Susan Lacovara

Gold Star - 8,527 Points (1963 / New York)

While I Waited - Poem by Susan Lacovara

Life went about it's shopping list errands
While I waited
To love you

Seasons changed
And years, to the abacus,
We're added
While I waited
To love you

Fashions took turns in trending
Music developed a beat all it's own
Traffic grew heavier
While I waited
To love you.

I knew you were there
Out there, just beyond the corner
Next to the bakery,
By the cozy Italin restaurant
Down the block
from the fountain in the park
Near the bench, beneath the tree

I knew you were there
Waiting for me to find you
All those dreams of one day
Coming across your face
In the crowd
Seeing it was you, just you
All along that long journey
I waited
To love you

Topic(s) of this poem: love

Form: Prose Poem


Poet's Notes about The Poem

(04/03/15) For my Mmmmman. Well worth the wait. I always believe in second chances and new romances. I believe in you. I have waited, to love you.

Comments about While I Waited by Susan Lacovara

  • Anthony Burkett (5/3/2015 11:38:00 PM)


    I hope you're speaking of me... and if not... then I am truly envious of someone... a beautiful... and absolutely breathtaking requiem to true, honest and genuine love.... well done dear friend... well done indeed! (Report) Reply

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  • Dee Corpolongo (5/2/2015 2:51:00 AM)


    Beautifully written and gives such a wonderful feeling of the likes of finding treasure.
    We all wait for may things, be it getting rich, losing weight, etc. but to wait for love that is found is priceless.
    I wish all the best for you always my friend....{{{hugs}}}
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  • Sekharan Pookkat (4/16/2015 8:21:00 AM)


    Life goes on with music and traffic
    Seasons and sessions
    To see what you waited for
    and grant the feeling a great success
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Poem Submitted: Friday, April 3, 2015

Poem Edited: Friday, April 3, 2015


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