Treasure Island

Melek Yuzlu


You Are The Tenderness


You are the tenderness 
that inspires me to write
of music and poetry -
and of love, and of life.

Yours is the gentleness
in who's arms I rest;
caressed by your beauty
in who's love I am blessed.

Yours are the words 
soft and sweetly spoken,
reassuring a heart that has
been neglected and broken.

Yours is the passion
my heart often needs -
a heart that lacks courage
as inside my body bleeds.

Yours is the graciousness;
a gentle, loving soul,
who has come into my life,
and made my body whole.

Submitted: Saturday, February 08, 2014
Edited: Saturday, February 08, 2014

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This poem is dedicated to someone who has recently entered my life - I hope a lifelong friend. He has inspired me and given me something special - something very few people have. This is for a gentle soul, and a loving, caring person. This is my way of expressing what he has inspired me to become.

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