Post more comments

Suzette Richards

(Cape Town, SOUTH AFRICA)

Previous Month June 2014 Next Month
Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa Su
26 27 28 29 30 31 1
2 3 4 5 6 7 8
9 10 11 12 13 14 15
16 17 18 19 20 21 22
23 24 25 26 27 28 29
30 1 2 3 4 5 6
Poem of The Day from a Member
Select a day from the calendar.
Would you like to see the poem of the day in your e-mail box every morning?
Your email address:
  Subscribe FREE
  Unsubscribe

Stolen Moments


Your key does not fit the door.
We cannot meet anymore.
I have tried to say 'Goodbye',
but you will be the one to try
and keep this pledge as before.

The champagne stood chilled,
ready for our glasses to be filled.
The lights are turned down low
and the music playing is very slow.
This last meeting by me willed.

The coded knock on the door
signalled me to quickly pour
the glasses to half measure.
I let in my life's treasure.
Your presence fills my very core.

Our bodies hungrily entwine
fuelled by the ample wine.
Passions are riding high
as you finally say, 'Goodbye.'
I know that you will always be mine.

Submitted: Sunday, June 17, 2012
Edited: Thursday, June 21, 2012

Do you like this poem?
0 person liked.
0 person did not like.

Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

What do you think this poem is about?

Poet's Notes about The Poem

It was suggested that this may be suitable for a song, so I have added a refrain:

Stolen moments
Stolen moments
are all we have
My resolve cave
Only stolen moments

Comments about this poem (Stolen Moments by Suzette Richards )

Enter the verification code :

  • Jasbir Chatterjee (6/20/2014 12:54:00 AM)

    I hope and pray that life showers happy moments on you as a rightful owner and you no longer have to steal them...why must happiness be entwined with sadness and farewell? (Report) Reply

  • Stephen W (6/20/2013 10:09:00 PM)

    A nice poem.
    With breath-taking insolence I offer the following:

    Your key no longer fits the door.
    We cannot meet anymore.
    I have tried to say 'Goodbye',
    but you will be the one to try
    and keep this pledge as we did before.

    The champagne is standing chilled,
    ready for our glasses to be filled.
    The lights are turned down low,
    and the music is playing very slow,
    For this last meeting by me willed.

    The coded knock upon the door
    signals me to quickly pour
    the glasses to half measure.
    I let in my life's treasure.
    Your presence fills my very core.

    Our bodies hungrily entwine
    fuelled by the ample wine.
    Passions are riding high
    as you finally say, 'Goodbye.'
    I know you will always be mine. (Report) Reply

  • Nirmal Gope (6/20/2013 3:43:00 PM)

    I am from Bangladesh, now staying in USA for study, I want to translate it to my language, Bangla. Can I? I am urging a permission to poet. The poem is awesome. (Report) Reply

  • Adriana Avila (6/20/2013 11:18:00 AM)

    The stolen moments are beyond precious and the loving feeling is inmmense; but the good-bye's are very heart-breaking. Nice one

    Blessings,
    AA (Report) Reply

  • Captain Cur (6/22/2012 4:39:00 AM)

    Well thought out piece of writing. Has the theme of an
    Illicit love or impossible relationship that can only survive
    for brief intervals. (Report) Reply

Read all 12 comments »

Top Poems

  1. Phenomenal Woman
    Maya Angelou
  2. The Road Not Taken
    Robert Frost
  3. If You Forget Me
    Pablo Neruda
  4. Still I Rise
    Maya Angelou
  5. Dreams
    Langston Hughes
  6. Annabel Lee
    Edgar Allan Poe
  7. If
    Rudyard Kipling
  8. I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings
    Maya Angelou
  9. Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening
    Robert Frost
  10. Invictus
    William Ernest Henley

PoemHunter.com Updates

New Poems

  1. When I see, you come to me as a poem, Bijay Kant Dubey
  2. Church Of Souls, RoseAnn V. Shawiak
  3. After Kissing The Drunk Girl, Bijay Kant Dubey
  4. Awaiting Fulfillment, RoseAnn V. Shawiak
  5. The Children of the Polluters, douglas scotney
  6. The promotion{, BrokenHeartPheko Motaung
  7. Song Of Life, RoseAnn V. Shawiak
  8. Prime Truth - 14, Pranab K. Chakraborty
  9. Prime Truth - 13, Pranab K. Chakraborty
  10. End Of Life, RoseAnn V. Shawiak

Poem of the Day

poet Robert Browning

After
by Robert Browning

Take the cloak from his face, and at first
Let the corpse do its worst!

How he lies in his rights of a man!
Death has done all death can.
...... Read complete »

   
[Hata Bildir]