Sophia White

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When Words Fail


I once thought words held everything,
Each dream and thought and sight.
They could express the heart and soul
Make the leaden spirit take flight.
I thought that every feeling inside
Could be released by a single sound,
But then I met someone – you
And words crashed to the ground.
No word could show just how I feel
When our eyes meet one another
Or how your voice can lift my heart
Make it dance like no other.
No phrase or sentence could rightly express
The joy that springs to life
When you glance my way – Oh! How
Your gaze cuts like a knife.
No word is nearly quite sufficient
To explan the rapturous times
Your hand, by fault or accident,
Lightly brushes mine.
I’ve written verse, book, and song,
With words varied and grand,
But never come across one for you
In any time or land.
And so I’ve never told you
What I feel inside,
And till I find words to suffice
My love I’ll softly hide.

Submitted: Friday, March 03, 2006
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  • Rookie Lesa K (7/20/2006 11:27:00 AM)

    Another amazing poem, Sophia. Sometimes words are not enough to speak the feelings inside you heart.... but still we often try. (Report) Reply

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