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Mere Words


I searched among the card displays,
To see if I could find,
A little something that would say
Just what was on my mind.

However there was not a one,
That captured it just right,
For no one else can understand
Just what I’d like to write.

I even find it difficult
To try to write it down,
For how do I portray to you,
The love that I have known?

I close my eyes and what I see,
Is someone I adore;
A person who is beautiful,
Right down into their soul.

Mere words cannot describe
The many qualities you show,
The love and caring nature that
You share with those who know.

Your kind and gentle temperament,
Your sweet angelic smile,
Your softly spoken sentiments,
That reach across the miles.

Your smile and laugh that sparkle with
The softness of your sighs,
The way your face lights up a room …
That twinkle in your eye.

The loving gestures through the years,
That quickly come to mind,
For always you’ve a gentle word
To calm and soothe I find.

I struggle and I search to try
To find some words anew …
And yet I cannot capture
All the things that make you you.

I shall therefore, be satisfied
That you must simply know,
Just how I feel about you,
For with words I cannot show.

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Gracie July 6, 2010 - 12:54 am

I love your poems Praveen. I discovered this website a few months ago and I occasional read your poems.You’re quite talented.I love this poem! These are words I’d love to share with someone love.
Thumbs up!

Jami November 14, 2011 - 10:06 pm

i really like this poem it decribes everythang im feeling right now. i just lost a loved one and would like to read it at the funeral if thats okay with you?

misty hicks February 1, 2013 - 6:00 pm

My husband printed this poem for Valentine’s Day. It is absolutely beautiful!


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