Ivory Irving

Rookie (December 6th / Bronx, New York)

Missing You - Poem by Ivory Irving

I miss you like the tide would miss the ebb
I miss you like the spider would miss her web
I miss you like a wave would miss its curl
I miss you like the abalone would miss its pearl
I miss you like an arrow would miss the centaur
I miss you like a lighthouse would miss the haar
I miss you like a bull would miss his horns
I miss you like a rose would miss her thorns
I miss you like an addict who cannot use
I miss you like the artist who's lost her muse

The yearning, the turning;
The changing of the seasons;
The rhyming, the timing;
The sillage of your fragrance;
Enduring, so alluring;
Repenting my transgressions.

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  • S.zaynab Kamoonpuri (2/15/2014 12:32:00 PM)

    A creative fabulous poem in fine similes! Extraordinary style of missin yor belovd.
    Pls review my latest too, a busybee poem.
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Poem Submitted: Monday, December 19, 2011

Poem Edited: Saturday, February 15, 2014

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