Hazel Durham


Waiting


Waiting to see your powerful presence,
Smiling, satin blue eyes that wipe's clean away any lies,
Truth flowing like a river with strong currents,
Of desires divine, falling, sparkling with such might
From this great height,
The soft touch of the breeze is you,
The sweet song of the birds is you, when you're happy,
The majestic ocean is you, determined and strong,
The skies above hold your hidden past,
Locked inside marshmallow clouds,
Heavy with rain, moving slowly across grey, washed skies,
Ready to burst open with unresolved issues,
Tears frequent in the corner's of your eyes,
Like light rainfall cleansing,
My mind of jumbled emotions,
You sorting them out with your pure look of love,
That saturate's and feed's my weary soul,
Bringing me evergreen thoughts.
You persued me with your country charm,
And with determination you fought
For me, a never give up attitude, is what you taught.
Just an ordinary man with an extraodinary gift,
To seep deep into my open pores soaking my complex brain.
I listen to the sound of your train arriving,
As i wait with tingling happiness,
In our meeting point a romantic leafy lane.

Submitted: Tuesday, September 03, 2013
Edited: Wednesday, September 04, 2013

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  • Gold Star - 22,355 Points Akhtar Jawad (1/3/2015 2:20:00 PM)

    I listen to the sound of your train arriving,
    As i wait with tingling happiness,
    In our meeting point a romantic leafy lane.
    A beautiful poem having so many beautiful lines like above................10 (Report) Reply

  • Veteran Poet - 4,994 Points Electric Lady (11/6/2014 12:27:00 PM)

    This poem makes my heart melt. So dreamy and divine. Thanks. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 926 Points Jak Black (11/5/2014 2:32:00 PM)

    So much feeling in your words. Pure emotion, presented with such honesty. Always an entertaining read.
    ! 8 great comments & 7 votes. Wonder why people take the trouble to comment yet can't be bothered to give you a rating. (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 15,988 Points Mandolyn ... (8/20/2014 8:46:00 PM)

    tears frequent the corners of your eyes... evergreen thoughts- i love that
    i love all of this. great poem. (Report) Reply

  • Bronze Star - 6,094 Points Khairul Ahsan (12/12/2013 7:26:00 AM)

    This is certainly one of your best, and indeed one of the best in this forum.10/10.
    'The soft touch of the breeze is you,
    The sweet song of the birds is you, when you're happy,
    The majestic ocean is you, determined and strong, '
    What a romantic way of seeing one's love!

    'I listen to the sound of your train arriving,
    As i wait with tingling happiness,
    In our meeting point a romantic leafy lane.'
    Simply amazing! You have given a 'tingling happiness' to all the lovers of the world with these lines! (Report) Reply

  • Freshman - 1,059 Points Kanav Justa (11/25/2013 5:15:00 AM)

    ... such a wonderful use of imagery... i love reading your poems.. teached me a lot (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 376 Points Marie Shine (11/24/2013 3:00:00 PM)

    Stunning visual detail, simile, alliteration and metaphor are woven lovingly together with excellent word choice to describe to the reader how you see your beloved in everything in life. Waiting expectantly for the moment when you will be reunited once more, though I have no doubt, you are always together in heart, in mind, in spirit, in prayer. Beautiful poem, so romantically expressed. I enjoyed reading very much. Thank you for sharing... (Report) Reply

  • Bronze Star - 6,614 Points Amitava Sur (10/19/2013 9:15:00 PM)

    A nice elaboration of appreciating a simple person who always inspires you & drives out all your doubts & dirts from your mind. nice to read. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 123 Points marvin brato (9/24/2013 4:21:00 AM)

    Great narration, perfect setting portray here! (Report) Reply

  • Freshman - 1,236 Points Noreen Carden (9/23/2013 4:15:00 AM)

    Hi Hazel such beautiful words wow i am in awe of your ability to tell the story of this love well done
    I am delighted to hear from a fellow irish poet will be reading and enjoying more of your poems (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 159 Points Ellias Aghili (9/21/2013 7:36:00 AM)

    Waiting...it's so meaningful to me...wait by the help of time will prove and show lots of things
    well written (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 17,104 Points Valsa George (9/16/2013 12:20:00 AM)

    A beautiful poem building a romantic aura and bringing out the charisma of an ordinary man with an extra ordinary gift! The tingling happiness is felt all through! (Report) Reply

  • Silver Star - 9,695 Points Heather Wilkins (9/14/2013 8:27:00 PM)

    a beautiful poem filled with many amazing lines. great imagery (Report) Reply

  • Freshman - 2,096 Points Anthony Di''anno (9/12/2013 7:54:00 AM)

    You had me tingling in anticipation too!
    A wonderful write. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 603 Points Shahzia Batool (9/7/2013 8:10:00 PM)

    this poem is studded with many beautiful lines...very dramatic and passionate write! ! ! (Report) Reply

  • Freshman - 1,120 Points Sekharan Pookkat (9/7/2013 12:00:00 PM)

    waiting for a friend or..... My mind of jumbled emotions, You sorting them out with your pure look of love, I like these lines very much (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 11,654 Points Ramesh Rai (9/5/2013 11:12:00 AM)

    The soft touch of the breeze is you,
    The sweet song of the birds is you,
    when you're happy,
    The majestic ocean is you,
    determined and strong,
    a fabulous write and evergreen (Report) Reply

  • Bronze Star - 6,397 Points Lyn Paul (9/5/2013 4:01:00 AM)

    The sweet song of the bird is you when happy, expresses sadness. Such a great write. (Report) Reply

  • Silver Star - 7,536 Points Geetha Jayakumar (9/4/2013 9:33:00 AM)

    Beautiful poem Waiting for Some one...Loved reading it Hazel..Each lines so beautifully expressed. Loved it. (Report) Reply

  • Freshman - 2,438 Points Dave Walker (9/3/2013 11:25:00 AM)

    When someone is willing to fight for you, you can't get any better than that.
    A great poem. (Report) Reply

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