Uriah Hamilton

Live For Someone - Poem by Uriah Hamilton

Keep me near you in this dream,
As close as the strands of your hair
Kissing your bare shoulders in the summertime.

This love is pure and untainted
Like an ancient stream in the woods
Leading to a sacred shrine.

I can’t promise to fulfill every desire
That motivates your heart,
But my every thought follows the path
Leading to the innocence and vulnerability of your eyes.

We have to make it in this life understanding
We are water flowing through God’s ocean of purpose;
Everything has higher meaning when it’s done
For someone other than ourselves,

And I need to live for someone like you.

Comments about Live For Someone by Uriah Hamilton

  • Frank James Ryan Jr...fjr (6/16/2015 11:02:00 PM)

    Like the variable rhyme scheme...It works well with this mellifluously structured piece ~FjR~ (Report) Reply

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  • (5/5/2010 4:14:00 AM)

    A gorgeous flow of words and sentiment. Top-notch love song, full of truth and meaning. - Will (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Sunday, May 2, 2010

Poem Edited: Saturday, July 3, 2010

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