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Love's Arms

Rating: 4.3

Love opened his arms, he welcomed me
Into that warm embrace
But it wasn't enough, not enough for me
I was still part of the race.
I slipped through the fingers, running solidly
Into the darkness ahead.
I didn't look around me
I didn't see my feet
Just days ahead of dread.
Love opened his arms, he welcomed me

Even though I scoffed
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Monday, August 31, 2015
Topic(s) of this poem: love
POET'S NOTES ABOUT THE POEM
I wrote this when contemplating the grief of losing a much loved father, and how my husbands love had helped me to cope with loss.
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COMMENTS OF THE POEM
Dr Antony Theodore 02 July 2016

he took away the fear He showed he cared. Yes, love opened his arms, welcomed me into the embrace.. i hold on to that beloved experience. thanking always the Lord above...... uniting a love experience to God Almighty is something great.. and it shows your attitudes which are divine. thank you dear poetess. tony

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Ratnakar Mandlik 28 May 2016

Heartiest Congrats on the member Poem of the Day as also for composing such a beautiful poem with deep meaning given by love to life itself.

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Akhtar Jawad 28 May 2016

A touching poem expressing mixed human feelings, on one hand grief on a big loss, on the other love asking the human to live for love, as love is immortal, it never dies just changes it's shape.

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Kim Barney 28 May 2016

The poet's note explains a lot and makes the poem so much easier to understand. Thank you for that, and congratulations on poem of the day!

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Bernard Snyder 28 May 2016

What an amazing poem Fella. Beautiful flow as well. Congrats!

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Clarence Prince 28 May 2016

And I cling on still With all my might Thanking the Lord above, and that's the right thing to do!

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Bharati Nayak 28 May 2016

Yes love can wipe away loss of love.A lovely poem, thanks for sharing.

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Agatha Eliza 28 May 2016

It's such a beautiful and delicate poem! It radiates so much love, light and warmth. It's something one must read with the open heart, because the wordsthat shaped it came from the heart. Thank you so much for writing it. I'm rating it a 10!

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Binayak Dutta 28 May 2016

very nice poem with strong message, it will be a great pleasure if you take a look at my poems the negatives and crying is good, share your comment

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M Asim Nehal 28 May 2016

A nice poem and congrats Della for the poem of the day........

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