Almedia Knight Oliver


The Power Of Love - Poem by Almedia Knight Oliver

Early on
The radiance morning sun
infusing the space and exposing
unbound self.
As I lay beside him, marveling aura
waltzing behind my eyelids…
could this be some kind of omen or link?
I begin to hold onto his body, squeezing
extra warm breath on my neck and delighting
in the croon of his melodic breath, and
Beguiled by the charm of his sensual eyes
my heart swelled and heart trembled like
the heart of a captive bird, then
I knew my heart had been captured again!

At this time
fully pregnant with your love:
appetite increasing, throwing up,
nights devoid of sleep; and
ecstatic tears dropping in heap.
bulging with pride, and lastly
stretching, contracting, then
gave birth to our love!

At long last
A love I can never forsake
I’m your lady…
Will you be my man for my sake?
I'll be at your command
Come into my paradise
I’ll love and cherish you
All of my life- -though
my body is frail, yet
our love stronger
I’m ready to commit to
the power of love.
Only as your wife can I hold on-
here’s my hand, here’s my heart…one love!
…. Forever…forever…forever… my soul mate!


Almedia S. Knight, January 2010

(In dedication [to Claude H Oliver and Almedia S. Knight] of a heavenly love that has baffled both for five years)


Comments about The Power Of Love by Almedia Knight Oliver

  • Rookie Denise Bekker ~* The Sound *~ (5/27/2010 2:25:00 PM)

    Concievable love. What a power poem. Excellent! (Report) Reply

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  • Rookie - 3 Points Sulaiman Mohd Yusof (2/11/2010 10:51:00 PM)

    Oliver should be proud of you Almedia.A power poem! (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 42 Points Obinna Eruchie (2/6/2010 10:33:00 AM)

    This love poem does shows the power of love that glows with warmth between the voice and her love. Beautiful and deep! (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 42 Points Obinna Eruchie (2/6/2010 10:32:00 AM)

    This love poem does shows the power of love that glows with warmth between the voice and her love. Beautiful and deep! (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 24 Points Yoonoos Peerbocus (1/31/2010 8:22:00 PM)

    a deep write on an undefinable concept-love (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 116 Points Prince Obed de la Cruz (1/30/2010 6:04:00 PM)

    there are morals and virtues presented between the lines... nice poem! (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 15 Points Eyan Desir (1/30/2010 2:12:00 PM)

    Sounds romantic well written (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Steven S (1/28/2010 8:43:00 AM)

    My friend you have written a lovely poem here, thanks for sharing the love.
    -Steve (Report) Reply

  • Silver Star - 4,426 Points Ken E Hall (1/26/2010 5:45:00 AM)

    The power of love expressed by the power of love stiched together with
    arms around each other there is no end to this kind of love++++
    regards (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 51 Points Naseer Ahmed Nasir (1/25/2010 10:18:00 PM)

    This is really a beautiful poem, Almedia. The glow of love is eternal and the power of love is undeniable. Warm Regards.

    Naseer (Report) Reply

  • Rookie John Knight (1/25/2010 5:07:00 PM)

    Hi Almedia - This is beautiful a real 'Victorian Love Poem'. I score it TEN for its vibrant 'Free Verse Flow' and its awesome content. V 1 Is an elegant poetic tribute to the 'power of love' between a Lady and her chosen (its always the ladies who do the choosing) Man - BEAUTIFUL. V 2 A wonderful poem about the agony and ecstacy of pregnancy - PERFECT. V 3 A real 'Old fashioned' dedication of your love for your man! promises - dedication - commital - love - power - LOVELY. 'At last i'm ready to commit - to the power of love............ NOW here is my hand - my heart - one love - forever - forever - forever - my soul mate. Thanks for sharing Almedia. Love in Poetry - JOHN (Report) Reply

  • Veteran Poet - 1,936 Points Marieta Maglas (1/25/2010 4:12:00 PM)

    wonderful metonymy

    I’m pregnant with your love

    excellent lyric poem...perfect feelings....undestroyable emotional connection....this poem is an extraordinary love lesson....

    10/10 (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 6,168 Points Howard 'the motivational poet' Simon (1/25/2010 12:24:00 PM)

    Busting with beauty that is painted with the colours of love.Well done my friend! 10+
    Howard Simon
    The Motivational Poet (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Kuji Soliman (1/25/2010 2:53:00 AM)

    Awww this is so romantic, sweet, and nice! !
    this warm poem melted my heart of ice! !
    May love conquer all for even more years..
    Conquer every evil..and every single fear! !

    (a little something to thank you for sharing this poem! :) I'm really happy for you and Claude! : D) (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Chitra - (1/24/2010 11:03:00 PM)

    resonant imagery of love and commitment. I am extremely happy for you and Claude Sir. May the power of your love grow stronger and stronger! (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Lady Grace (1/24/2010 8:10:00 PM)

    and the whispers as answer to every silent shout...and the cruelty under sleepless nights...that is love....that is the true love....owwwww....ur piece is as romantic as u...hope my words are just be fine..thanks for inviting dear.... (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 188 Points Leslie Alexis (heaven Is My Home) (1/24/2010 6:37:00 PM)

    it is a wonderful love my dear lady. i love the way you ended it. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Sunday, January 24, 2010

Poem Edited: Wednesday, July 22, 2015


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