Charles VanDeweel

Another Smile (A Story Of Unrequited Love) - Poem by Charles VanDeweel

Another day, another smile, oh how I wish it would stay a while.
Here it comes, there it goes, just like the sight of a withering rose.
But for a moment and then it's gone, a game of chess and I'm the pawn.
I become consumed by this dream, as I continue down the stream.
I reminisce at this delightful thought, the more I do the more I rot.
Night comes and I'm alone, my mind takes off towards the unknown.
A silent prayer to keep me still, for a moment then tumble downhill.
Aching for a good night's sleep, the thought returns, I begin to weep.
Is this my life? Is this my curse? To be alone, could it be worse?
I wake up and she's not there, another day and no one to share.

Topic(s) of this poem: hopeless, love lost, romantic, sad love, unrequited love

Comments about Another Smile (A Story Of Unrequited Love) by Charles VanDeweel

  • Kelly Kurt (12/10/2015 1:10:00 PM)

    There are nearly 4 billion women on earth, surely at least one other could become a love (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, December 9, 2015

Poem Edited: Monday, December 21, 2015

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