...And Sweet Was My Love Poem by Jan Oskar Hansen

...And Sweet Was My Love

Rating: 2.9

….And Sweet was My Love

I had met her in the town where I went to school,
about an hour train ride from my town. She was
very sweet and I had met her parents they lived in
a big house that had a bathroom, a novelty for me,
mind I used the public baths near my home.

A Saturday she came to visit my mother, who
didn’t say much, it was like she was feeling shy,
and didn’t offer us anything to eat, my girlfriend
and I went to the movie and when we came back
mother had gone to bed and left us to it.

I had to tell my girl that the sofa we sat on, was
my bed and that I used a sleeping bag; however
we had a spare woolly blanket, I put it over us
to keep warm. Side by side, if not by Sondheim,
we cuddled and fell youthfully asleep.

We awoke early I took her down to the railway
station so she could use its facilities, we also
breakfasted there, in silence, I had realised how
poor I was, she was shocked and wanted to go
home, and thus, forlornly a love affair ended.

Emma Adamyan 16 July 2009

im shocked too. y my comment is the first? i wonder, what do ppl read in here? perhaps those who think that shine/mine is a poetry. well, poor those who dont read ur poem. i mean it. thanks

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Indeed a sweet sad story.

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Chinedu Dike 11 December 2014

A lovely romantic narrative well put together. I wish to state here that, mere acquisition of material benefits is not a sign of personal superiority. Thanks for sharing this poem. Please read my poem MANDELA - THE IMMORTAL ICON.

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Dr Dillip K Swain 09 August 2021

A sweet love poem! 5 stars

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S.zaynab Kamoonpuri 03 May 2021

And also Plz do read and comment my newest poem too titled, 'A recount..of pandemic lockdowns worldwide. '

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S.zaynab Kamoonpuri 03 May 2021

Aww a free verse ballad, interesting sensational story poem, love affair ending due to low financial status eh. Kudos!

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A B Faniki 05 October 2019

Fine ballad. Thanks for sharing such an elegant and brillaint piece. I loeved it

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Dr Antony Theodore 30 March 2016

A love affair ended. she was shocked to see how poor i was. human mind and its mysteries. love and its mysteries. well portrayed. thank you dear poet. tony

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