John Ackerman

Cynthia

Cynthia

When at night I close my eyes,
to think all the days gone by,
to feel again those passions past,
and feeble joy that never lasts,

I'm always drawn to thoughts of you, my only love my Cynthia
I think I found you in a dream,
the night I pressed beyond the seam,
where fantasy and reality meet

in summer mist so soft and sweet,
But you were all I ever felt, my deepest love, my Cynthia
But dreams just last within the night, when morning came,
Her soul took flight

I awake to find Her never there
She passes like the misty air
To leave me longing and alone, my painful love,
my Cynthia

Enigma love you swell the heart,
to crush the same when lovers part
But whether love and joy you bring
or bitter pain and Death's cold sting

I plead you come to me again, my final love,
My Cynthia

Topic(s) of this poem: hope, love and art, peace day

Poem Submitted: Thursday, June 8, 2017

Form: Free Verse


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  • Rajendra RoutRajendra Rout (12/24/2017 8:19:00 PM)

    Great poem shaired dear John Ackerman.i enjoy your poem....10++++

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  • Akram JanAkram Jan (9/20/2017 10:23:00 AM)

    Great poem i ever read. your poem is full of love and passion toward your beloved. your words depicts that your beloved is more that a human being. Your beloved is some one who came from paradise.

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  • Rajnish MangaRajnish Manga (6/11/2017 11:33:00 PM)

    Very painful and poignant narrative on a loving relationship that could not last long. Thanks.
    to feel again those passions past,
    and feeble joy that never lasts,

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  • Bharati NayakBharati Nayak (6/11/2017 10:10:00 PM)

    I awake to find Her never there
    She passes like the misty air
    To leave me longing and alone, my painful love,
    my Cynthia

    Enigma love you swell the heart,
    to crush the same when lovers part
    But whether love and joy you bring
    or bitter pain and Death's cold sting

    I plead you come to me again, my final love,
    My Cynthia
    - - - - - - - - - The pining of heart, the desire to be with love, be it life or death is so wonderfully expressed in this poem.Congratulations for being selected as the Poet of the Day.

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  • Savita TyagiSavita Tyagi (6/11/2017 11:05:00 AM)

    Beautiful poem. Urging of passionate heart expressing its longing for its love flows so well in poetic expressions. Congratulations foe a well deserved poem of the day place.

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  • Lorraine Margueritte Gasrel Black (6/11/2017 10:35:00 AM)

    Dreaming about a Dream Lover..Perhaps one of the best ways for fulfillment of your soul..Lovely poem..and well done.. a ten..If you get a chance please read my poem, Morning's Mist....

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  • Edward Kofi LouisEdward Kofi Louis (6/11/2017 8:50:00 AM)

    All the days gone by! ! Thanks for sharing this poem with us.

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  • Rini ShibuRini Shibu (6/11/2017 6:21:00 AM)

    Poem filled with love and grief..Congrats for being poem of the day

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  • Linet SabastianLinet Sabastian (6/11/2017 4:03:00 AM)

    Thoughts clearly expressed in writing. Good work.

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  • Bernard F. AsuncionBernard F. Asuncion (6/11/2017 3:52:00 AM)

    When at night I close my eyes, ... congrats on being chosen... a big 10++++

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  • Tom Allport (6/11/2017 2:46:00 AM)

    a sad poem of someone's eternal search for a love lost? ...........well written

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