Jim Yerman


Love Nest - Poem by Jim Yerman

I recently ran across a list Deborah and I created long ago
It contained the dreams for our perfect house...our ideal bungalow.

We called it our North Carolina Love Nest and it was to be our creed
For we thought, on this paper, we listed everything we'd need.

Everything to keep us contented, our personal honeycomb
Everything our minds could think of...to make a happy home.

We were young and innocent back then...and our dreams...unlimited and grand
But despite our best intentions...life didn't go the way we planned.

You see we never built our dream house...but I still consider myself blessed
Because we realized...if we have love...it doesn't matter where we nest.

Topic(s) of this poem: happiness, love

Form: Verse


Comments about Love Nest by Jim Yerman

  • Akhtar Jawad (5/18/2019 9:32:00 PM)

    We were young and innocent back then...and our dreams...unlimited and grand
    But despite our best intentions...life didn't go the way we planned.........What we could not do is left for our next generations.
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  • Prabir Gayen (11/29/2018 3:36:00 PM)

    You see we never built our dream house...but I still consider myself blessed
    Because we realized...if we have love...it doesn't matter where we nest.....very fine thought.
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  • (9/15/2018 12:35:00 PM)

    Very nice, Jim. A wonderful home is a plus, but loving relationships matter more. You express this in down-to-earth terms and personalize it well.. (Report)Reply

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  • Chinedu Dike (5/20/2018 7:05:00 AM)

    Good rendition of words in heartwarming romantic piece of poetry, well conceived and elegantly penned from the heart. Lovely and very passionate. Thanks for sharing Jim. (Report)Reply

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  • Aqua Flower (5/10/2018 9:27:00 PM)

    Love that is truly defined in this well-penned piece! I liked this alot! :) (Report)Reply

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  • Indira Renganathan (10/10/2017 12:19:00 AM)

    Lovely love in simple words...love this poem a lot...congratulations on being the poet of the day (Report)Reply

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  • Khirod Dalpati (10/9/2017 10:36:00 PM)

    You see we never built our dream house...but I still consider myself blessed
    Because we realized...if we have love...it doesn't matter where we nest. Love divine and love defined. Beautiful...
    Congratulation for the poem of the day. You made my day.......... God Bless
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  • Practicing Poetess (10/9/2017 10:32:00 PM)

    And you summed it all up nicely!
    Wonderful poem, deserving of poem of the day.
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  • Akhtar Jawad (10/9/2017 8:50:00 PM)

    Congrats, all dreams may not come true, still there is a lot in life if there is love in a family. (Report)Reply

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  • Poet Poet (10/9/2017 7:58:00 PM)

    But despite our best intentions...life didn't go the way we planned...
    no human EVER BORN
    has yet been born to plan
    you r no exception
    but ur happy that's a blessing
    O POET GRAND
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  • James Mclain (10/9/2017 5:34:00 PM)

    Until one egg falls out upon the grass
    That break's it's fall.. iip.. James
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  • (10/9/2017 4:03:00 PM)

    With true love, one can be living on the streets and still be very happy. Beautiful testament to love! Jim, congratulations on a very well deserved Poem Of The Day. It brought a smile to my lips. And tears of joy for both of you. (Report)Reply

    Poet Poet(10/9/2017 8:00:00 PM)

    Lovely absolute theory You all are great poets of salt

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  • Rini Shibu (10/9/2017 3:36:00 PM)

    Life may not go as our planning but if there is love everything is sweet.. Congratulations for poem of the day.. Well written (Report)Reply

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  • (10/9/2017 10:38:00 AM)

    Love's true nest is in the heart..I'm glad you are blessed with Love's special magic.. a ten (Report)Reply

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  • Anita Aparajita Das (10/9/2017 10:36:00 AM)

    if we have love...it doesn't matter where we nest.
    Great poem.
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  • Seema Sharma Rimi (10/9/2017 8:58:00 AM)

    Because we realized...if we have love...it doesn't matter where we nest.

    A very nice penning, thanks poet for it and 10 for it.
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  • Anil Kumar Panda (10/9/2017 7:50:00 AM)

    This is simply a beautiful drop! ! There is nothing valuable than a true love.

    'You see we never built our dream house...but I still consider myself blessed
    Because we realized...if we have love...it doesn't matter where we nest. ' tells the true story of life of love. thanks for sharing and Congrats.
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  • Sabita Sahoo (10/9/2017 5:50:00 AM)

    .if we have love...it doesn't matter where we nest.
    Nice philosophy shared.
    Congrats.
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  • Liza Sudina (10/9/2017 4:50:00 AM)

    Your poem inspires for life! (Report)Reply

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  • (10/9/2017 3:11:00 AM)

    a wonderful poem that passes the test for the thing we all need for true happiness? ....... yes you have guessed it? it is love and togetherness! ...................beautifully penned Jim (Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Friday, October 7, 2016

Poem Edited: Friday, October 7, 2016


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