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I Am Not Yours

Rating: 3.6
I am not yours, not lost in you,
Not lost, although I long to be
Lost as a candle lit at noon,
Lost as a snowflake in the sea.

You love me, and I find you still
A spirit beautiful and bright,
Yet I am I, who long to be
Lost as a light is lost in light.
Oh plunge me deep in love--put out
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Mahtab Bangalee 02 March 2020
You love me, and I find you still A spirit beautiful and bright, Yet I am I, who long to be Lost as a light is lost in light. .../// beautiful loving expression; fantastic poem shared
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Adeeb Alfateh 02 March 2020
such a beautiful great feelings......greatly penned.......great 10++
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sharon 28 February 2018
stupid all of it plain hurtful stupid a lot of grief for someone that i will never know or at least i dont think so
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lissiemariah_14 01 February 2019
how is it stupid bcuz thats not wat im understanding poetry is about how u feel inside and out its like all of ur feelings just poor out on a peice of paper and u letting them go...... so plz help me understand
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sharon 24 December 2017
well of course you deserve to be a free spirit how would i know that i left any impression not all that observant it never occured to me no one had ever really paid attenion / wonder why wow i was so wrong /i was going to ask help but who would believe that he was going to try to kill me /////it is all my fault
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sharon 15 December 2017
dont finish my sentence yikes
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Rajnish Manga 21 November 2016
I am enamored by the captivating beauty of this love poem studded with exquisite expressions and is sweetly rhymed. Thanks. I quote: Yet I am I, who long to be Lost as a light is lost in light.
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Unnamed Unnamed 14 September 2015
Has such a nice rhythm and rhyme...and then you hit that final word. Haha. I hate when poets use similarly spelled words and think it's a substitute for similar-sounding words.
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Kim Barney 29 May 2015
AND I am going to add Sara to my favorite poets list.
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Kim Barney 29 May 2015
Wow! One of the best love poems ever. I'm not really a fan of love poems usually, but I may just add this one to my favorites list.
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Chinedu Dike 29 May 2015
Piece of great elegance, subtly penned in romantic diction to capture it's deep of insight and essence of the poem. A beautiful romantic and love poem indeed. Superb! Thanks for sharing. Please read my poem MANDELA - THE IMMORTAL ICON.10/10
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