Elizabeth Sheaffer

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More Than An Embrace - Poem by Elizabeth Sheaffer

For the first time in nearly two weeks,
I saw your face today.
You smiled when you saw me,
And pulled me so close,
Not knowing you trouble my sleep.

'I missed you, ' escaped your lips.
Your warm embrace gave me comfort.
It's amazing I even knew what you said
When all I could think as I stood there,
Was how you I so longed to kiss.

It's not often these days that I see you,
But every time that I do
I'm reminded of why I feel so strongly.
I stand in your arms, inhaling your scent,
Knowing my love's all too true.

When I see you my heart starts to race
And my pulse goes nearly sky high.
I'll bet you can read my thoughts;
There's no way you can possibly be unaware
That I long for more than an embrace.

Comments about More Than An Embrace by Elizabeth Sheaffer

  • (2/4/2007 7:59:00 AM)

    This is a very convincing and refreshing portrayal of longing which has a great deal of the flavour of innocence in its well crafted lines. Well developed and composed from start to end. Quality poetry, and one of your best. jim (Report)Reply

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  • (2/1/2007 10:06:00 AM)

    Stunning expression of perfectly natural feelings of love and longing. Beautifully penned. HG: -) xx (Report)Reply

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  • (1/30/2007 8:12:00 PM)

    Well-felt and amazing as always. (Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, January 30, 2007

Poem Edited: Thursday, January 6, 2011

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