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A love poem

Here’s to Missing You, Dear Reader

Let it be just the two of us again.

Image of two frogs, in cartoon form. the male on one knee with a bouquet of flowers proposing to the female frog. She appears quite upset as if thinking he is not being sincere
Image by Here and now, unfortunately, ends my journey on Pixabay from Pixabay

I miss the connection that we had

Between my writing pen and your highlighting pen.

I miss the camaraderie we shared

Between your smart comments and my answered attempts.

I miss the way we’d resonate; when our ideas coagulate

The thoughts that are inside my head and the advice you give instead.

I miss the respect that we both shared and the understanding that we cared,

For this real experience so unique, as making love between the sheets.

I miss your claps and private notes.

I miss your statements and your quotes.

Your criticisms I held dear since I know we only came to share,

A message that is so divine, a gift that’s yours and theirs and mine.

My favourite reader, please come back, set my writing back on track.

I never thought I’d miss you so, as if you’d promised not to go.

I woke at two to write this piece, I really needed the release.

And so as I close my prose in hope, please know your views keep me afloat.

Not for money, nor for fame, just knowing you look for my name.

I miss the beauty we did celebrate, I hope this message is not too late.



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Ilis Trudie Palmer

Ilis Trudie Palmer

Energy, Creativity, Spirituality, the Great E.S.C; One dose of upfulness in each story or poem or song lyric.