David Keig

Rookie - 13 Points (1951 / UK)

I Can Only See You - Poem by David Keig

In the night I’d swear you’d kissed me
And told you how much you’d missed me
As you lay beside me sleeping in the night.

Now the bed it feels cold and empty
So I’ll blow a kiss so gently
It won’t stir you when you’re sleeping in your night.

But as the shadows darkly lengthen
From the time when we were as one
I’ll see you clearly
When my eyes are both shut tight.

As the space between us strengthens
As life’s passing greatly quickens
I’ll just say how much I loved you
And await our secret meetings in the night.

Comments about I Can Only See You by David Keig

  • Heather Wilkins (6/18/2013 4:16:00 PM)

    beautiful take on dreams in the night. and await our secret meetings in the night. (Report)Reply

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  • Maggie Munro (11/26/2012 2:09:00 AM)

    Reaches into the dark spaces of grieving. Very special. (Report)Reply

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  • (3/2/2011 12:07:00 AM)

    Omg -I reallly did like your poem / it really touched me / keep the good work up (Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, March 1, 2011

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