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True Love

Rating: 4.8
In the middle of the night, when we get up
after making love, we look at each other in
complete friendship, we know so fully
what the other has been doing. Bound to each other
like mountaineers coming down from a mountain,
bound with the tie of the delivery-room,
we wander down the hall to the bathroom, I can
hardly walk, I hobble through the granular
shadowless air, I know where you are
with my eyes closed, we are bound to each other
with huge invisible threads, our sexes
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COMMENTS
Annalease 30 July 2020
This poem is one of the only love poems I can relate to. Not too mushy and squishy, not too stern. Perfect.
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Selina 30 July 2020
Anyone here after hearing/watching Hozier read this poem on his Instagram live? Incredible poem. All the feels. Thanks to Sharon Olds for the poem and Hozier for introducing his fans to it.
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Dr Antony Theodore 23 April 2020
In the middle of the night, when we get up after making love, we look at each other in complete friendship, we know so fully what the other has been doing. Relating an intimate experience. tony
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Sylvia Frances Chan 15 October 2018
LOVE, my fav. subject. Realistic and crystal clear. Such a beautiful poem this has become, Sharon. So happy to Congratulate you that this poem is chosen as the Modern Poem Of The Day, hurray! A 10 and myriad of 10's. Sincerely, Sylvia Frances Chan
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Such a beautiful poem... your words so full of love
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Anonymous 26 January 2018
I will help you see
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Kshirod Kumar Dehury 23 November 2017
ohhhhh such a great poem.nice very true love.beautifull in this lovely poem.thanks for sharing.10++++++
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Wayne Kingston 06 March 2016
People who experienced true cohabitation during a truly love-filled relationship can readily feel the essence of the moment portrayed. Fond memories for many; foreign material for more. I wish al True Love. Thx for putting this to verse.
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M Asim Nehal 28 September 2016
Very True, I agree with your comments
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Gajanan Mishra 05 January 2016
so earthly.. not beyond that..
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