love is more than can be seen or felt,
I'm so very lucky, for the hand Gods dealt.

And given this new concept of Life,
The love you give, dissolves all frustration and strife!

Submitted: Sunday, July 20, 2008
Edited: Wednesday, October 21, 2009

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  • Shaun Mcgurgan (8/21/2008 4:37:00 PM)

    I read a heap of your poems. Are they all recent or have you been writing for a long time and storing them up? It would seem to me that you are currently on a journey of rediscovery of some sort. Or do the poems come through waht you see in life. Any way I like them as a whole. To me they give a sense of moving on - looking outward within. Staying yet leaving. (Report) Reply

  • Cecil Hickman (8/3/2008 10:05:00 PM)

    Love is truly a beautiful thing and you have captured beauty within these words, a marvelous write, , blessings..Cecil (Report) Reply

  • Michael Brumley Iii (7/29/2008 7:34:00 PM)

    Keith, this is absolutely beautiful. I might share this one with my fiance... You've captured in words what I want to say so often to her. Thank you for sharing this. (Report) Reply

  • Tanya Stanford (7/28/2008 12:31:00 AM)

    Having someone witness your life and share it with you, there is nothing better... I think we can all relate to this one. Love it (Report) Reply

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