John Libertus


You Left The Door Half-Closed Behind You - Poem by John Libertus

You left the door half-closed behind you,
I keep it that way, still,
and sometimes look through it to find you,
and sometimes wonder if I will

at night, in bed,
my pillow beneath my head,
my fingers touch the pillow across the spread
and I mistake the true,
and, half-asleep, drifting off,
make love to a dream of you

it hurts, the way we play this game,
the way we make it be,
yet, love, I miss you, all the same -
when are you coming back for me?


Comments about You Left The Door Half-Closed Behind You by John Libertus

  • (5/3/2006 1:21:00 AM)


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  • (4/22/2006 9:57:00 AM)


    A splendid title. Longing of the heart

    Patricia Gale
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  • (4/17/2006 4:42:00 AM)


    This is truly beautiful! It is the type of poem that a movie could be made of- a love story. Very nice! A ten. (Report) Reply

  • (4/16/2006 9:03:00 PM)


    What a nice poem on missing someone you love. I like the title, too. Sincerely, Connie Webb (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Sunday, April 16, 2006



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