Raj Dronamraju

Love Is Listening - Poem by Raj Dronamraju

Love is listening as much as speaking
Perhaps more
The smoothest tongue never truly applied the salve of understanding
In a way that made the speaker feel comforted or safe.

Love is listening as much as action
Action as a means to an end
Patient listening as a slowly built up form of credit
Love as knowing a person not about or of a person

Love is through shapes and sizes and obstacles and all the colors in the spectrum
Love is following a mood and attention is the destination
Love is listening as both empathy and sympathy

Look into each others eyes
I may judge you but I won't show you that I am doing this
Love can be the act but listening is the test
How deeply can you make her believe you know the meaning of her heart?

Topic(s) of this poem: love

Comments about Love Is Listening by Raj Dronamraju

  • (5/20/2019 10:34:00 AM)

    Defining love is difficult, if not impossible- as it is a feeling, but defining it as listening is a good start. (Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Monday, May 20, 2019

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