Nhuan LeXuan

Rookie - 30 Points (1930 / Vietnam)

Wishes


I only wish
You were a flower:
I pin you on my pocket, close to my heart,
To cherish your fragrance; above all you tower.

I only wish
You were dew:
On my long road, in unfavorable weather,
I am wet with frost; I bathe in you.

I only wish
You were a bird:
I take with me the litte pretty pet
To have your sweet love songs always heard.

I only wish
You were the muse:
I adore the masterpieces,
Passion for you into all my youth to infuse.

But, darling, I am so afraid! If you were
A flower: crowds would feast their eyes upon you!
Frost: folks would venture into wind and dew!
A bird: spreading your wings, high sky to recover,
You would fly off and quit this lover!
Poetry: you are the outstanding verse,
I am not able to broider with words too terse,
Although I dote on you with all my heart!
And thus, I yield to your trend.
Do your part!
My joys of life on you depend...

Submitted: Sunday, November 28, 2004
Edited: Thursday, December 25, 2008
Listen to this poem:

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

Form:


Read poems about / on: flower, weather, poetry, passion, wind, sky, heart

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?

Comments about this poem (Wishes by Nhuan LeXuan )

There is no comment submitted by members..

Famous Poems

  1. Phenomenal Woman
    Maya Angelou
  2. Still I Rise
    Maya Angelou
  3. The Road Not Taken
    Robert Frost
  4. If You Forget Me
    Pablo Neruda
  5. Dreams
    Langston Hughes
  6. Annabel Lee
    Edgar Allan Poe
  7. I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings
    Maya Angelou
  8. If
    Rudyard Kipling
  9. Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening
    Robert Frost
  10. A Dream Within A Dream
    Edgar Allan Poe
Trending Poets
Trending Poems
  1. Still I Rise, Maya Angelou
  2. Dreams, Langston Hughes
  3. The Road Not Taken, Robert Frost
  4. Phenomenal Woman, Maya Angelou
  5. I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings, Maya Angelou
  6. If You Forget Me, Pablo Neruda
  7. Fire and Ice, Robert Frost
  8. The Rose that Grew from Concrete, Tupac Shakur
  9. Woman Work, Maya Angelou
  10. Daffodils, William Wordsworth
[Hata Bildir]