Weldon Davis

Silver Star - 3,969 Points (8-16-80 / Fayetteville NC USA)

The Standard - Poem by Weldon Davis

You are the standard that I judge everything by
To me
How a real love
How a true woman should be

I hear stories
About relationships
Comedies, horrors
And I always think
Maybe she would do that
Maybe we would laugh at that
She would never hurt me in that way

I'm very thankful for that
So very thankful that
You came along and blessed me with your presence
You're just you
And I love you for it

I listen to the radio
And hear singers sing of
Twisted relationships or inescapable love

And I always think that
You never complicate things
With you I know just where I stand
I don't have to compete with
A thousand Johnnie-come-latelys

You make me smile
You make me content
And I never have to worry
Where your loyalties lay

I'm so thankful for that
So blessed
To have a companion such as you

The standard
Which none other compares to
The standard
Which I could never settle for less than
The standard
Which you bestow on me with your loving kindness
The standard
Which you've come into my life and shown me
That I deserve
A woman such as you are

I'm so very thankful for that

I love you

Topic(s) of this poem: friendship, love, relationship

Poet's Notes about The Poem

This poem is dedicated to that one person whom all others are compared to..We all have our 'standards' whether we admit it or not..LOL

Comments about The Standard by Weldon Davis

  • Edward Kofi Louis (1/22/2016 4:18:00 PM)

    A true lover touches the heart and, is ready for the truth. Nice work. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Friday, January 22, 2016

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