John Tansey

Rookie - 191 Points (June 4th,1961...Gemini / Bronx, New York)

A Love Poem For Anyone... - Poem by John Tansey

For you, the hapless peruser,
who happens to thumb upon this page,
along a dusty shelf of books.
Was not haphazard at all;
For the page found your thumb
as it was fated to be,
as the effect finds the cause
and the cause finds you.
the heart bleeding reader.

If you would these words for you
then will it so.
for the subjective was never anyone
but the objective was always you,
the sensual stranger,
the romanticizing, lusty lover
who never turned my corner.

Comments about A Love Poem For Anyone... by John Tansey

  • (7/5/2015 11:55:00 AM)

    nice.. great.. the last lines surmises it all.. the lover never turned my corner.thanx for sharing this anyone's love poem dear poet... (Report) Reply

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  • Bernard Snyder (7/2/2015 11:24:00 PM)

    Your words are captivating...typo. (Report) Reply

  • Bernard Snyder (7/2/2015 11:21:00 PM)

    Great poem John! Your word are captivating! ! (Report) Reply

  • Edward Kofi Louis (7/2/2015 4:08:00 AM)

    The sensual stranger! Nice work. (Report) Reply

  • (11/19/2008 6:27:00 PM)

    Hope and the unrequited love which sparks our lives (Report) Reply

  • (9/25/2008 12:03:00 PM)

    lovely poem, keep it up :) (Report) Reply

  • Craig Anderson (3/30/2008 12:33:00 AM)

    Encapsulated from the first to the last John. I had to read it a few times, and i noticed the more you read it the better you enjoy it. 'the romanticizing, lusty lover
    who never turned my corner. ' Excellent my friend. Regards Craig.
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Poem Submitted: Saturday, March 29, 2008

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