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Love Poem Now We Are Older

Some nights, the dim light
of a single lamp
is so keen upon your face
as you, weary,
begin to doze, drowsy
of the long day,
that though I am alone
in the awareness, my heart breaks
only for you.

I love you again so much,
selfishly, selflessly
I let you sleep a moment longer.
Sitting up
there in your chair,
your head bobs in repose.


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8 thoughts on “Poem

  1. I love this one.

  2. thanks! honey, not a reader, even liked it.

  3. thank you, e!

  4. thank you, kelly!

  5. wow, thanks lisa and everyone again!apparently i am not alone in the drowsy spouse dept!

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