John Leroy Maxwell

Veteran Poet - 1,341 Points (Harrisburg, Pa.)

I Cried Today

Poem by John Leroy Maxwell

I cried today, as I touched your face, in memory,
not wanting to waken you in your slumber
I eased out of bed, early, to brew your favorite coffee,
knowing the aroma would awaken you
Together we would sip our brew, and smile,
facing each other with Love
It is Saturday, and the day is ours to enjoy together
As I picked up my favorite book, from the nightstand,
and began to read You caressing my bare chest,
with your hands, I put down the book, and returned
your Love Your vibrant passion was as steamy as
the coffee we sipped, as we lay embraced in
each others arms, naked as the dawn
The hours passed, and we cared not about time, but
about pleasing each other Then again, I reached out
and touched your face, in memory
I cried today, alone


Comments about I Cried Today by John Leroy Maxwell

  • Clarence PrinceClarence Prince (4/9/2017 2:48:00 PM)

    Good that we are blessed with memory; even enough to take home with us!(Report)Reply

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  • Dr Tony BrahminDr Tony Brahmin (5/31/2016 12:02:00 PM)

    your Love Your vibrant passion was as steamy as
    the coffee we sipped, as we lay embraced in
    each others arms....sweet memories....... i cried...... you hve pictured lovely memories my dear poet. very nice poem. thank you. tony(Report)Reply

    John MaxwellJohn Maxwell(5/31/2016 5:06:00 PM)

    Thanks for your reply Dr. Tony. It was a lost love

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  • Jeannie Ann Clark (1/3/2008 8:21:00 PM)

    This is very sad...keep writing...you express well...thank you.(Report)Reply

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  • John Nightingale (1/3/2008 8:21:00 PM)

    Sad but beautiful. Thanks.(Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, January 3, 2008