Robert Melliard

Rookie - 10 Points (20 - 5 - 1953 / Georgetown)

Love? - Poem by Robert Melliard

'What's love? ' she asks, and I reply:
'This strong, pure admiration
that I feel for you inside.'

'And why does love exist? '
'To make life bearable, ' I say,
'and compensate for grief and pain.'

'But when does it take place,
and where? ' she wants to know.
'Each time I glance at you, ' I answer
'and everywhere I look, from head to toe.'

She seems quite happy with these words,
romantic as they try to be; but then
I sense that something isn't right:
if this sentiment were mutual,
she'd know what love was like!

Topic(s) of this poem: love


Comments about Love? by Robert Melliard

  • (12/29/2008 6:41:00 AM)

    oh...thanks a lot for asking me to read this poem...coz if you didnt...i would have missed it! ....a very good piece...my favourite lines were
    'But when does it take place,
    and where? ' she wants to know.
    'Each time I glance at you, ' I answer,
    'and everywhere I look, from head to toe.

    any girl hearing that from a lover would get a shiver of pleasure all over her body and that feeling is beautiful! ! !

    a very good poem...10+ for sure from me
    Nia
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  • (12/27/2008 1:39:00 PM)

    very true! i love this poem i give it a 10! actually beyond a 10. If you had love you/ loves you she would not ask! (Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Friday, December 19, 2008

Poem Edited: Friday, May 16, 2014


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