Lora Colon

Veteran Poet - 2,729 Points (26 September 1944 / Missouri - United States)

What Does It Matter!


What does it matter if sunshine fails,
And my sky's not always blue;
What does it matter.... I'm not upset
If I know I belong to you

What does it matter if every path
I take is not strewn with flowers;
What does it matter, as long as you
Are near to calm my anxious hours

What does it matter if birds don't sing
To awaken me each day;
What does it matter..... I think of you
And all my problems fade away

What does it matter if now and then
A tear has to dampen my eye;
What does it matter..... if you love me
I'll bear whatever makes me cry

What does it matter if crashing waves
Destroy dreams, leaving but a few;
What does it matter..... tell me again
That I'll always belong to you!

Submitted: Thursday, January 30, 2014

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  • Bronze Star - 5,525 Points Bri Edwards (2/8/2014 7:51:00 PM)

    another great write. i'll add you to MyPoetLIst. i wish some woman/women had written this for me! of course then i would be self-conscious if i had to let her/them go. i might even like it if a man wrote this for me....as a friend OF COURSE! :) bri thanks for sharing.
    p.s. i usually don't go for love poems, but i'll make an exception in this case. (Report) Reply

  • Veteran Poet - 3,239 Points Pradip Chattopadhyay (1/31/2014 3:29:00 AM)

    the climaxing two lines are so full of pathos, I paused and felt saddened. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 433 Points David Lessard (1/30/2014 9:37:00 PM)

    Belonging to someone is the essential matter. Lovely, soul bearing beauty in this one Lora. (Report) Reply

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